Israel And America: The “Special Relationship” That Isn’t – By Dr. Alan Sabrosky

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Now that the dust is starting to settle over the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense,it is useful to reflect on the bitter dispute that accompanied it,and to consider what it did – and did not – mean. Not much has been heard from Hagel’s opponents,while his supporters have been trumpeting their victory. But silence does not imply submission,and there are more … [Read more...]

Hagel In The Dock: The Aipac Dog Bites A Man – by Dr. Alan Sabrosky

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The doings in the US Senate over the nomination of former Senator Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense are illustrative of many things, not all of which are what they seem to be at first glance. We have a few days now before this plays out, and therefore an opportunity to reflect on the dynamics at work here. REPRISE I won't bore everyone with a blow-by-blow … [Read more...]

Palestine, Israel and America: The Strategic Void

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"If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle" - Sun Tzu (The Art of War, Special Edition) By Dr. Alan Sabrosky * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Let … [Read more...]

Uncomfortable Truths In Palestine: Indictment And Conundrum

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By Dr. Alan Sabrosky * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Far too often, what is not said, or cannot be said, publicly is more significant than the platitudes bandied about by assorted political leaders and pundits. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the ongoing Palestinian-Israeli matrix of death and disinformation. President Obama in particular acts as if he were … [Read more...]

Wikileaks Reprised – A Whiff Of… What?

By Dr. Alan Sabrosky * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz I have followed the unfolding teapot-tempest drama of the latest Wikileaks release with a certain bemusement, accompanied by a growing suspicion shared with others that all is not as it seems with these supposed revelations. But my initial impression, based of course on what I am reading in the mainstream and … [Read more...]