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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Those killed by Palestinian firearms after Rabin and Peres issued “light weapons” to the...

On September 15, 1993, two days after Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres signed the Oslo accord with the  PLO at  the White House lawn,  the Israeli government  announced...

Why the Oslo Process Doomed Peace

Twenty-three years after its euphoric launch on the White House lawn, the Oslo "peace process" between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) stands out as one of the worst calamities to have afflicted...

Obama’s November Surprise

There is growing speculation that President Obama will spring a diplomatic surprise on Israel during the interregnum between the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8 and his departure from office in January. Some say the...

Game-Changer Abbas UN Speech

The address delivered by Mahmad Abbas, head of the PA & PLO on Sept. 22 at the United Nations General Assembly was a game-changer. The  text of the Abbas speech can be seen at: http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/READ-Full-text-of-PA-president-Abbass-speech-to-UN-General-Assembly-468466 Abbas stood...

In his father’s name

The son of murder victim Richard Lakin, who was shot in the head and repeatedly stabbed by a terrorist on a bus in Jerusalem last October, is doing something about it, in his father’s...

Weekly Commentary: Mahmoud Abbas: Palestinians who murder Israelis must not be arrested – no...

Incredible. Let's read this short excerpt from Mahmoud Abbas' UNGA address: "We remain committed to the agreements reached with Israel since 1993. However, Israel must ...cease the arrest of our people, and must release the thousands...

Developing and settling…writes Michael Kuttner

Having spent a short vacation “down south” in the Negev, vividly brings home the amazing and under reported transformation which is taking place in this strategically important region of the country. In 1947 when the...

Hamas and Black Lives Matter: A marriage made in hell

In October 2014, the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (a clearinghouse for the International Solidarity Movement, ISM) ended their Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) organizing conference against Israel in San Diego, California. At...

A guide to the ten principles of the PLO two stage solution, not the...

PLO War Strategy.  In 1974, the P.L.O., at its 12th National Convention, adopted a “The Strategy of Stages” – to convey the impression of “moderation”, with the Stage I as the establishment of...

Ask the White House to define: What is “Palestinian Land”?

President Obama delivered an address at the UN on September 20, 2016. During that address. Obama asked Israel not to settle “Palestinian land”. Today, we asked White House Press Spokespeople to define “Palestinian land”. There are five...