Commentary: The Reactivated Peace Process?

Barry Rubin, in his most recent column, lists "four phony panaceas, which will clearly not work." These are quick fixes that a very foolish and nearsighted world is promoting. Rubin says, not only will...

The Palestinian Refugees on the Day After “Independence”

The gap between Israel and the Palestinians on the refugee question cannot be reconciled. The Palestinians demand a "just peace," which implies recognition of the right of return according to their interpretation, and rejects...

PM: Abbas does not seek peace

http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=3223 What's behind Abbas' new tone? Mahmoud Abbas delivered a speech on Jan. 4, on the anniversary of the founding of Fatah, that may have marked a turning point in the relations between the Palestinian Authority...

Iran Launches Hizbullah network in Syria

The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs reports that the Teheran regime approved and facilitated the establishment of a Hizbullah force in Syria. In a report, the center said Hizbullah, representing Iranian interests, would operate...

Palestine’s Peace Bomb

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/01/31/palestine_israel_peace_bomb_demographics One of the key arguments of Israel's "peace camp" is that, without a two-state solution, the state faces a "demographic time-bomb." The contention is that perpetuating Israeli control over the growing Arab population of...

Aboriginal Rights of the Jewish People

A discussion about a moral and legal requirement to peacefully reconcile the subsequent rights of the newly-emerged Palestinian People with the prior rights of the ancient Jewish People. IntroductionDenying or minimizing Jewish rights is an...

Why the Current U.S. Foreign Policy Debate Doesn’t Make Sense and How to Fix...

http://rubinreports.blogspot.co.il/2013/01/a-totally-new-american-foreign-policy.html Something very bad is happening with the U.S. foreign policy debate. Aside from all of the specific problems and bad appointments, the whole discussion is being conducted on the wrong assumptions and context. There is...

WJC ANALYSIS – Is the war in Syria undermining the Palestinian claim to the...

http://www.worldjewishcongress.org/en/news/12161/wjc_analysis_is_the_war_in_syria_undermining_the_palestinian_claim_to_the_right_of_return _ The fate of the Assad regime in Syria has been the main focus of media attention in recent months. Yet, another crisis has quietly developed on the sidelines of the Syrian calamity which...

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...

Sharon’s Statement on Czechoslovakia: Background

On Thursday,German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer telephoned Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Fischer was excited, and told Sharon: "I spoke with Bashar Assad. He told me that Syria has always been against terror. You have...