Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Geography of Iranian Power by Robert D. Kaplan

http://www.stratfor.com/analysis/geography-iranian-power-robert-d-kaplan Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from Robert D. Kaplan's new book, The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate , which will be...

Obama’s Exclusion of Israel at Counter-terror Conference Raises Concern

http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/07/15/top-security-experts-concerned-over-obama-freezing-israel-out-of-counter-terror-conferences/ Top security experts in Israel are worried about the Obama Administration’s attitude to radical Muslim governments in the region and by Obama’s willingness to freeze Israel out of two recent high-level counter-terror conferences. Israel...

Palestinian Authority president stealing millions in aid, Middle East experts say

http://freebeacon.com/lifestyles-of-the-rich-and-palestinian/ Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has allegedly deposited nearly $13 million in U.S. taxpayer aid into a secret bank account, and routinely uses his political connections to profit from the stagnant peace process, according...

Red Crescent donates cash for food supplies in Gaza

http://gulfnews.com/news/region/palestinian-territories/red-crescent-donates-cash-for-food-supplies-in-gaza-1.1029757 Gaza The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent Authority (UAERCA) has generously contributed around Dh3 million ($817,000) for food for the poorest refugees in Gaza. Over the last five years, the UAERCA offered Dh18.4 million in...

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 -...

The Iraqi Model: As Good As It Gets

http://rubinreports.blogspot.com/2012/04/iraqi-model-as-good-as-it-gets.html Iraq is in a mess. Violence continues. Factionalism leads to endless bickering. Corruption is at high levels. Christians live in fear or flee altogether. Islamism is constantly creeping forward. Yet I would suggest that...

How Come No One Wants to Help Gaza?

http://www.stonegateinstitute.org/2862/help-gaza Who is stopping the Palestinians from turning the Gaza Strip into the Middle East's Hong Kong? Is it Israel, the Palestinians themselves or the Arab countries? In the past few weeks, Hamas Prime Minister Ismail...

Secretary of Defense Panetta Shows How the Obama Administration is Selling Out Israel and...

http://www.gloria-center.org/2011/12/secretary-of-defense-panetta-shows -how-the-obama-administration-is-selling-out-israel-and-us-interests/ In a major address on U.S. Middle East policy to the Brookings Institution U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta gave us a clear picture of the Obama administration’s view of the region. When taken...

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...

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...