Monthly Archives: February 2012

How Come No One Wants to Help Gaza?

http://www.stonegateinstitute.org/2862/help-gaza Who is stopping the Palestinians from turning the Gaza Strip into the Middle East's Hong Kong? Is it Israel, the Palestinians themselves or the Arab countries? In the past few weeks, Hamas Prime Minister Ismail...

The Ever-Growing Palestinian Problem

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/291500/ever- growing-palestinian-problem-daniel-pipes Of all the issues that drive the Arab-Israeli conflict, none is more central, malign, primal, enduring, emotional, and complex than the status of those persons known as Palestinian refugees. The origins of this unique case,...

The organizations participating in the campaign to delegitimize Israel plan a series of propaganda...

http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/malam_multimedia/English/eng_n/pdf/hamas_e153.pdf Overview 1. The organizations in the Middle East and around the globe participating in the campaign to delegitimize Israel chose March 30, the day Israeli Arabs have marked Land Day since 1976, to hold a...

Read Khaled Abu Toameh: Jordan’ s King Abdullah needs to wake up – Fast

http://www.stonegateinstitute.org/2846/jordan-king-abdullah-corruption Facing growing criticism over lack of reforms and transparency, Jordan's King Abdullah has announced an unprecedented crackdown on corruption, sending a number of his former top government officials to prison. But the clampdown has only...

Put Palestinian Tactics, Not Israeli Military Justice, On Trial

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2012/02/20/ palestinian-tactics-israeli-justice-west-ban/ Yesterday, the New York Times devoted considerable space to the story of one Islam Dar Ayyoub, a 15-year-old Palestinian from a village near Ramallah. According to the story, Ayyoub’s childhood was stolen from him...

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...

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,...