A Palestinian civil intifada

http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=1096 The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) published its December 2011 report on Monday, contending that in 2016 Jews will become a minority between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea. According to the...

Revolution and oppression in the Arab world

When the first revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt occurred, the initial responses from Israel appeared distinct from those in the West. While European and American reactions were enthusiastic, a whiff of skepticism, if not...

Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the “Clash within a Civilization”

http://csis.org/publication/saudi-arabia-iran-and-clash-within-civilization No one has ever been able to travel to the Gulf without discovering just how different the perspectives and values of the West and the Middle East can be. During the last two...

Official PA Radio news – the PBC radio January 5

Summary and Analysis One has to pay attention to the unusual first item of the morning news-which was also the first item last night: unusual both in tone, style and content. The reliance of Yasser Arafat...

Marines Prepared For Attack On Syria

A senior U.S. military commander said the Marine Corps sent some 2,400 soldiers to Jordan in June 2013 in what appeared to mark preparations for a war against the regime of Syrian President Bashar...

Incisive Commentary from Arlene Kushner, Augu. 5th-10th, 2007

Posting: August 10, 2007 "Our IDF" I want to return here to the issue of soldiers who refused to participate in evicting Hevron residents from the marketplace, Mitzpe Shalhevet. The story as it was widely presented, was...

Fatah and Hamas Lie to Their People

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3072/fatah-hamas-lie Over the past five years, Hamas and Fatah have lied many times to their people about ending their power struggle, which has resulted in the creation of two separate Palestinian entities in the West...

Al Qaida Shatters U.S. Victory Claim

Leading U.S. analysts, including former military commanders, acknowledged that Al Qaida defied the assessment of the intelligence community and President Barack Obama. In early 2013, Obama announced that AlQaida was declining and a shadow...

The Arab League and peace, after 68 years

http://www.meforum.org/3715/arab-league-peace The disconnect between the past and the present in the Middle East is growing fast. Consider the anachronism called the Arab League. In December, after an "emergency meeting" called by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, Arab...

U.S. Cancels Military Excecise with Israel

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- As the tension continues in the Middle East, the United States has canceled a regularly scheduled military exercise with Israel, the Israeli government and a Marine Corps general confirmed...