Egypt “On the Verge of Bankruptcy”

http://www.jinsa.org/fellowship-program/david-p-goldman/egypt-verge-bankruptcy#.UOHrjeSTjEY Egypt is effectively out of cash. With foreign exchange reserves at a “critical minimum,” Egypt’s central bank imposed exchange controls and let the Egyptian pound exchange rate fall by about 5 percent from the...

Israel at Peace

http://www.danielpipes.org/12145/israel-at-peace Those concerned with the security and welfare of the Jewish state keep asking questions like "Is Israel Doomed? " and Will Israel Survive? (also in French, Israël peut-il survivre? ). One even titled a...

Israel at Peace

http://www.danielpipes.org/12145/israel-at-peace Those concerned with the security and welfare of the Jewish state keep asking questions like "Is Israel Doomed? " and Will Israel Survive? (also in French, Israël peut-il survivre? ). One even titled a...

Palestine’s strangely stubborn state of mind

http://www.thecommentator.com/article/2229/palestine_s_strangely_stubborn_state_of_mind The UN vote upgrading the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to a non-member state with observer status has done nothing to move the cause of Palestinian statehood forward. Instead, it repeats the old adage of...

Kuwait Expels Thousands of Palestinians

Much has been made of the Palestinian exodus of 1948. Yet during their decades of dispersal, the Palestinians have experienced no less traumatic ordeals at the hands of their Arab brothers. As early as...

The Iranian Role in the 2012 Gaza Conflict

http://jcpa.org/article/the-iranian-role-in-the-2012-gaza-conflict/ No. 592 November-December 2012 During the fighting in Gaza in November 2012, Iran took pains to highlight its own supply of weapons and means of manufacturing them to the Palestinians, contrasting the feebleness of the...

Media should use ceasefire to reflect on double standards

http://www.thejc.com/comment-and-debate/comment/91931/media-should-use-ceasefire-reflect-double-standards The mobilisation of Israeli forces around Gaza this week was strikingly reminiscent of the British and American build-up of troops along the Kuwait and Iraq borders before Operation Desert Storm, the massive armoured counter-attack...

The Palestinian Conflict with Israel is Not the Core of the Middle East Conflict

http://www.jinsa.org/fellowship-program/evelyn-gordon/palestinian-conflict-israel-not-core-middle-east-conflict#.UKHaubJmTpw As Syria's civil war drags on, it is increasingly destabilizing its neighbors. First, hundreds of thousands of refugees poured over their borders; now, violence has as well. Turkey and Syria have repeatedly exchanged deadly...

Telling Israel like it is – in Arabic

I first met Boshra Khalaila in the Spring of 2010, at the Ministry of Public Diplomacy’s offices in Jerusalem. She was 24 at the time. Like me, she’d been alarmed by the public relations...

Netanyahu Again Offers the Golan Heights to Syria?

http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2012/10/netanyahu-again-offers-the-golan-heights-to-syria Shimon Shiffer reports in Yedioth Ahronoth that in secret talks in 2010 via U.S. government mediator Frederic C. Hof, Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu agreed in principle to a full withdrawal from the Golan...