Backgrounders: The UAE- UNRWA connection

Backgrounders: The UAE- UNRWA connection: https://israelbehindthenews.com/?s=uae+unrwa

Dubious diplomacy

Is it better to rely on diplomatic negotiations or instead to take direct action which promises a far more promising outcome? Is a judicious combination of both more guaranteed to provide success? These questions have...

Givat Hamatos: A Strategic Jerusalem Neighborhood

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 18, No. 1 A plan to build a Jewish residential neighborhood in Givat Hamatos (Airplane Hill) in southern Jerusalem was approved in 2014, but...

A shooting attack against an IDF force near Nablus ended with the death of...

On November 4, 2020, a Palestinian armed with a hand gun drove to a roadblock near Hawwara (south of Nablus) and opened fire at IDF soldiers manning the site. The soldiers were reported (IDF...

Double double toil and trouble

The witches’ incantation from Macbeth succinctly describes the developing chaos now facing many citizens in various countries. As they stirred the boiling cauldron the opening stanza has an eerie echo for today’s current situation. “Double double...

Dr. Mordecai Kedar: Analysis: How the US elections will impact on Israel

Dr. Mordecai Kedar: Analysis: How the US elections will impact on Israel https://pulseofisrael.com/2020/10/25/elections-kedar/ *** CURRICULUM VITAE Summary BA: 1982, Arabic and Political Science, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. PhD: 1998, Arabic, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Areas of Research: Islam, Islamic Movements, gender issues in...

Vindicated: “Jerusalem, Israel”

One fundamental civil right that the US government bestows on any US citizens living outside the United States is the opportunity for any child of US citizens who left America after the age of...

DOCUMENTATION; Where does Trump Stand on Israel?

https://israelbehindthenews.com/2019/05/03/should-president-trump-reconsider-the-plo-as-a-partner-for-peace/ https://israelbehindthenews.com/2019/04/05/what-the-trump-middle-east-plan-of-the-century-needs-most-peace-education-2/ https://israelbehindthenews.com/2020/09/16/abraham-accords-peace-agreement-treaty-of-peace-diplomatic-relations-and-full-normalization-between-the-united-arab-emirates-and-the-state-of-israel/ https://israelbehindthenews.com/2020/09/16/abraham-accords-peace-agreement-treaty-of-peace-diplomatic-relations-and-full-normalization-between-the-united-arab-emirates-and-the-state-of-israel/ https://israelbehindthenews.com/2020/06/24/has-the-trump-plan-been-hijacked/ https://israelbehindthenews.com/2020/02/04/trumps-deal-of-the-century-the-view-from-the-judean-hills/ https://israelbehindthenews.com/2019/04/12/will-trumps-deal-of-the-century-lead-to-change/ https://israelbehindthenews.com/2017/06/09/embassy-relocation-delusion/ https://israelbehindthenews.com/2017/05/19/u-s-embassy-relocation-law-not-recognize-jerusalem-part-israel/

Our troops in the Sinai are a small force with outsized importance

On May 19, 1967, responding to a demand by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, United Nations Secretary-General U Thant suddenly withdrew the U.N. Emergency Force (UNEF) that had been created in the aftermath of...

Biden made a clear threat against Israel , and has issued no retraction

In May, Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden threatened Israel. And he never withdrew the threat. See: https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/joe-biden-says-he-would-restore-us-aid-palestinians. One threat was to renew funds to UNRWA, despite UNRWA indoctrination of the "right of return by force of arms"...