Friday, January 18, 2019

Taking Iran’s Anti-Semitism Seriously

http://www.the-american-interest.com/articles/2014/06/02/taking-irans-anti-semitism-seriously/ Radical, theologically based hatred of Judaism, Zionism, and the state of Israel is part of the core ideological beliefs of the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Yet U.S. policymakers all too rarely...

Israel’s killing of Hamas “spiritual” leader Ahmed Yassin

Following the killing of Ahmed Yassin, the inclusion of Hamas in the leadership of the Palestinian Authority has become a fact of life without any real reaction from politicians in either Israel or the...

40 Minutes in Palestine

In Jerusalem, about a 10 minute drive north from the Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif, lies the only refugee camp in the Holy City. It is called Shofat. Mostly concrete and dust, rundown but...

Israeli Position Renders Balfour Declaration Obsolete

Lawyers representing Israel in its bid to defend the vacuation/Compensation Law (the Disengagement Plan), negate the Balfour Declaration as a basis for Jews to settle in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza. The lawyers made their controversial...

Yasir Arafat Is Still Dead and We Know Who Really Did Him In

http://spme.net/articles/8773/2/5/Yasir-Arafat-Is-Still-Dead-and-We-Know-Who-Really-Did-Him-In.html Yasir Arafat is still dead. True, he was once alive. I sat across from him in his Gaza office, for example. And he even had a copy of my history of the PLO on...

ARMED STRUGGLE ON THE TABLE: Middle East Newsline Provides Hands-On Coverage of Fatah...

The ruling Fatah movement has been bolstered by dozens of military commanders abroad, some of whom prepared to stay in the West Bank. Nearly 100 Fatah commanders and senior operatives have arrived in the West Bank for...

Commentary: Bush’s Backbone is Not Broken

Word came out within the last few days (which most if not all of you have already seen) regarding the fact that President Bush is considering putting 30,000 to 50,000 more troops into Iraq,...

How Israel Can cope with the PLO by Adopting a Proactive Approach to the...

Edmund Burke, who supported the war against his mother nation, was once asked if he would support the French Revolution. His answer was negative, because "the end is the means in process". To paraphrase...

Half the Story: Analysis of Amnesty’s 2012 World Report

JERUSALEM - In response to Amnesty International's 2012 World Report, NGO Monitor today released the following statement: · As in many previous reports, Amnesty continues to level unsupported allegations of violations of international law against...

Hart N. Hasten, An Autobiography “I Shall Not Die”

At the opening ceremony of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center, I stood in a modern, well-lit square room among many prominent leaders, politicians, donors, and supporters of Menachem Begin. As the hum of the...