Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Islamism’s Likely Doom

http://www.danielpipes.org/13124/islamism-doom As recently as 2012, it appeared that Islamists could overcome their many internal dissimilarities - sectarian (Sunni, Shi'ite), political (monarchical, republican), tactical (political, violent), or attitudes toward modernity (Salafi, Muslim Brotherhood) - and cooperate....

Was Arafat Responsible for the PLO Gun Ship?

Seamen admit: we reported every step to the PA Yedioth Ahronoth (p. 7) by Alex Fishman -- Members of the Israeli intelligence service burst into laughter when they heard Arafat's announcement that he proposed establishing a...

Incisive Commentary on Events in Israel

Posting: July 11, 2008 "Still Iran" Iran remains very much in the news -- and with solid reason. No one -- except the parties both here and the US who are directly involved -- know exactly what's...

Al-Ahram: Hamas/PA Relations, Bin Laden

Dead or Alive? by Tareq Hassan "Some PA officials were quoted as saying.... was much weaker than originally thought; "as scary as a cat", some said." Excerpts Palestinian police lifted tight restrictions imposed earlier this week on...

A Dilemma and a Constructive Approach

At a time when polarization between Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews is widely reported, there are ways that we may build fences between Jews, so as to integrate the Jewish spirituality of the non-Orthodox movements...

If The Obama Administration Doesn’t Understand Syria’s Dictator is No Sensitive Westernized Wimp, It...

http://rubinreports.blogspot.com/2011/04/if-obama-administration-doesnt.html This article is published on PajamasMedia. The full text is published here for your convenience. Why was Egyptian President Husni Mubarak so evil in the eyes of the Obama Administration while Syrian President Bashar al-Assad...

Institute for Contemporary Affairs, founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation

http://jcpa.org/article/changing-historical-narrative-saeb-erekats-new-spin/ Vol. 14, No. 8 March 23, 2014 Palestinian leaders are manipulating the history of geographic Palestine/Land of Israel. They have manufactured a curious claim, expressed recently by Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator, that they...

The Myth of Palestinian Centrality

http://www.meforum.org/4750/the-myth-of-palestinian-centrality The "Palestinian cause" has been at the forefront of discourse on the Middle East for nearly a century. It has long formed the primary common concern of pan-Arab solidarity and its most effective...

CIA Chief Says Al-Qaida is Weaker. True. But So Is U.S., While Revolutionary Islamist...

= July 1, 2010 http://www.gloria-center.org/gloria/2010/07/cia-chief-says-al-qaida-weaker CIA chief Leon Panetta says al-Qaida is at its weakest point since before the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. He's probably right, though the amount of decline in the...

What Palestinians Are Saying Online

During the past decade, Washington has repeatedly failed to gauge the extent of Palestinian anti-peace sentiments with devastating consequences. The July 2000 Camp David summit triggered the worst wave of Palestinian violence since 1948...