Monthly Archives: January 2007


Russia has established and operated an advanced intelligence listening post along the Israeli-Syrian frontier. Israeli security sources said Russia has installed advanced equipment for signals intelligence collection in Syria's Golan Heights. The sources said the...

Inside Fatah: A “Moderate” Entity?

There is a prevailing notion in Western diplomatic circles today that Hamas – and only Hamas – is the stumbling block to a successful negotiation of peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. According to this...

Abbas to use taxes transferred from Israel to pay PA security forces

A senior aide to Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that the Palestinian Authority chairman will use some of the $100 million in tax rebates recently transferred by Israel to pay overdue salaries of the Palestinian...

Olmert: We Can Thwart Nuclear Threat

--Olmert emphasized, "After the Holocaust, we will not live under an existential threat again." He added, "We have the right to full freedom of action in order to defend our vital interests. I do not suggest that anyone make the mistake of concluding that the restraint and responsibility we are displaying will undermine our determination and our ability to act when necessary. Our desire for peace should not be interpreted as weakness, but as a source of strength. --President Steps Aside


The IDF never recommended to the political echelon to launch an all out war against Hizbullah in wake of the kidnapping of soldiers Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev on the Lebanese border on July...

Consequences Of A Palestinian Arab State

At a time when a Palestinian Arab sovereign state is so widely discussed, very few have taken the time to consider the consequences of establishing such an entity. Here are questions that every citizen can bring to the attention of the U.S. government, which conceptualizes the idea, and to the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which seems ready to swallow such an idea.

Europe To Moderate Gaza Dispute?

According to Shlomo Breznitz's, a professor of psychology who specializes in situations of stress, proposal, this step, which he calls an "international greenhouse," would be led by the European community, not the U.S., which because of its involvement in Iraq, "has lost its status as an honest broker in the view of the Palestinians and the Arab states."

Is a Palestinian state the Panacea for Peace?

Within many quarters of the N. American community, which in the main prides itself on being moderate, there is still that hope: Maybe, if PA President Mahmoud Abbas can be strengthened, he can take...

Olmert Associate: Offer to European task force to run Judea and Samaria

A freshman member of the Israeli Knesset Parliament, Prof. Shlomo Breznitz of the Kadima Party, a close associate of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, has offered a plan that would hand over the administration of...

Israel’s Former Chief Of Staff Wants Olmert, Peretz To Resign

Israel's former chief of staff, Lt. Gen. (res.) Moshe Yaalon: "It is obvious to everyone that Hamas is interested in a Palestinian state from the sea to the Jordan River, and according to its beliefs there is no justification for a Jewish state in the region. The war of civilizations between the West and Islam is World War III. If the West wants to live, it has no alternative but conflict with the Iranian regime."