Daily Archives: March 17, 2014

Eight Crucial Questions for Abbas (and One for President Obama)

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4216/obama-abbas-meeting Question #1: Does Israel have a right to exist? There seems to be a double-standard when it comes to how Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the Palestinian Authority's erstwhile President, Mahmoud Abbas -- now...

Palestinian People’s Message to Kerry: Go Away!

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4217/palestinians-kerry-song Even if Abbas is forced -- under U.S. Pressure and threats -- to make concessions, the Palestinians will not "relinquish their rights." "If you make any concession, the people and I will take to the...

Arafat and the Jewish State: Setting the Record Straight

http://jcpa.org/article/arafat-jewish-state-setting-record-straight/ Vol. 14, No. 6 On March 13, 2014, Secretary of State John Kerry told Congress that he views Israel’s principled requirement of recognition as the nation state of the Jewish People “as a mistake.” He...

Sderot: the bomb shelter capital of the world

http://www.fathomjournal.org/dispatch/sderot-the-bomb-shelter-capital-of-the-world/ A bus stop redesigned as a bomb shelter in a residential area of Sderot paul-simpson.org/Flickr As a frequent visitor to Israel I like to think I know my way around. Heading north through Herzliya or...

Centcom Ignores Israel-Pal Dispute

The U.S. military no longer sees the Arab-Israeli war as a priority. The military's Central Command, in contrast to that of the administration of President Barack Obama, has not designated either the Arab-Israeli or Israeli-Palestinian...

Obama’s foreign policy is a mess, says the New York Times

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2014/03/17/obamas-foreign-policy-is-a-mess-says-the-new-york-times President Obama (R) meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) in the White House on Monday. (EPA/ALEX WONG / AFP) Despite replete evidence of the mendacity of our foes and the recalcitrance of the Palestinian...