Monday, January 21, 2019

“Because of Settlers Like You!”

"If Gush Katif didn't exist we would have to invent it," said Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin when touring the Gush Katif region. "You are the first line of defense of this country," stated Prime Minister...

Why we keep getting the Middle East wrong

WE DO NOT UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF NON-STATE, NON-NATIONAL LOYALTIES People tend to think of the Middle East as being composed of ‘states’ just like Britain, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. This is a big...

U.S. Tried to Halt Several Searches

The Clinton administration has intervened repeatedly since last fall to delay or prevent intrusive weapons inspections in Iraq by United Nations teams, according to American and diplomatic accounts. The interventions included at least six occasions,...

Guest post: UNRWA – Not part of the solution but part of the problem

http://anneinpt.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/guest-post-unrwa-not-part-of-the-solution-but-part-of-the-problem/ This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, a frequent reader and contributor to this blog. “Not part of the solution, but part of the problem” - What is? Well, if we’re talking about the...

No longer a journalist’s paradise

http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Article.aspx?id=249682 Hebrew-language journalism in Israel is robust, comprehensive and often-courageous, but it has several flaws that ought to be brought to light if only to stimulate self-criticism and if possible, improvement. One of them is the...

“Obama’s Visit & Policies”

Obama's whirlwind tour of Israel is completed, and I find that readers are seeking comments on that visit. He did it all right while here: Visiting Yad VaShem (the Holocaust Memorial -- required stop...

The little match girl

http://www.haaretz.com/the-little-match-girl-1.189081 Describing herself as a good mother who speaks with her two children at least once a day - even though both are university students who left home some time ago, one to study in...

Israel’s Pending Migration Disaster

http://www.fpri.org/enotes/2012/201207.stock.egypt.html In The Picture of Dorian Gray, the famous novel written by the Anglo-Irish author Oscar Wilde, the seemingly ageless protagonist hides a terrible secret: All of his vices have been engraved onto the face...

Basij Commander: Millions of Iranians Ready to Deploy in Gaza

Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi said millions of Iranian people are ready to be sent to Gaza to help the Palestinians in their fight against the Zionist regime,...

Poll showing most Americans oppose pullout misleading

There is nothing more flexible, and more useful, than public opinion polls. More than showing the public's views, they reveal the mindset of those who commissioned the poll, and those who market it. For example, Finance...