Tag: Middle East

Holding the EU up to its own standards

As the head of the Nahum Bedein Center for Near East Policy Research, I have covered the Palestinian Authority school system since the very first day that the PA began to issue its own...

The Story Behind The Passion for Israel Court Reform

In June 1992, with the defeat of the Likud government and the ascension of the Labor Party, the Palestine Liberation Organization, an outlawed terrorist organization in a full state of total war against Israel...

Israel braces for more violence after mass-casualty West Bank raid

Israel is bracing for another escalation of violence after at least nine Palestinians were killed in a counterterrorism raid on the West Bank city of Jenin, a defense establishment source told Ynet on Thursday. “This...

‘Pro-Palestinian’ Means No Such Thing

“There are three kinds of lies,” Mark Twain said, attributing the insight to Benjamin Disraeli, “lies, damned lies and statistics.” Turns out there is a fourth: “pro-Palestinian.” Virtually everything described as pro-Palestinian is not. That...

The PA poses a strategic threat to Israel’s security

Recent steps taken by the new Israeli government in retaliation for the Palestinian Authority's appeal to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) represent the first indication that a much-needed change is underway. Traditionally, Israeli governments...

Frantic Frenzy

The Oxford dictionary definition of frenzy states “a period of uncontrolled excitement or wild behaviour.” Michael Kuttner Here in Israel, we seem to be experiencing an endless period of such manifestations. It is not only on...

Behind the scene with David Bedein – January 19, 2023

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Israel’s hard-line government facing multifront Palestinian war, analysts warn

Israel could be facing a multifront conflict with united armed groups in the West Bank and Gaza Strip should its new hard-line government continue on the path of “provocation,” Palestinian analysts are warning. Click here...

Smotrich Enables Lease for Life to “PAY FOR SLAY”.

This week, a news story rocked the media: The new Israel Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich cut Israel funds to the PA , commensurate with the amount of funds that the PLO grants to those...

Behind the scene with David Bedein – January 10, 2023

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