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Daily Archives: May 5, 2008

Incisive News Diary

Posting: May 5, 2008 "Who Knows?" Who knows how this latest potential scandal with Olmert will play out... In spite of the fact that police are arguing that the investigation and its legal implications takes precedence over...

Carter’s Great Gaffe: Hamas Will Recognize Israel?

In what will assuredly be seen as one of the greater gaffes of his career, former president Jimmy Carter dramatically reassured a packed crowd of diplomats and reporters this week that Hamas would now...

We Cease, They Fire: Anatomy of a Ceasefire Disaster

"Hamas could learn both positive and negative lessons from the last round of escalation. On the positive side, it succeeded in consistently and systematically launching rockets at Israel, extending the rockets' range to Ashkelon,...

Israel’s Predicament at 60

Two religiously-identified new states emerged from the shards of the British empire in the aftermath of World War II. Israel, of course, was one; the other was Pakistan. They make an interesting, if little-compared pair....

Investigations Of Beit Hanoun Incident Exonorate Israeli Army

Jerusalem - Aerial photographs of the Israeli Defense Force's (IDF) bombardment of armed men in Beit Hanoun in Gaza last Monday prove that Maseir Abu Muatak and her four children were evidently killed by...