On Eve of U.S. Visit, Abbas’s Media Again Attack US and Israel

Only days before Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas visits Washington to ask for money and to exhibit reform and moderation, Abbas's official media have again supported terror assaults on Israeli targets while attacking America and...

Does the IDF really want the Haredi Orthodox in its ranks?

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=4203&sec=2&title=Does_the_IDF_really_want_the_Haredi_Orthodox_in_its_ranks As far as the army is concerned, the issue of drafting the ultra-Orthodox into the IDF cuts both ways. The “blessing”? Well, faced with the deterioration of the situation on Israel’s borders, opening a large...

JAMES BAKER CONFLICT OF INTERESTS UNCOVERED

Ben Caspit, journalist from the Maariv newspaper in Israel, holds documentation which Shows that the law office of former American secretary of state James Baker earned tens of millions of dollars from a deal...

Middle Eastern Upheavals Enter Round Two

http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2011/08/middle-eastern-upheavals-enter-round-two The following replies to a question posed by National Review Online: "With Qaddafi vowing a win or martyrdom and Assad being urged to step down by the West, what has happened to the Arab...

Commentary: Expectations of War and Terror

Yesterday a report from a high ranking officer in the Southern Command was made public: Palestinians released in prisoner exchanges, he said, "always return to terrorism." Always. That's pretty clear, and pretty direct as...

Israel’s sanitized report of Netanyahu-Abbas conversation makes Abbas look better

A comparison of the official Palestinian and official Israeli reports of the Netanyahu-Abbas conversation finds that the sanitized report issued by Israel puts Abbas in a far more favorable light than he deserves. As the...