Daily Archives: January 28, 2011

Fighting the “Soft War” on Israel

More and more, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have become one of the most powerful - and controversial - pressure blocs in the global arena. In recent weeks, Israel’s parliament established a commission of inquiry into...

NEW POLL BY FORMER STATE DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER CONFIRMS WHAT I REPORTED THIS SUMMER: MORE...

Carob Juice Vendor outside of Damascus Gate, Old City of Jerusaelm. Photo by Rhonda Spivak. East Jerusalemite serving food at Jafar Sweets, Old City of Jerusalem. Photo by Rhonda Spivak. East Jerusalemite selling carab juice in...

The Palestine Papers: Al-Jazeera Has an Agenda

Al-Jazeera, the powerful Qatari satellite television station, has been publishing documents leaked to it from the PLO Negotiations Support Unit. The release of the documents has caused great damage to the reputation of the PA...

Tunisia, Egypt, Arab world need bold US support for democracy, not mixed messages

For at least three decades, America's relationship with the Arab world has been defined along these lines. The State Department's institutional knowledge and contacts in the region are all oriented around the regimes in power,...

Finally: Arab affirmation: PLO Speaks out of two sides of its mouth

For the past seventeen years, since the inception of the Oslo process, the passion of this news agency and research center has focused on dissonant PLO messages - the contrast between the PLO message...

A U.N. Appointment Exposed: Rethinking The Public Record of The Director of Operations in...

John Ging has been serving since 2006 as Director of Operations in Gaza for UNRWA, the agency responsible for the Palestinian refugees. He will move shortly to New York, as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...