Daily Archives: February 4, 2014

Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the “Clash within a Civilization”

http://csis.org/publication/saudi-arabia-iran-and-clash-within-civilization No one has ever been able to travel to the Gulf without discovering just how different the perspectives and values of the West and the Middle East can be. During the last two...

No Time to Spare: Talking about Israel’s Legal Grounds

http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/arlene-kushner/no-time-to-spare-talking-about-israels-legal-grounds/ If the Israeli building in Judea and Samaria destroys the peace process, then, Lars Faaborg-Andersen, the EU ambassador to Israel, declared just days ago, “Naturally, the blame will be put squarely on Israel’s doorstep.” Naturally:...

Julie Bishop’s stance on the legality of Israeli settlements might be right

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/comment/julie-bishops-stance-on-the-legality-of-israeli-settlements-might-be-right-20140202-31v2j.html Julie Bishop had some sensible things to say in Jerusalem, as she broke ranks from a cosy, normally unexamined international consensus: the idea that, by permitting Jewish residence in the West Bank, Israel is...

Old-School Israeli PR Makes the Case for Judea and Samaria

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/177094#.UvFU5BXTmUl The footage is old, and the quality grainy, but the message is unmistakable. A public relations video produced by the IDF Spokesperson's Unit more than 30 years ago makes the case for Israel to retain...

Israel Fails To Halt Palestinian Influx

Officials said the Israeli military has acknowledged the failure to stop or significantly reduce the infiltration of Palestinians from the West Bank. They said the multi-billion-dollar security barrier along the West Bank has not...