Friday, November 16, 2018

The Damascus Cover book becomes film

In October, 2014, thirty-seven years after its initial publication The Damascus Cover, by Howard Kaplan, begins film production in Morocco starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Abigail Spencer, Jurgen Prochnow, and Navid Negahban who played Abu...

New US funds allocated to UNRWA ​in Gaza ​without any conditions attached

United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Palestinians in Gaza http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2014/09/231975.htm#.VCCvgnIAQlA.gmail Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 22, 2014 Today, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United States is providing more than...

A Dispassionate Look at UNRWA as a neutral source… After Examining UNRWA Statements During...

In the New Year, Israel and nations concerned about the humanitarian rehabilitation of Gaza are looking for an agency to carry out that task at hand. A neutral entity has been sought in order to...

Israeli teacher recalls her kidnapped students

http://www.sdjewishworld.com/2014/09/16/israeli-teacher-recalls-kidnapped-students/ On the morning of June 12, my heart was ripped out of my chest. It was the Friday that, as a teacher in Makor Chaim (“Source of Life”) yeshiva high school, I received a text message that...

Efraim Inbar: The New Strategic Equation in the Eastern Mediterranean

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=64939 THE BEGIN-SADAT CENTER FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY Mideast Security and Policy Studies No. 109 The New Strategic Equation in the Eastern Mediterranean Efraim Inbar http://besacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/English-booklet.pdf EXECUTIVE SUMMARY For centuries, the Mediterranean Sea was the main arena for international interactions,...

Qatar’s Support of Hamas and Jihadist Forces in the Middle East

http://jcpa.org/article/qatars-support-of-hamas-jihadist-forces/#sthash.dk14HQuF.dpuf Vol. 14, No. 30       September 23, 2014 Qatar is unquestionably engaged in international terrorist financing. According to the U.S. Treasury’s division for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, “Qatar, a longtime U.S. ally, has...

Hamas Policy after Operation “Protective Edge”

http://jcpa.org/article/hamas-policy/ Vol. 14, No. 29    September 18, 2014 Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal recently revealed Hamas’ unfolding strategy in the wake of the Gaza war, particularly the use of the international system as an economic safety net...

The Surreal ‘Reconstruction’ of Gaza

http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/arlene-kushner/the-surreal-reconstruction-of-gaza/ Much of what goes on in the world these days has a surreal quality.  But here’s a case that is emblematic of a host of situations: On Monday, the United Nations pulled back hundreds of...

Encouraging Children to Engage in Acts of War: Struggle, Jihad and Martyrdom in Schoolbooks...

Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks used by UNRWA in its schools in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip promote the goal of a violent struggle for the liberation of Palestine. That struggle, which is...

How Peace Negotiator Martin Indyk Cashed a Big, Fat $14.8 Million Check From Qatar

http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/184713/martin-indyk-qatar The New York Times recently published a long investigative report by Eric Lipton, Brooke Williams, and Nicholas Confessore on how foreign countries buy political influence through Washington think tanks. Judging from Twitter and other...