Studies

ISIS Call to Attack Foreign Embassies and Diplomats of the “Infidel Countries”

ISIS's weekly newsletter al-Nabā' published an editorial about the lessons to be learned from the attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan (July 30, 2017), which it called "an action of high quality." According to the editorial, attacking embassies and diplomatic staff is one of the cheapest and most effective ways to exert pressure on "infidel governments."
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Hamas Summer Camps Continue Training the Younger Gazan Generation for the Armed Struggle against Israel

This year, as in previous years, summer camps were held throughout the Gaza Strip, attended by tens of thousands of Gazan children and adolescents. Most of the camps were organized by Hamas, some by other terrorist organizations and institutions.
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The Crisis on the Temple Mount Overview (updated to the afternoon of July 27, 2017)

On the night of July 26, 2017, Israel dismantled the scaffolding for “smart” security cameras at the entrances to the Temple Mount, meant to be set up at a later date.
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Iran’s interests and intent in Iraq and Syria reflected in statements by senior commanders of the Popular Mobilization Committee, the umbrella organization of the Shi’ite militias in Iraq handled by the Iranian Qods Force

Abu-Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of the Popular Mobilization Committee, the umbrella organization of the Shi’ite militias in Iraq, recently gave a speech at a conference in Mashhad, Iran.
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Hamas constructs a buffer zone to secure its border with Egypt in response to a demand from the Egyptian regime.

At the end of June 2017 the Hamas ministry of the interior and national security in the Gaza Strip began work on the foundations of a buffer zone between the Gaza Strip and Egypt.
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Marwan Barghouti: Partner for Peace Negotiations or Terrorist?*

This study examines the milestones in the life of Marwan Barghouti in an effort to reveal and analyzethe profound changes that occurred over the years within Fatah and in his positions regarding Israel.
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