Monday, November 19, 2018

The Gaza Water Crisis

http://jcpa.org/article/gaza-water-crisis/ Hamas and the Palestinian Authority in general failed to manage Gaza’s civil affairs. Even prior to the July 2014 Operation Protective Edge, an alarming collapse of Gaza’s physical infrastructures was evident: electricity, sewage, and...

What Egypt’s President Sisi Really Thinks

http://www.danielpipes.org/14931/abdel-fattah-al-sisi Former air marshal Husni Mubarak, now 86, had ruled Egypt for 30 years when his military colleagues forced him from office in 2011. Three years and many upheavals later, those same colleagues replaced his...

The nightmare of ‘Gaza Spring’

Here’s my takeaway from the latest Gaza war, linked to Arab Spring. It’s in The Times of Israel, along with an excerpt from my book: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/no-gaza-spring/  

Islamic Jihad Proudly Shows Off Tunnel Rebuilding Efforts

http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/21581/islamic-jihad-proudly-tunnel-rebuilding/#qTCfWVyVJ1aQJRIR.99 But you, O God, will cast them down into the pit of destruction; men of blood and treachery shall not live out half their days. But I will trust in you.” (Psalm 55:23) The Gaza...

Qatar’s terror funding makes it more foe than friend to U.S., critics say

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/09/16/qatar-cozies-up-to-us-while-funding-terror-say-critics/ Qatar has simultaneously been championed as a Western ally in the fight against terror and criticized as the Middle East's chief enabler of radical jihad. It may have found a way to be both,...

Immoral Equivalency

http://www.maraah-magazine.co.il   Judging the morality or immorality of war according to the number of people killed is not just another passing leftist cliché meant for public consumption, but has become the ultimate litmus test for determining...

An Open Letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

ALLAN I. MENDELSOHN WASHINGTON, D.C. August 18, 2014 The Honorable Ban Ki-Moon Secretary General, United Nations 700 United Nations Plaza New York, New York Dear Mr. Secretary General: As one who was a teen ager with nothing but the greatest of hopes...

Debunking UNRWA’s “Palestinian refugee” numbers

In a tour de force expose, SaveTheWest.com contributor Sam Solomon demolishes the myth upon which so much of the United Nations Relief Works Agency’s (UNRWA) “work” is premised: “to carry out direct relief and works...

Crying Need for UNRWA to Come Clean on Gaza

http://pjmedia.com/claudiarosett/crying-need-for-unrwa-to-come-clean-on-gaza/ What’s worse than a United Nations agency that provides massive welfare and support services to a Palestinian enclave run by terrorists? Well, how about having that same agency run by a loquacious Swiss national who...

Op-Ed: Hamas’ Dissolution Indispensable for Israel’s Security

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/15626#.VA2l3sKSySo In strategic context, nothing less than a large-scale 'invasion' to finish Hamas off and rid Gaza of a terrorist regime is going to ensure security for Israel. The hard facts speak for themselves: a deeply...