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Monthly Archives: August 2002

Don’t Confuse us with Facts – How Israeli Military Intelligence Botched Assessments of Arafat

During a cabinet meeting in 1994, then head of Military Intelligence Major General Uri Saguy, presented a "personal memorandum." The Israel Defense Forces MI chief has the right to present such a document, which...

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...

Profile of Stanley Cohen, the Jewish Lawyer for the Hamas

NEW YORK -- Israel is a "terrorist state," he says. Palestinians have no choice but to attack Israelis "by any means necessary," he says. Yes, that includes suicide bombings. Who is this bearded supporter of...

Al-Jazeera vs. The Israel Government Press Office

There is one thing that all the sides involved in the matter agree on: the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Defense Ministry agree with the Al-Jazeera TV station only as to...

Briefing with Defence Expert Richard Perle Concerning Saudi Arabia

A briefing given last month to a top Pentagon advisory board described Saudi Arabia as an enemy of the United States, and recommended that U.S. officials give it an ultimatum to stop backing terrorism...

300,000 Cars Stolen and Transferred to Areas Under the Control of the Palestinian Authority

The most successful source of income in the areas under control of the Palestinian Authority is the theft of vehicles from Israel, carried out under the sponsorship of the PA. Over the last decade...

Reviewing the US AID Report on Malnutrition

On Monday, August 5th, US AID, the Agency for International Development, Scheduled a press conference in Gaza to present their report on the state of malnutrition in the areas under the control of the...

The Consistent “Peace Now” Position: Jews Must Leave Their Communities in Judea and Samaria

Israeli politics may, at times, seem absurd. But nothing is more absurd than allowing a handful of hardcore ideologues in the settlement movement to hold an entire nation hostage to its beliefs. The Israeli Peace...

The Peace Now Survey Critique: Confimation of Pragmatic Settler Trend Does Not Mean What...

As a journalist who has lived in and covered the Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria and Katif for the past 15 years, I can affirm the findings reported by Americans for Peace Now co-chairman...

Legal Action in France Against Al Aharam – Anti-Semitic Jewish Campaign Faces Litigation

Whoever thinks the French are all hostile towards Israel, can find a certain comfort in the following: a court in Paris is currently carrying out an investigation against the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram, on suspicion...