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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Philadelphia Inquirer Book Review: Devising a successful U.S. strategy in Afghanistan: A Review...

http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/literature/119055559.html Devising a successful U.S. strategy in Afghanistan The Wrong WarGrit, Strategy and the Way Out of AfghanistanBy Bing West Random House. 307 pp. $28 Reviewed by David Bedein More than 20 years ago, a veteran Moscow reporter...

Reconsidering the Goldstone Report on Israel and war crimes

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ opinions/reconsidering-the- goldstone-report-on-israel- and-war-crimes/2011/04/01/ AFg111JC_story.html We know a lot more today about what happened in the Gaza war of 2008-09 than we did when I chaired the fact-finding mission appointed by the U.N. Human Rights...

Justice Goldstone’s Regrets?

http://www.nysun.com/ editorials/justice-goldstones- regrets/87285/ It will be a while before we see an op-ed piece as newsworthy - and as galling - as that in today’s Washington Post by Justice Richard Goldstone. He is the former...

Peres to US After His Embrace of J Street and Letter of Assurance: “remaining...

Much of this piece is sourced at: http://israelbehindthenews.com/bin/search.cgi?match=AND&keywords=j+street+pundak+spivak&submit=Search ========================= President of Israel. Shimon Peres flies to meet with US President Obama after the recent Peres embrace of J Street, the organization which tried to get the US...

Audio Report From BEHIND THE SCENE WITH DAVID BEDEIN: “Israel Stands Up to Incitement”

Link to this week’s radio feature: Israel Stands Up to Incitement March 31, 2011 http://tinyurl.com/5sspqgs Link to previous shows: http://tinyurl.com/3ykaz7o

Searching for the Al Aqsa Brigades in Ireland?

This article was authored by reporter Samuel Sokol: In 2007 the Israeli government under Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced that it was willing to grant amnesty to members of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades,...

46 key lawmakers sign anti-Palestinian incitement letter

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/153133-46-key-lawmakers-sign-anti-palestinian-incitement-letter- A bipartisan congressional letter condemning Palestinian incitement of violence against Israel gained 46 signatures from key members of Congress, according to a list of signers obtained by The Hill. The letter, circulated by Reps. Steve...

Israel Minister of Public Diplomacy Yuli Edelstein Receives Postive Reply from Facebook

(Communicated by the Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Spokesman) March 31, 2011 Attached is a letter from Facebook Director of Policy Richard Allan to Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli Edelstein regarding the latter's 23.2.11 letter http://israelbehindthenews.com/bin/content.cgi?ID=4330&q=1 to Facebook...

The UN Hatefest Coming in September to New York

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/the_un_hatefest_coming_to_new_york_aw4H2No7x0ixxOjjb942jO Will this September's UN anti-racism conference in New York be yet another anti-Semitic, anti-Israel hatefest -- or will it actually work to forward human rights? Known as Durban III, the confab comes 10 years after...

Norwegian Government Ready to Endorse Hamas regime That Promises to Continue the War to...

This article was written by reporter Samuel Sokol: Jerusalem- The foreign ministry of Norway has sponsored an endorsement of Hamas' "hudna" The unofficial endorsement came in the form of a research paper published by the Norwegian...