The debate continues on all sides regarding the Hamas-Israel truce that began yesterday (1) (2) (3) (8) (9) (12). Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issues a plan for a US-backed overhaul of Palestinian security forces (5). Tensions between Israel and Iran continue to cause concern (4) (7). A letter to the Editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer from ATFP Senior Fellow Hussein Ibish challenges assertions by former Senator Rick Santorum (13).

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