Daily Archives: January 5, 2011

The Settlements Issue: Distorting the Geneva Convention and the Oslo Accords

Published January 2011 http://www.jcpa.org/JCPA/Templates/ShowPage.asp?DRIT=1&DBID=1&LNGID=1&TMID=111&FID=378&PID=0&IID=5603&TTL=The_Settlements_Issue:_Distorting_the_Geneva_Convention_and_the_Oslo_Accords Vol. 10, No. 20 5 January 2011 Alan Baker Palestinian representatives at the UN have prepared a draft resolution that will seek to declare that Israeli settlements are "illegal and constitute a major obstacle...

Why Isn’t Obama Pressuring thePalestinians?

For the first time since the Oslo peace process started 18 years ago, Palestinian leaders are openly refusing to negotiate with the government of Israel, and U.S. President Barack Obama's administration is doing very...

A New Palestinian Lie About Israel and The Need to Discount Such Stories Systematically

What happens when the New York Times publishes, with no investigation, an atrocity story about Israel that is not only false but ridiculously so, based on the most obvious starting point: death by tear-gas...

Behind The Scene With David Bedein: Archive of Recent Weekly Radio Newsreel News Analysis...

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: Ready to play hardball

Photo by: courtesy The new House Foreign Affairs Committee chairwoman says she is determined to ‘show Israel that we are strongly in its corner.' WASHINGTON - Ileana Ros-Lehtinen wasn’t pleased. She had just moved into her...

Initiative: Knesset to Probe Foreign Government Funding of Israeli NGO’s that Lambast the Israeli...

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4008684,00.html Yisrael Beiteinu says has majority to establish parliamentary inquiry commission to investigate cooperation between international 'anti-Zionist' groups and local organizations The Yisrael Beiteinu party announced Monday that it has submitted a request to establish a parliamentary...

Beware of Palestinian data: Israeli policymakers afflicted by demographobia – the illogical fear of...

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4008247,00.html The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) declared in December, 2010 that 2014 will, ostensibly, usher in a Jewish-Arab demographic parity between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean followed by an Arab majority. That projection has...

Israel and the US Administration: A Midterm Assessment

http://www.inss.org.il/publications.php?cat=21&incat=&read=4715 There has recently been much discussion of the State of Israel’s “bleak diplomatic situation,” and a dismissal of Israel's foreign policy over the last two years as a string of failures. The declaration by a...

A Lesson in Politics : The Integrity of Ben Gurion Unversity is on the...

Ben Gurion University is in stress. The recent reports published by the “Im Tirtzu” student movement about the Post-Zionist political control dominating important parts of the university have had their effect and impact. They have managed to...

Next Flashpoint in Mideast Could Be Gas Fields Off Mediterranean Coast: Dispute With Lebanon...

UNITED NATIONS - The next flashpoint in the Middle East could be the gas fields off Israel's Mediterranean coast, where the discovery of large cashes of natural gas is raising homes that Israel could...