Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Palestinian Payments to Incarcerated Terrorists and Martyrs’ Families Rise in 2017

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation The Palestinian Authority recently released its detailed budget for 2017, and it includes the usual allocations for salaries to imprisoned and released terrorists, as well...

Egypt’s Others

http://carnegieendowment.org/sada/2013/11/05/refugees-and-egypt-s-other/gsqu Egypt’s armed forces appear to be leading a revival of Egyptian nationalism since the ousting of Mohamed Morsi. The civic state with equal rights for all citizens, the respect for Egypt's security institutions, and...

Lights, Camera, Intifada

The violence in the Mideast has become a war of images, in which the press is the key to victory Byline: Stephanie Gutmann is the author of The Kinder, Gentler Military (Scribner). Body Day after day the seemingly...

When Will Nusseibeh Speak “Moderation” on the PBC?

Larry Lowenthal, head of the American Jewish Committee in Boston, misses the point: At the December 10th lunch in Boston, Sari Nusseibeh was not asked the key question: Since Nusseibeh holds a key position in the...

New Palestinian Poll Shows Hardline Views, But Some Pragmatism Too

http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/new-palestinian-poll-shows-hardline-views-but-some-pragmatism-too A reliable new West Bank/Gaza public opinion survey conducted on June 15-17 -- the only such poll since the current kidnapping crisis began -- shows that Palestinian popular attitudes have hardened considerably on long-term...

Thin Palestinian NGO narrative about 2 Palestinians killed after attempt to stab soldier

It was a stretch, but the Palestinian PCHR narrative, that fails to seriously address the Israeli accounting of what transpired, still came to the conclusion that Israel should be condemned. #1. What happened: 2 Palestinans killed after attempt...

U.S. officials skeptical on a demilitarized Palestine

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-israel-palestine16-2009jun16,0,3858683.story

Reporting from Washington -- U.S. officials reacted skeptically Monday to an
Israeli proposal that the United States and other world powers guarantee
that a new nation of Palestine remain demilitarized as a condition of its
statehood.

Jews in the Judean Desert?

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/336117/jews-judean-desert-clifford-d-may # More than 40,000 people have been slaughtered during the rebellion in Syria, and the death toll rises daily. The European Union does not appear to be particularly concerned. North Korea’s rulers have launched...

Commentary: Bush’s Backbone is Not Broken

Word came out within the last few days (which most if not all of you have already seen) regarding the fact that President Bush is considering putting 30,000 to 50,000 more troops into Iraq,...

Palestinians denounce ‘financial blackmail’

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/01/palestinians-denounce-financial-blackmail-2014129131614744621.html ? Hebron, Occupied West Bank - Palestinian leaders have reacted angrily to what they see as a veiled threat by the European Union over the dispersal of financial aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA)...