Ignore Noise, Focus on Mission

Who, or what, defines Israel, and why does it matter? If deeply concerning trends continue in the United States, research and ample anecdotal evidence indicate that those succeeding in affecting views toward Israel are...

Hagel-chaired think tank predicts Iran will be ‘natural partner’ for U.S.

http://www.jns.org/news-briefs/2013/1/10/hagel-chaired-think-tank-predicts-iran-will-be-natural-partn.html (JNS.org) The Atlantic Council, a think tank chaired by defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel which last month published a column titled “Israel’s Apartheid Policy,” during the same month predicted that Iran “should be viewed...

The Syrian Crisis and the Saudi-Iranian Rivalry

Dr. Benedetta Berti is a research fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies, a lecturer at Tel Aviv University, a Young Atlanticist at the Atlantic Council, and the coauthor of Hamas and Hezbollah:...

Obama Campaign Downplays Syria, Soft-Pedals Iran

http://freebeacon.com/obama-campaign-downplays-syria-soft-peddles-iran/ Former Obama administration officials were tightlipped about the escalating violence in Syria and declared that there is “time and space” to negotiate with Iran over its nuclear program during a press call organized by...

The Role of Hamas in the Formation of Global Jihadi Networks in Sinai

http://jcpa.org/article/the-role-of-hamas-in-the-formation-of-global-jihadi-networks-in-sinai/ Vol. 12, No. 18 After the Rafah attack, it was noticeable that the Egyptian government refrained from condemning the terrorists’ plan to carry out a mass-casualty attack in Israel. Indeed, senior Muslim Brotherhood figures pointed...

Russian Version of Condemnation of Israeli Attacks

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION INFORMATION AND PRESS DEPARTMENT 32/34 Smolenskaya-Sennaya pl., 119200, Moscow G-200; tel.: (495) 244 4119, fax: 244 4112 e-mail: dip@mid.ru, web-address: www.mid.ru Unofficial translation from Russian In Relation to the New Aggravation of the...

Hamas to deliver letter to Shalit, ‘if he survived the war’

Gaza - Hamas leader Osama Al-Mazini promised on Monday to deliver a letter from the family of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit if the prisoner survived Israel's assault on Gaza last winter. "Hamas received the letter and promised...

Weekly Commentary: Israeli doves failed mission – apologists for the Palestinians instead of defenders...

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=53460 Dr. Aaron Lerner Date: 18 August 2011 A reminder from the past: "... WHAT if they cheat? What if they take whatever we give them and demand even more, still exercising violence and terror? Within the...

To the attention of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

http://www.mythsandfacts.org/article_view.asp?articleID=271 The following excerpt, stated in June 1979, is sadly still relevant 34 years later: “A corollary of the inalienable right of the Jewish people to its Land is the right to live in any part...

Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights...

ADVANCE EDITED VERSION Distr. GENERAL A/HRC/10/23 16 January 2009 Original: ENGLISH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND REPORTS OF THE OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER AND SECRETARY-GENERAL Summary The present report, submitted pursuant to Human...