Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Incisive Commentary from the Past Ten Days

"A Pre-Sukkot Contemplation" I received an e-mail from a very serious reader (who shall remain anonymous here, as I've not received permission to use his name). Things are dire, he told me with a heavy...

J Street Comes to Jerusalem: Anti-Israel, not Pro-Peace

J Street has dispatched a delegation this week to Jerusalem, to meet with Israeli officials, presenting itself as a “pro-Israel”and “pro peace”. The reality is that J Street plays a critical role as part and...

Palestinian Authority Brings Hamas into Power in Gaza – despite Israeli legal constraints against...

The Palestinian Authority, the PA, has been bringing the Hamas terrorist organization into positions of authority, to formalize the group's influence in the Gaza Strip. This, despite the fact that Sharon's government had added a...

The Two State Delusion VII: Changing Arab Perspectives:Iran

The Obama administration argues the extreme urgency of achieving the “Two-State Solution” as necessary to gain support from the Arab states in our conflict with the Taliban and Al Qaeda. Certainly we want any...

Inside A Congressional Hearing: Promoting Peace? Reexamining U.S. Aid to the Palestinian Authority

ISRAEL RESOURCE NEWS AGENCY DISPATCHED A REPORTER TO COVER THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE US HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE MIDDLE EAST AND SOUTH ASIA THAT CONVENED IN SPECIAL SESSION TO DISCUSS U.S. FUNDING OF...

The Refugees’ Choice: Another Look at UNRWA

Critics accuse UNRWA of perpetuating the Palestinian Arab refugee problem and abetting terror. Israeli officials say everyone would be much worse off without it. Has the 50-year-old mission gone right or wrong? The vanished buildings...

Fatah Leaders: Abbas Is A Dictator

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4341/fatah-abbas-dictator Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has finally made peace with Hamas. But will he able to extinguish the fire that has erupted in his own backyard? Earlier this week, Abbas decided to expel five "unruly"...

Middle East Mess Isn’t About Settlements

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-02/middle-east-mess-isn-t-about-settlements-.html In an interview with Charles Gati in Politico Magazine, Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser to Jimmy Carter, proves once again that he is a man of profound religious faith. He worships...

Weekend Analysis of the Official Palestinian Media

May 6-8, 2005 Summary During the weekend, the Palestinian Authority (PA) media covered a variety of subjects ranging from last week's local elections to this week's overseas trip of Mahmoud Abbas to Brazil, Chile, Japan and...

NGO: UN renews rights chief Pillay without consultations on her record

http://blog.unwatch.org/index.php/2012/05/15/ngo-un-renews-rights-chief-pillay-without-consultations-on-her-record/ After Ban Ki-moon’s announcement today that he supports a two-year extension for rights commissioner Navi Pillay, a non-governmental watchdog group says that the decision was made - pending the UNGA’s rubber stamp -...