Daily Archives: June 7, 2013

RENEW TALKS WITH THE PLO: ASK PLO RATIFICATION OF OSLO ACCORDS

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/renew-talks-with-the-plo-ask-plo-ratification-of-oslo-accords/ Most recently, US Secretary of State Kerry passionately called for the renewal of talks with the PLO. Former President Clinton, who hosted the PLO - Israel ceremonies on the White House lawn twenty years...

Samantha Power, defender of Israel?

http://www.martinkramer.org/sandbox/2013/06/samantha-power-defender-of-israel/ Samantha Power is now President Obama’s nominee for United States ambassador to the United Nations. In 2002, in the wake of the “Jenin massacre” libel, she famously called for a “mammoth protection force” for...

THE RISKS OF FOREIGN PEACEKEEPING FORCES IN THE WEST BANK

Israel’s Experience with International Peacekeepers During the 1967 Six-Day War, I was a soldier serving in Battalion 202 of the Paratroopers Brigade of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). We entered the Gaza Strip from south...

Strategic Assessment, Volume 16 | No. 1 | April 2013

Contents Leading from Behind: The “Obama Doctrine” and US Policy in the Middle East Sanford Lakoff Eleven Years to the Arab Peace Initiative: Time for an Israeli Regional Strategy Ilai Alon and Gilead Sher The Emergence of the Sunni...