Saturday, October 21, 2017

Tag: Middle East

The Reality of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, kingpin of the Arab League, is still at war with Israel. The Arab League declared war to decimate the nascent Jewish state in 1948. On May 15, 1948, on the very day...

JERUSALEM, D.C….writes Michael Kuttne

Jerusalem, David’s Capital, has seen many spectacles in its three thousand years history. Not since the visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon however have we witnessed such an outpouring of flattery. In order...

Government House Jerusalem – Briefing Paper As To Status

BACKGROUND TO THE PRESENCE OF BRITAIN IN ERETZ YISRAEL After ruling vast areas of Eastern Europe, South-western Asia, and North Africa for centuries, the Ottoman Empire lost all its Middle East territories in World War One. The...

EXCLUSIVE – Rand Paul: Saudi Arabia’s Role in Backing Terrorism Raises Concerns with $100...

Last year, Congress overwhelmingly passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) to allow the family members of those killed in the 9/11 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for any...

The Six-Day War: An Inevitable Conflict

NOTE: This Perspective was originally published in the Summer 2017 issue of the Middle East Quarterly. It is part of a forthcoming BESA Center study on the Six-Day War that will be published to coincide with...

Palestinians Use Deception for Greater Acceptance

The two main political groups that claim to represent Palestinians – the Islamist terror group Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA) – have embarked on new campaigns of deception in order to gain greater...

Eretz Yisrael Was never without Its Jews

My Israel’s Independence Day Talk at Moreshet Yisrael Synagogue, Yerushalayim:  May 3, 2017.  “Eretz Yisrael Was Never Without Jews” J.J. Adler We often hear Arab-Moslem propaganda claim that Palestine was their country till the United...

Germany’s roguish stand against US, Israel must be stopped

Israel and the Trump administration have a German problem, ironically manifesting itself on Israel’s 69th birthday.  Just as President Trump’s emissaries and his UN Ambassador Nikki Haley are rightly insisting that Israel-bashing at the...

Analysis: How President Trump can resolve the Jewish and Palestinian refugee crisis

As Israelis commemorate Memorial Day, US President Donald Trump is working to try and resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, which has been ongoing since Israel was established in 1948. At the end of May, Trump...

IAN BIRRELL: Why a UK woman’s murder in Israel should boil your blood and...

Aid for despots and dictators. Aid for rich nations with their own aid agencies and others able to afford space programmes. Aid for North Korean officials and Somali jihadis. Aid that ends up in...