Daily Archives: February 21, 2012

EU reaction to Palestinian unity agreement contradicts own policy

http://missingpeace.eu/en/2012/02/eu-reaction-to-palestinian-unity-agreement-contradicts-own-policy/ Last Monday the Palestinian Authority and Hamas signed a new reconciliation agreement in Doha, the capital of Qatar. The Israeli government immediately condemned the move. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told PA president Mahmoud Abbas...

Saudi Ready To Acquire Nukes

by-line: http://www.menewsline.com/ Saudi Arabia was said to be planning to acquire nuclear weapons within weeks of Iran's development of an atomic bomb. A British daily has asserted that Riyad was preparing for a nuclear crisis...

EU statement about Islamic Jihad leader proves bias against Israel

http://missingpeace.eu/en/2012/02/eu-statement-about-islamic-jihad-leader-proves-bias-against-israel/ Video of Khader Adnan promoting suicide attacks against Israel. On Saturday EU commissioner Catherine Ashton issued a statement in which she addressed the hunger strike by Khader Adnan, a senior commander of Islamic Jihad in...

Israel’s vibrant democracy

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/israels-vibrant-democracy/ By any objective standard, Israeli democracy is as robust and pluralistic as any in the world. There are no restrictions on any form of protest or advocacy, including very fierce and unpopular criticism of...

Freedom of Expression, UN Human Rights Council

http://www.stonegateinstitute.org/2851/freedom-of-expression- un-human-rights-council Part 1: Overview and Background: 1) By any objective standard, Israeli democracy is as robust and pluralistic as any in the world. There are no restrictions on any form of protest or advocacy, including very...

Will Palestinian Reconciliation Lead to a Hamas Takeover of the PLO?

http://www.jcpa.org/JCPA/Templates/ShowPage.asp?DRIT=2&DBID=1&LNGID=1&TMID= 111&FID=443&PID=0&IID=11619&TTL=Will_Palestinian_Reconciliation_Lead_to _a_Hamas_Takeover_of_the_PLO ? PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal reached an agreement in Cairo on 22 December on national reconciliation and a strategic partnership. A new temporary leadership was formed for the PLO,...

Capitol Hill Diary: Should the US finance UNRWA “right of return” indoctrination?

Flashback to 1976. I was then escorted with a delegation of social work professionals to visit UNRWA facilities in Gaza. There, Dr. Eli Lasch,then the head of the Israel Civil Administration's Gaza health department, explained that...