Winning a Lose/Lose War

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/383942/winning-loselose-war-victor-davis-hanson Once again neighboring enemies are warring in diametrically opposite ways. Hamas sees the death of its civilians as an advantage; Israel sees the death of its civilians as a disaster. Defensive missiles explode to save...

Hamas Enhances Strike Capability

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy asserted that Hamas and its Palestinian militia allies improved rocket, ground attacks as well as command and control in the latest war with Israel, In a report,...

There Must Not Be a Ceasefire

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4513/gaza-hamas-ceasefire With their usual mixture of human rights concern and hypocrisy, several countries have stepped into the fresh Israel-Gaza conflict by demanding a cease-fire. Egypt has played an important role in this demarche; Hamas has...

Parashas Masei 5774. Glad Not to Be Prime Minister Netanyahu; Miracles All Around

http://www.jewishmediaresources.com/1708/parashas-masei-5774 Glad not to be Prime Minister Netanyahu I am convinced that Israel had no choice but to undertake a major ground operation into the Gaza Strip, and that the time has never been so propitious...

Israel, the FAA, and International Isolation

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2014/07/22/israel-the-faa-and-international-isolation/ For years, peace processors and pundits have threatened that to stop its “growing international isolation,” Israel must make “painful concessions” and withdraw from territory. The “growing isolation” was always a myth. Israel’s trade with...

Palestinian Suffering Used to Demonize Israel

http://besacenter.org/uncategorized/palestinian-suffering-used-demonize-israel/ Executive Summary: As long as Palestinians continue to serve as lightning rod against Jews, their supposed victimization reaffirming the latter’s millenarian demonization, Israel will never be allowed to defend itself. No sooner had Israel launched...

Iran: The Regional Power behind the Hamas War Effort

http://jcpa.org/article/iran-the-regional-power-behind-the-hamas-war-effort/#sthash.BCfPFQpk.dpuf Vol. 14, No. 23 July 15, 2014 Iran is an arsonist, inflaming the conflicts in the Middle East. Since the 2012 “Pillar of Defense Operation,” Iran has heavily invested in improving the quantity and quality...

The Myth of Palestinian Centrality

http://www.meforum.org/4750/the-myth-of-palestinian-centrality The "Palestinian cause" has been at the forefront of discourse on the Middle East for nearly a century. It has long formed the primary common concern of pan-Arab solidarity and its most effective...

Palestinians Set Up Joint Security

Palestinian sources said the militias were working to establish a force that would protect residents of 11 UNRWA Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. They said the joint force would be overseen by a unified...

Obama Administration Suppresses Talk of Muslim Persecutions

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4400/obama-muslim-persecutions Why is the U.S. downplaying or denying attacks against Christians? "What about the churches which were desecrated? Is this not blasphemy? Where is justice?" - Fr. James Channan OP, Director of The Peace Center, Lahore,...