Why the UAE accord was unprecedented

For more than seventy years, Arab regimes communicated a message of belligerency towards Israel, teaching the next generation to war on the Jewish state. That policy of violence even permeated Arab entities with peace accords...

Israel’s vulnerable new friends

Most Israelis, if they know anything about the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, know that they’re rich, vulnerable, far from the conflict with Israel, and dangerously close to Iran. It’s this combination of factors...

Anatomy of the UAE Accord: Expectations are spelled out:

Israel's earlier peace agreements with Egypt(1979), the PLO (1993) and Jordan (1974) were a sham, because the war on terror and advocacy for peace were stated in generalities, with no real requirements for implementation. This...

Abraham Accords Peace Agreement: Treaty of Peace, Diplomatic Relations and Full Normalization Between the...

VIEW THE SIGNED DOCUMENT HERE. The Government of the United Arab Emirates and the Government of the State of Israel (hereinafter, the “Parties”) Aspiring to realize the vision of a Middle East region that is stable, peaceful and...

The Emerging Accord with the UNITED ARAB EMIRATES : Peace without Peace Education?

It is hard to join the euphoria for the new peace accord which Israel and the UAE now negotiate. We witness a “Déjà vu”: Israel repeats the tragic mistakes of the peace accords with Egypt,...

Qatar’s Support of Hamas and Jihadist Forces in the Middle East

http://jcpa.org/article/qatars-support-of-hamas-jihadist-forces/#sthash.dk14HQuF.dpuf Vol. 14, No. 30       September 23, 2014 Qatar is unquestionably engaged in international terrorist financing. According to the U.S. Treasury’s division for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, “Qatar, a longtime U.S. ally, has...

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,...

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...

Hamas’s Attack Tunnels: Analysis and Initial Implications

http://jcpa.org/hamas-attack-tunnels/ Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas prime minister, delivered a revealing speech on March 23, 2014, in which he stressed the strategic importance of the Hamas attack tunnels, which, he argued, have changed the balance of...

Hamas’s Attack Tunnels: Analysis and Initial Implications

http://jcpa.org/hamas-attack-tunnels/ Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas prime minister, delivered a revealing speech on March 23, 2014, in which he stressed the strategic importance of the Hamas attack tunnels, which, he argued, have changed the balance of...