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Immediate Intelligence Bulletin: Senior Syrian or Hezbollah Military Commander Reportedly killed in Israeli air strike in the Golan Heights

******* Immediate Intelligence Bulletin   Date Report Published: March 19,2017 Information: Senior Syrian or Hezbollah Military Commander Reportedly killed in Israeli air strike in the Golan Heights Date of event: March 19, 2017 Date information received: March 19, 2017 Information Platform: Varied Information Platform Evaluation:  Unknown Source: Varied Source Evaluation: Unknown Spring:   Unknown Spring Evaluation: Unknown Information disclosed: Arab platforms of information report that an Israeli air strike in the Golan Heights on March 19th 2017 killed a Syrian named Yaser Mohammed Al-Sayid, identified by some Arab sources as high-ranking officer. According to one source, he was the commander of the Syrian Army’s Anti-Air Defense Force. Other sources argue the person is a senior commander within Lebanese Hezbollah organization. Reportedly,…

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A Prediction Materialized: Iranian Proxy Vows to “Fight to Liberate the Golan Heights”

Inside the Middle East – Intelligence Perspectives Intelligence Bulletin     March 14, 2017   A Prediction Materialized: Iranian Proxy Vows to “Fight to liberate the Golan Heights”   Information: In my January 2017 article “A Growing Whirlpool of Violence: The Middle East Legacy of Barack Obama “ I made the following prediction regarding the growing direct and indirect Iranian…

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Video Briefing: Iran Sends a Message in the Indian Ocean

In this video Avi Melamed analyzes Iran’s attack on Saudi Arabian ships in the Indian Ocean  

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Video Briefing: The Middle East Legacy of Barack Obama

This video (to watch the video click below on “READ MORE”) compliments my latest article: “A Growing Whirlpool of Violence: The Middle East Legacy of Barack Obama“ This will also be the theme of my upcoming  North American Tour – February 7 – March 27, 2017. If you would like to invite me to speak to your community please email me at…

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A Growing Whirlpool of Violence: The Middle East Legacy of Barack Obama

January 19, 2017 Obama’s Legacy A Growing Whirlpool of Violence FINAL   A Growing Whirlpool of Violence: The Middle Eastern Legacy of Barack Obama by Avi Melamed   On June 4, 2009 the President of the United States, Barack Obama, delivered a speech at Cairo University entitled “A New Beginning” in which he called for the opening of a new…

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Lebanon: No Land for Beginning Politicians

January 7, 2017 Lebanon: No Land for Beginning Politicians by Avi Melamed   On October 31st 2016, 81-year-old, General Michele ‘Aoun, former Chief of Staff of the Lebanese Armed Forces was nominated by the Lebanese Parliament as the new President of Lebanon. In December 2016, a new government was formed in Lebanon under the leadership of the Prime Minister of…

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The Politics of Pragmatism – Jabhat Al-Nusrah Disembarking from Al-Qaeda

August 23rd, 2016 Jabhat Al-Nusrah Disembarking from Al-Qaeda by Avi Melamed Background: Jabhat al-Nusrah li-Ahl al-Sham (The Front for the Support of the People of Sham) is Al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria. Like Al-Qaeda, Jabhat Al-Nusrah is a Sunni Salafi-Jihadist organization. The word “Salaf” means the past of something, its origin, its roots, its primal source. The origins of Salafi thought are deep in the sands of…

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Do the Syrian Rebels in the Golan Heights have Surface-to-Surface Missiles?

  July 24th, 2016 Intelligence Bulletin Do the Syrian Rebels in the Golan Heights have Surface-to-Surface Missiles? Background: Similar to other areas in Syria, the Syrian District of Quneitra, which borders the Israeli part of the Golan Heights is a stage for ongoing clashes, of varying levels of intensity and frequency, between different Syrian Rebel groups on the one side,…

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Failed Military Coup in Turkey: President Recep & Mr. Erdoğan

I am REPOSTING THIS POST IN LIGHT OF A MISTAKE IN THE PREVIOUS TITLE July 20, 2016 by Avi Melamed A military coup in Turkey (July 15-16, 2016) was oppressed and failed. Though crushed, the attempted coup, which was apparently led by some factors within the Turkish army, indicates the deep and dangerous crisis which Turkey is experiencing that stems from…

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Failed Military Coup in Turkey:  President Recep & Mr. Erdoğan

PLEASE NOTE I EDITED THIS POST DUE TO AN ERROR IN THE TITLE July 20, 2016 by Avi Melamed A military coup in Turkey (July 15-16, 2016) was oppressed and failed. Though crushed, the attempted coup, which was apparently led by some factors within the Turkish army, indicates the deep and dangerous crisis which Turkey is experiencing that stems from serious…

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Intelligence Report: Harakat as-Sabeeren Nasran li-Filastin in the Gaza Strip

July 1st, 2016 by Avi Melamed General Background: The Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine, Harakat al-Jihād al-Islāmi fi Filastīn, most widely known as the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) is a Sunni Islamic group, established in the late 1970’s. The PIJ is a Palestinian organization inspired by Jihadi Islamist Militant ideology. The goal of Jihadi Islamist Militant ideology is to create,…

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Restoring U.S. Influence in the Middle East

Published in Inside Sources in May 4, 2016 Restoring U.S. Influence in the Middle East by Avi Melamed The United States is viewed in the Middle East today as a declining power with a diminished ability to influence events and lead. The Arab states, Turkey, and Israel are disturbed by U.S. policy in the Middle East—primarily America’s extended hand towards Iran,…

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America Must Revolutionize its Understanding of the Middle East

Published on March 28, 2016, 04:00 pm on The Hill Congressional Blog The Hills Forum for Lawmakers and Policy Professionals For the past generation, America’s Middle East policy has primarily been a chronology of failures. The proactive promotion of democratization in Iraq, Egypt, and the Palestinian arena resulted in catastrophes. Leading from behind appears to have failed too, as chaos in the…

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