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Daily Archives: January 6, 2015

UNRWA’s “Peace Starts Here” campaign silently dies

In 2010, to some fanfare, UNRWA launched a campaign called "Peace Starts Here." Its flagship video, only viewed some 11,000 times in four years, uses the word "peace" a lot but never really defines what...

The Miseducation of Chris Gunness

Much has been said about the controversial work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, aka UNRWA. Once established for providing a relief for Arab refugees...

A former refugee speaks out

his week I had the opportunity of listening to Bassem Eid, a Palestinian Arab human rights activist reveal facts concerning UNRWA and the continuing scandal of its refugee policies. He also revealed his thoughts and...

Additional findings in the examination of the names of Palestinians killed in Operation Protective...

During the examination of the names of Palestinians killed in Operation Protective Edge carried out by the Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (ITIC), 50 names of terrorists were identified, all of whom were Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades...

Is CAIR a Terror Group?

We who follow the Islamist movement fell off our collective chair on Nov. 15 when the news came that the United Arab Emirates' ministerial cabinet had listed the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) as...

Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood Have Their Sights on the West Bank and Jordan

Hamas directly threatened Fatah that it will take over the West Bank. Senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar declared on December 10, “Just as we liberated Gaza, just as we established a real national government...

Weekly Commentary: No Future as Security Burden

Here’s the paradox: If we made every possible concession to the Palestinians so that a sovereign Palestinian state actually came into being we would ultimately find ourselves facing even move pressure to make concessions. I’ll walk...

Israel Reports ISIL In W. Bank

Israel's intelligence community has determined that Islamic State of Iraq and Levant was operating in the West Bank. The intelligence community has assessed that ISIL was operating in several cities under Palestinian Authority control. Officials...

Hamas Holds Military Exercise

Hamas has concluded a major military exercise meant to prepare for another war against Israel. The exercise took place on Dec. 23 by the National Security Forces, headed by Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Maneuvers...