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View from Fourth Circle: The Real, Historic Dangers, Opportunities in the Middle East

Cloak-and-dagger-style assassination attempts, urban car chases, midnight releases from jail, rumours of detainee swaps, and on-again,off-again diplomatic negotiations dominate the news headlines in the Middle East these days - but don't be fooled, for...

Pollard: Israel AG Conspired to Obstruct Justice

Israeli Attorney General Eliyakim Rubinstein conspired to provide false testimony to the U.S. Justice Department, according to Jonathan Jay Pollard. The former civilian intelligence analyst for the U.S. Navy, who is serving a life sentence...

Netanyahu: Apologize if You Want Canada to Understand New Hamas Threat

On October 1, 1997, a few hours before the New Jewish Year began this year, Gazan Hamas leader Abdul Aziz Rantissi declared that he would dispatch more suicide bombers into Israel, to kill Israelis...

Ras el Amud: Analysis

Who would have imagined, even a few months ago, that three Jewish families moving near one of the great Jewish holy spots in Jerusalem, into homes that have been owned by Jews since 1902,...

Palestinian Anti-Semitism

When General Ghazi Jabali, commander of the Palestinian police, heard about the arrest warrant issued against him by Israel, he said: "This reminds me of Goebbels' methods". The comparison is not surprising if one...

Full Letter Given to US Secretary of State by American Hospitalized by Bomb Victim

September 9, 1997 Dear Secretary Albright, As a United States citizen, I am deeply touched by your personal visit. By the grace of God, I was spared death, as a nail-filled bomb pierced most of my body With...

Should a Publicly Funded Leah Rabin be Above Public Reproach?

Under a special act of the Israeli Knesset, Leah Rabin receives public funding for travel and communications. The time has come to introduce international public scrutiny of Leah Rabin's use of Israel taxpayer funds. Most recently,...

Philadelphia Inquirer: U.S. Government and European Community Finance PLO Broadcasts

I am a daughter of Palestine.... Koran in my right hand, in my left -- a knife. A slightly older girl with her ponytail wrapped in a checkered kaffiyeh gives an emotional recitation of a poem...

Philadelphia Inquirer: Poster Child of Peace is Terror Victim

Jerusalem -- Smadar Elchanan was only a baby when she became a poster child for the peace movement. Her photograph appeared in a 1984 flier that called for peace with the Arabs so that the...

Corruption Under Arafat: the Legislators Speak

Within the Palestinian Authority (PA) there is an office entitled General Control (GCO). In May it issued a report that included a startling claim: because of corruption $326 million, roughly one fourth of the...