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KHALED FATTAH, TABSIR: There is a lazy shorthand in much Western reporting on the Middle East, particularly when it comes to describing the influence of tribes
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RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: An Israeli leader who neither respects nor fears an American president is a recipe for disaster both for Israel and America. Obama has yet to find that out.
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JUAN COLE: It’s well worth looking at previous situations where major powers tried to use economics to bring Iran to heel.
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RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Israel could severely bloody the Iranians, but it would still not be able to deliver a knock-out blow against its nuclear capability.
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RAMZY BAROUD: Leaders of adjacent countries might find themselves forced to choose sides in a conflict over resources and military presence.
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RAMZY BAROUD: History repeats itself, when we fail to learn its lessons. Israel might want to take such chances, but why should the rest of the world?
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PHILIP WEISS, MONDOWEISS: In an exasperated tone the US Defence Secretary laid down the law to the Israeli government, but is anyone listening?
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JAMES M. DORSEY: The Obama administration has been working hard behind the scenes to enlist the EU and Turkey in efforts to isolate Syria.