J Street’s Dangerous Detour on the Road to the White House

Yasser Arafat sought peace with Israel, Jeremiah was a bullfrog, the Brooklyn Bridge is for sale, Brutus was an honorable man, and J Streetis a “pro-Israel” organization. Not. As a long-time student of American politics...

A Change in the Balance of Power in Syria: The “Bad against the...

http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=5817 Between President Obama’s August 31, 2013 declaration on a retaliatory action against Syria and the abandonment of the attack option in exchange for dismantlement of Syria’s chemical weapons program, a dramatic change has taken...

New Revelations About the UN Goldstone Report that Seriously Undermine its Credibility

http://www.jcpa.org/JCPA/Templates/ShowPage.asp?DRIT=0&DBID=1&LNGID=1&TMID=111&FID=378&PID=1857&IID=3377&TTL=New_Revelations_About_the_UN_Goldstone_Report_that_Seriously_Undermine_its_Credibility Col. (ret.) Desmond Travers was one of the four members of the UN Fact Finding Mission that produced what is widely called the Goldstone Report. The Mission investigated Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza...

Will Baker and Gates Leave Bush with a Defeatist Legacy?

As George W. Bush enters his final two years in office, he may be preparing a doctrine of defeatism authored by James Baker and Robert Gates that alienates allies and emboldens enemies. Three critical decisions...

Arafat’s Corruption: the Source of Palestinian Suffering?

According to surveys by the research center of the Israeli Yad Tabenkin, the West Bank per capita gross domestic product (GDP) before the Oslo accord in 1993 was approximately $3,500, and in Gaza, about...

For Middle East Peace, Look to Israel’s Arab Partners

Speculation is rife that President Barack Obama will make one final stab at putting his mark on the Middle East peace process before he leaves office. One theory has the administration supporting a United Nations...

Israel: The Impudence Accompanying Betrayal

http://rubinreports.blogspot.co.il/2013/11/israel-impudence-accompanying-betrayal.html I've always been amazed that anyone thought the United States would ever act against the Iranian nuclear threat. There was never any chance that such a thing would happen. The United States would never...

Missing context for terror attacks in Eilat: Egypt demanded Israel cede Eilat in 2006

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=1435&sec=2&title=MISSING_CONTEXT_ FOR__TERROR_ATTACKS_IN_EILAT:EGYPT_DEMANDED_ISRAEL_CEDE_EILAT_IN_2006 Much of the media missed the context of the attacks conducted Thursday morning, north of the Israeli port city of Eilat. These attacks may portend the genesis of the next stage of the Arab-Israeli war,...

‘Western Countries Are Funding the Incubators of Terrorism’

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/177821#.Uw0Wcc5h3dY MK Yoni Chetboun (Jewish Home) called a special meeting with over 40 diplomats from dozens of countries Monday to present the hard facts on how Western funds are being used in Palestinian Arab schools...

Fighting the “Soft War” on Israel

More and more, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have become one of the most powerful - and controversial - pressure blocs in the global arena. In recent weeks, Israel’s parliament established a commission of inquiry into...