Daily Archives: January 17, 2012

The “Confusing” Messages of Mahmoud Abbas

http://www.stonegateinstitute.org/2736/mahmoud-abbas-messages Many Palestinians are finding it increasingly difficult to understand what Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas really wants. Some say they are even confused because of Abbas's contradictory messages to the Palestinians and the rest...

Matas banned from russia for report criticizing China: Matas also pressing russia to open...

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=2005&sec=2&title=MATAS_ BANNED_FROM_RUSSIA_FOR_REPORT_CRITICIZING_CHINA:_ MATAS_ALSO_PRESSING_RUSSIA_TO_OPEN_UP_ARCHIVES_RELATING _TO_RAUL_WALLENBERG Winnipeg's David Matas is persona non grata in Russia, where he says he last visited about 1998 "when I was involved in a human rights conference.". The international human rights lawyer who is also senior...

Former Israeli Mossad Chief Efraim Halevy: Will hizbullah get Syria’s wmd if Assad goes...

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=1956&sec=2&title= FORMER_ISRAELI_MOSSAD_CHIEF_EFRAIM_HALEVY:__Will_Hizbullah_ Get_Syria's_WMD_if_Assad_Goes_Down Former Israeli Mossad Chief, Efraim HaLevy , has expressed concerns that given the increasing instability in Syria which could lead to regime collapse, Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons could end up in Hizbollah's hands. HaLevy who...

First hand account: The day i found the the Eiffel Tower in Ramallah- crossing...

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=2000&sec=1&title= FIRST_HAND_ACCOUNT:_THE_DAY_I_FOUND_THE_THE_EIFFEL_TOWER_IN_RAMALLAH- _CROSSING_QALANDIA_CHECKPOINT,_CELLPHONES_AND_US_AID It was August 1, 2011 the first day of Ramadan. I had made plans to meet George (not his real name) a tall blonde blue eyed German who was living in Ramallah at 4...

How to make an ass of a story

As part of the annual seasonal ill will media reporting about Israel which seems to occur prior to Christmas, the New Zealand Herald published an article by Pete Wedderburn about donkey abuse in the...

The Three Rules of Western Discourse and Why The Media Must Always Blame Israel

http://www.gloria-center.org/2012/01/the-three-rules-of-western- discourse-and-why-the-media-must-always-blame-israel/ It is truly astonishing how, it often seems, Western media coverage must blame Israel for everything that “goes wrong” in the Middle East, including murderous hostility to Israel. Sentences often seem carefully formulated to push...

Ending the Palestinian ‘Right of Return’

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/288231/ending-palestinian-right-return-daniel-pipes Between 1967 and 1993, just a few hundred Palestinians from the West Bank or Gaza won the right to live in Israel by marrying Israeli Arabs (who constitute nearly one-fifth of Israel’s population) and...

Chemical Weapons Attack from Gaza: Eshkol Council Head Complains to UN Secretary General

http://sderotmedia.org.il/bin/content.cgi?ID=872&q=3 Chemical Qassam rocket fired from Hamas controlled Gaza, explodes into Eshkol Council (Photo credit: Eshkol Council Spokesman) Eshkol Council Complains to UN After Gaza regime fires chemical weapons at the Western Negev residents.   Haim Jelin, chairman of...

Make Representations to Benyamin Netanyahu: Will he follow up with vital issues with the...

As talks resume with the Palestinian Authority, the time has come to ask Israel PM Benyamin Netanyahu if he follows up with vital issues with the PA: 1. Will PM Netanyahu demand that the PA...