Tag: Middle East

[The question remains: Will UNRWA evaluate the effects of an educational curriculum based on...

Islamist Watch Launches 'Islamist Money in Politics' http://www.meforum.org/4835/islamist-money-politics Philadelphia – October 1, 2014 – Prominent Islamists in the United States have donated almost $700,000 to federal candidates over the past 15 years, according to a...

UK Ambassador Removes Illusion that Arming PSF is to Help Israel Fight Hamas

The US, Canada the EU justify arming the Palestinian Security Force, the PSF, with the mantra that the PSF has been established to help Israeli security fight the Hamas.” However, studies conducted by the Center...

Are the Headlines Connected?

Two recent headlines may be more deeply connected than one would think at first glance. The New York Times' proclaimed two weeks back, "Academic Study Weakens Israeli Claim that Palestinian Schools Teach Hate." And...

The textbook study: flawed and wrong

Tell me what a school system is teaching its children and I will tell you whether there will be peace or war in another five to 10 years. Less than a month ago, there were...

A dissenting voice on the textbook study

February, 2013 Dear all, I wish to express my appreciation and gratitude to Professors Wexler, Adwan and Bar-Tal, as well as to the research, technical and logistical teams for their great efforts throughout the last three...

On the Brink: Decline of US trained Palestinian Security Forces

US-trained Palestinian Security Force under General Dayton November 2009 Prepared with a research grant from the Middle East Forum EXECUTIVE SUMMARY After nearly 20 years, the Palestinian Authority, the PA, has achieved the dubious reputation of being...

ARE UNRWA SCHOOLS IN PALESTINIAN REFUGEE CAMPS REALLY TEACHING HOLOCAuST EDUCATION AND A WESTERN...

Swiss Ambassador Ruch photo by Rhonda Spivak Ambassador Jean-Daniel Ruch, Special Representative of Switzerland for the Middle East, said at a session at the recent J Street convention in Washington in March 2011 that in Gaza...

STUDY: WILL US, CANADIAN & EU TRAINED PALESTINIAN FORCES TURN ON ISRAEL?

Publication Made Possible by Research Grant From “The Middle East Forum” Executive Summary On the surface, the Palestinian Authority has scored a major achievement over the last five years with the development of its own security...

Bearing Witness to the UN in Geneva: Presenting Sderot’s Case to UN Judges

On July 6th, I traveled to Geneva to testify before the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict. Participating in the delegations were Ashkelon Mayor Benny Vaknin, Dr Alan Marcus the director...

Can The Fatah Option Work in Gaza

Israel's three-week military operation in Gaza in December-January has raised the issue of the possible return of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and his Fatah party to Gaza to replace the Hamas regime. The...