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,...

UAE & UNRWA – CRISIS?

The United Arab Emirates says it does not plan to fund the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, this year as part of a “wiser way of...

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...

Israel & UAE work together against UNRWA?

Writing from the perspective of a journalist who has provided intense coverage of UNRWA since 1987, there are at least two reasons to question the veracity of a widely circulated yet unsourced news report,...

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...

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...

The Two State Delusion VII: Changing Arab Perspectives:Iran

The Obama administration argues the extreme urgency of achieving the “Two-State Solution” as necessary to gain support from the Arab states in our conflict with the Taliban and Al Qaeda. Certainly we want any...

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...

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...

How much worse can it get?

On the evidence so far we are already facing a new (Jewish) year which is plumbing the depths of insanity and unbelievable imbecility. Love embraces from the UAE and Bahrain notwithstanding, the prospects for far...