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Weekly Commentary: USA Visa Waiver Program for Palestinians as Compensation for No Jerusalem Consulate

October 21, 2021 So President Biden and Secretary of State Blinken apparently promised the Palestinians they would open a consulate in Jerusalem without getting the approval needed from the sovereign State of Israel. It has been reported that...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid at the Knesset, on June 13, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Yair Lapid’s foreign-policy follies

(JNS) When Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid received the mandate from then-President Reuven Rivlin to form a government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was once again unable to form a parliamentary majority, he succeeded...

Mainstream Democrats Introduce Bill Endangering Israel

This is not an "occupation." It is legitimate and entirely lawful self-defense. It would be a lie — a blood libel — for the United States to declare Gaza to be occupied territory. ...

US officials in charge of current american UNRWA policy

Izzo Jackson, NancySenior Bureau OfficialBureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Albright, RichardActing Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryBureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Cross, SarahDeputy Assistant SecretaryBureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Youth, Marta CostanzoDeputy...

US holds back on Funds for UNRWA: Opportune time to hold UNRWA accountable

UNRWA has faced a difficult week. On September 9, UNRWA donor nations gathered for a conference in Amman to launch a new school year for half a million students who learn in UNRWA schools located...

Did the PLO Murder Robert Kennedy?

The issue of a possible conspiracy in the murder of Senator Robert F Kennedy in 1968 has once again been resurrected with the publication of Peter Evans's book Nemesis and the recent calls from Hollywood celebrities...

Covering Up Robert Kennedy’s Palestinian Murderer

Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Robert F. Kennedy, is one of the best-known killers in American history. Yet two major television networks recently broadcast segments about the Kennedy assassination without mentioning his name at...

Obama’s Connection to Sirhan Sirhan

From the perspective of a Middle East & Islam specialist, the just-concluding U.S. presidential election is extraordinary for the outsized role of one's subject area. Consider some of the topics: Barack Obama's birth and youth...

Sirhan was an “unaffiliated” terrorist

The controversy surrounding the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy has once again been resurrected with the publication of Peter Evans’s book ‘Nemesis’ in which the author accuses Aristotle Onassis of having ‘funded’ the...

Democratic Senators to Visit Israel This Week

A group of four Democratic U.S. Senators visiting the Mideast are due to arrive in Israel later this week. They would be the first delegation of American lawmakers to visit since Israel’s new governing...