Monthly Archives: February 2005

Why the IDF Chief of Staff was Fired

It took barely an hour following the start of this week's Knesset (Israel's parliament)Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee meeting to figure out that its guest speaker, Israel Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz, had quickly become...

Beneath the Moderate Veneer

"If anyone deserves to be given a chance, this is the guy." So declared Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, referring to PA Chair Mahmoud Abbas (aka Abu Mazen), in an address just this past...

People in Pain

"Do you think it is psychosomatic?" I asked the doctor. "I have a persistent cough. Yes, I had had a high fever, but now it's this cough." "Your lungs are clear" the doctor said. "Take...

Israel’s Peres Under Investigation for Role in Funds Tied to Palestinian Authority

JERUSALEM - Israel's Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres is being investigated for alleged involvement in a private technology fund coordinated with the Palestinian Authority while he was a government minister -- a move some...

Incitement Against the Israeli Prime Minister Emanating from Israeli Intelligence

Here is the translated article in question: The Police's Champagne Ma'ariv, February 21st, 2005 by Kalman Liebeskind A police intelligence source who is active in extreme right-wing groups in Israel, and who hands over information to the Judea...

PHRMG: Does Abbas have the Right to Execute his People?

Press Release February 17, 2005 Does Abbas have the Right to Execute his People? On Monday, February 14, 2005, Sakher Bseso, the governor of Gaza, announced that President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) has transferred 51 civil and...

Olmert Distorts Reality of Israel’s Northern Border For Visiting Jewish Organizations

On February 18th, 2005, during a public presentation for the annual Jerusalem meeting of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations from North America, Israel's Deputy Prime Minister Ehud Olmert pointed to Israel's...

Prime minister used supposed Bush promise to justify Gaza withdrawal

JERUSALEM - The U.S. has denied a claim, used by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to justify plans to withdraw Jewish settlements from Gaza this summer, that the Bush administration has reached an agreement...

PBC Radio Describes Death of an Infiltrator as “Having Died a Heroic Death”

Muhammad Abbas's firing of three Gaza security officials has been seen by Western observers as one of several steps by Abbas, a.k.a. Abu Mazen to show he is fighting violence and calls to violence,...

Half of Released Terrorists Return to Terror

With an Israeli government ministerial committee set to decide which Palestinian terrorists to free as a gesture to Abu Mazen, a new study shows that half of released Arab terrorists return to commit acts...