Converging Toward Hamas

http://www.jewishpolicycenter.org/3764/converging-toward-hamas There are many points of disagreement between Fatah and Hamas; so many that they fought an ugly civil war in 2007, leaving Hamas in control of Gaza and Fatah in control of the West...

The Official Palestinian Authority Media Reports: Al Qaida, The End of Ramadan, Suicide Bombs,...

Al Qaida in Gaza: Quietly, the PA Moves Against Suspected Cell Amid pressure from the United States and the European Union, the Palestinian Authority is quietly moving to stop Al Qaida recruitment in the Gaza...

Event summary: ‘Palestinian Incitement: An Obstacle to the Peace Negotiations?’

http://henryjacksonsociety.org/2014/01/28/event-summary-palestinian-incitement-an-obstacle-to-the-peace-negotiations/ On the 21st of January 2014, Dr. David Pollock, Kaufman Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Senior Advisor for the Broader Middle East at the US State Department from 2002-...

UNRWA in its Present Form; Impediment to Peace in the Middle East

A Middle East peace process ensued 34 years ago, when Egyptian President Anwar Sadat made an unprecedented middle east peace effort, when he proclaimed a new policy of peace and reconciliation with Israel. Sadat...

WJC ANALYSIS – The long-suffering Palestinian electoral process

http://www.worldjewishcongress.org/en/news/12527/wjc_analysis_the_long_suffering_palestinian_electoral_process Over the past weekend, the Palestinian Authority held a round of local elections. It appeared to be an ordinary and routine local authority matter. However, it was anything but that. This election round was meant...

Senior Fatah Critic Targeted

Sufian Abu Zaydeh came under fire outside his home in Ramallah on early Nov. 19. Fatah said a gunman shot some 20 bullets at Abu Zaydeh's parked car. Abu Zaydeh, a member of the...

ISIS Success in Iraq and Syria: Strategic Ramifications

http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=7112 Several factors are at the base of the military success of ISIS and other jihadist organizations: the structural and functional weaknesses of Arab nation states; the organizations’ networked and decentralized structure, which makes it...

‘Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace’ J Street backs congressmen who do not support Israel

http://freebeacon.com/the-anti-israel-lobby/ The self-described “pro-Israel, pro-peace” liberal advocacy group J Street is soliciting funds for congressional candidates who are openly hostile to Israel while simultaneously targeting for defeat explicitly pro-Israel lawmakers who do not agree with...

Bayit Yehudi MK: West is financing ‘bile’ and incitement by supporting UNRWA’s projects

http://www.jpost.com/Diplomacy-and-Politics/Bayit-Yehudi-MK-West-is-financing-bile-and-incitement-by-supporting-UNRWAs-projects-342450 Western countries’ funding of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency perpetuates Palestinian violence against Israel, former MK Einat Wilf said at a conference with foreign diplomats in the Knesset Monday, organized by MK...

Knesset Committee Seeks Further Information About Peres’s Palestinian Authority Investments

JERUSALEM - The ethics committee of Israel's Parliament, or Knesset, requested last month that a private investigative group provide more information about accusations of Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres's involvement in a technology fund...