Al Qaeda-affiliated groups in Syria appear to be gaining the upper hand in the fight for control of the country, an alarming trend, which not only threatens regional stability but the interests of the West too. Nobody is more concerned about these developments than the Israelis who are analysing various prospective unfolding scenarios on their doorstep and possible manners in which to deal with them. In this month’s edition of the magazine Mel Frykberg reports.

The Middle East Magazine posts a small selection of articles monthly on the website. However, to read the magazine in full you can subscribe to receive the magazine by mail details of which can be found on the home page of the website. For digital subscriptions please click HERE