Jonathan Spyer

Jonathan Spyer is a senior research fellow at the Global Research in International Affairs Center, a fellow at the Middle East Forum, and a columnist at the Jerusalem Post. He is the author of The Transforming Fire: The Rise of the Israel-Islamist Conflict.

U.S. Blindspot Shows on the Iran Nuclear Deal

Administration still unconvinced of the danger of Iran’s regional ambitions

With Help From Tehran and Moscow, and Inaction by the U.S., Assad Is Poised To Stay

Thanks to outside forces waging a proxy battle in Syria, 2013 has become a year of attrition rather than endgames

Gas Masks and Soldiers in Anxious Tel Aviv

Syria crisis marks the end of a quiet Israeli summer

The Lesser of Syria’s Evils

Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war

Arab Upheaval Reaches Israel

The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil war in Syria are bringing violence to Israel’s borders

Likud’s Late Grandfather

It’s the children of Irgun fighters who are known as princes of the Israeli right. But Benzion Netanyahu was a scholar, not an underground militant.

Among the Insurgents

Smuggled into Syria, a reporter finds that the Free Syrian Army lacks leadership but is fiercely united against Bashar al-Assad and Iran

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