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Daily Archives: February 12, 2014

Israel may pay for tolerance it shows to killers

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/opinion/israel-may-pay-for-tolerance-it-shows-to-killers/story-fni0ffut-1226821934023 Palestinians celebrate the release of Palestinian militants from Israeli prisons. Source: Supplied IF most Palestinians thought like most Israelis, peace would come to their lands. If most Israelis thought like so...

Fatah and the “Armed Struggle” against Israel

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4163/fatah-armed-struggle While in English Abbas was voicing his opposition to an armed struggle, in Arabic Palestinian officials were issuing statements in support of "armed resistance" against Israel. When senior figures of the Fatah urge Palestinians to...

Jerusalem Is Among the World’s Most Divided Cities, But One Thing Unites It: Trash

http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/162485/jerusalem-united-by-trash A few weeks ago, I showed up at the municipal sanitation depot in south Jerusalem, next to a small supermarket. After the workers shared coffee and cigarettes in the dark parking lot, the trucks...

Egyptian army chief El-Sisi in Russia for arms talks

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/94035/Egypt/Politics-/Egyptian-army-chief-in-Russia-for-arms-talks.aspx Egyptian army chief and defence minister Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is on an official visit to Russia, army spokesperson Ahmed Ali has stated. El-Sisi is accompanied by Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy in a visit that is a...

Future EU Sanctions Against Israel? Real, Imagined, and Somewhere in Between

http://jcpa.org/article/future-eu-sanctions-again!st-israel/ Is the scenario of a full-scale EU boycott of Israel at all realistic? This study is designed to provide policy-makers with a “Brussels insiders” perspective on the prospects for future sanctions by the European...

Lawmaker: Iran Deal Still ‘Shrouded in Secrecy’

http://freebeacon.com/lawmaker-iran-deal-still-shrouded-in-secrecy/ A leading House lawmaker is calling on President Obama to publicly release the full text of the recently signed Iran nuclear deal, which is currently being held under lock and key in a secure...

Egypt Blames Gaza For SAMs

Egypt has blamed the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip for supplying weapons that downed an attack helicopter in the Sinai Peninsula. Officials said the Gaza Strip has become a source of surface-to-air missiles to Al Qaida-aligned militias...

Israel Cites ‘Lone Wolf’ Ops

Israel's intelligence community has warned of the increasing presence of non-aligned insurgents. The Israel Security Agency has determined that the so-called "lone wolf" attacker has become an increasing threat to the Jewish state. ISA said...