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The Surreal ‘Reconstruction’ of Gaza

http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/arlene-kushner/the-surreal-reconstruction-of-gaza/ Much of what goes on in the world these days has a surreal quality.  But here’s a case that is emblematic of a host of situations: On Monday, the United Nations pulled back hundreds of...

How Peace Negotiator Martin Indyk Cashed a Big, Fat $14.8 Million Check From Qatar

http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/184713/martin-indyk-qatar The New York Times recently published a long investigative report by Eric Lipton, Brooke Williams, and Nicholas Confessore on how foreign countries buy political influence through Washington think tanks. Judging from Twitter and other...

September 17, 2014: Surreal

Much of what goes on in the world these days has a surreal quality.  But here’s a case that is sort of emblematic of a host of situations: “Syrian rebels linked to Al-Qaeda have seized...

Qatar’s terror funding makes it more foe than friend to U.S., critics say

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/09/16/qatar-cozies-up-to-us-while-funding-terror-say-critics/ Qatar has simultaneously been championed as a Western ally in the fight against terror and criticized as the Middle East's chief enabler of radical jihad. It may have found a way to be both,...

Crying Need for UNRWA to Come Clean on Gaza

http://pjmedia.com/claudiarosett/crying-need-for-unrwa-to-come-clean-on-gaza/ What’s worse than a United Nations agency that provides massive welfare and support services to a Palestinian enclave run by terrorists? Well, how about having that same agency run by a loquacious Swiss national who...

PSR post ceasfire poll of Palestinians: Haniyeh 61% Abbas 32%., Hamas 46% Fatah 31%...

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=64783   "As expected, and as we saw in previous instances during and immediately after Israeli wars with Hamas, findings show a spike in the popularity of Hamas and its leaders and a major decline in...

Hamas’ Psychological Military Strategies against Israel

http://jcpa.org/article/hamas-psychological-military-strategies-israel/ Institute for Contemporary Affairs  Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 14, No. 26    August 7, 2014 Hamas, a Palestinian Islamist resistance organization, openly states that it is committed to Israel’s elimination. While militarily limited, Hamas...

Qatar’s Rise and America’s Tortured Middle East Policy

http://www.thetower.org/article/qatars-rise-and-americas-tortured-middle-east-policy/ One of the most notable aspects of the current conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is the prominent role being played by the Emirate of Qatar in supporting the terrorist organization, whose genocidal...

The War with Hamas: Address by Israel’s Ambassador to the UK

This week Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub travelled to Bradford in northern England after George Galloway MP declared it an "Israel-free zone." After meeting with local councillors and officials, he addressed local community and faith...

Club Med for Terrorists

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/25/opinion/qatar-club-med-for-terrorists.html?_r=2 UNITED NATIONS THE hostilities in Gaza between Israel and Hamas persist and the diplomatic war at the United Nations continues, also without resolution. While there is no shortage of opinions on the way forward, the...