Challenging an obituary to PM Shamir: Letterto the Editor, Translated from Dutch to English

NRC AH Letters Editor Amsterdam, 03.07.2012 Dear Sir, The obituary of your Israel correspondent, Leonie van Nierop, re Yitzchak Shamir is quite biased. It was mentioned in this obituary as though the reliability of Israel’s Arabs adversaries is rather...

Fighting for the Jewish State, Rosh Hashana 1947

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/13796#.UidN8n9cViI On the morning of September 8, 1947 --less than a week before Rosh Hashana-- Londoners awoke to the startling news that a group of Jewish militants had been arrested in Paris as they prepared...

Israel’s Nuclear Ambiguity, Arms Control Policy, and Iran: Is the Time Ripe for Basic...

http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=5855 Transparency, for example, in the nuclear realm, tends to be regarded as an inherently positive value in international relations circles - to wit, the more transparent you are, the better. But is this true...

US calls on UNRWA to ‘uphold neutrality’ after call to boycott ‘Post’

The State Department is calling on personnel at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East to “uphold its stated policy of neutrality,” after its spokesman, Chris Gunness,...

Agent Turned Author Defies CIA

The CIA is demanding that a celebrated former agent remove passages from an upcoming book that claims that high-ranking members of the Saudi royal family have been involved in political assassination plots and the...

How ​to ​​facilitate a flow of donations​ for the people who dwell in UNRWA...

Not a day goes by when you do not see yet another news story about the genuine suffering of the descendants of Arab refugees who continue to wallow in the misery of the ​UNRWA...

What happened to President Trump and “Settlements”?

What suddenly happened to President Donald Trump and "Settlements"? The Israel Civil Administration, also known as COGAT,  got to the new President. COGAT does not think that Jewish communities are important to Judea, Samaria and Gaza. COGAT...

After Las Vegas conclave: Acting against the masterminds of BDS

The key decision reached at the conference was that there would be a concerted effort to curtail BDS, which is hardly an independent, grass roots movement. Bdsmovement. Last week, Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban convened...

A critical new text for understanding the Middle East: “The Sources of Iranian negotiating...

There are basically two ways to approach the Middle East: * Option 1: Understand what makes Farsi- and Arabic-speaking, Muslim-majority societies different from the West given their history, experiences, culture, politics, and other features. * Option...

Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat: Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands

http://ngo-monitor.org/article/human_rights_and_international_humanitarian_law_secretariat_denmark_sweden_switzerland_and_the_netherlands Overview Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands jointly fund Israeli and Palestinian NGOs through The Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat (the “Secretariat”). This funding mechanism has a projected budget of $17.6 million over...