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INTO THE FRAY: Syria-Reaping Storm Obama Sowed

If surrendering US primacy in the region to Russia was the result of US passivity and inaction, the intrusion of Iran into Syria can very definitely be attributed to ill-conceived, active American policy.

Syria – Reaping the Storm Obama Sowed

If surrendering US primacy in the region to Russia was the result of US passivity and inaction, the intrusion of Iran into Syria can very definitely be attributed to ill-conceived, active American policy.

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza-Collapse of “Land-for-Peace” Concept

Israel must convey that it will consider the continuation of the “March of Return” an overt act of war, and all the participants in it, enemy combatants—who must expect to face all the risks that entails.

INTO THE FRAY: Lauder’s Lame Lament

According to Ronald Lauder, Israel must be either perilously insecure; or demographically untenable. This is an utterly false dichotomy.

INTO THE FRAY: AIPAC & the Progressives’ “Uncompelling” Case

In pursuit of bipartisanship AIPAC should strive to persuade “progressives”, not pander to them”; to convert them, not co-opt them. Convince them not conform to their agenda.

INTO THE FRAY To: AIPAC’s CEO – Picture the Perils of “Palestine”

Palestinian statehood & a secure Israel are mutually exclusive goals. This was always the accepted wisdom in Israel - until the discourse was hijacked by the tyrannical diktats of politically correct dogma

INTO THE FRAY: Perils of Postponing Preemption

Israel is approaching a point when it must decide to destroy enemy capabilities, rather than attempting to deter the enemy from using them.

INTO THE FRAY: Police, Press and a Politicized “Putsch”?

The unrelenting drive to bring an indictment—any indictment—against Netanyahu has long exceeded the bounds of reasonable law enforcement

INTO THE FRAY: Coup d’état?

Netanyahu was elected as the Prime Minster, not as the Pope. Accordingly, he should be judged primarily on the basis of his political and strategic accomplishments, not his personal morality

INTO THE FRAY: The Enemy – What the “Right” Seems Unable to Grasp

The time has come for the “Right” to “bite the bullet” & give up trying to advance convoluted political prescriptions in lieu of the two-state formula. It is time to identify the Palestinian-Arabs as the enemy

INTO THE FRAY: Identifying the Enemy as…the Enemy

The entire issue of “Palestinian national identity” is a giant hoax, intended to be no more than a temporary ruse, until the Jewish hold on sovereignty in the Holy Land—any part of the Holy Land—is pried loose.

INTO THE FRAY: An Appeal to Alan Dershowitz – Renounce Two-statism!

The jury is no longer out on the two-state paradigm. Given the accumulating evidence, unequivocally demonstrating its folly and futility, Dershowitz must accept the unavoidable verdict of its failure

INTO THE FRAY The anti-BDS effort – Targeting the Symptoms, NOT the Sickness

BDS is not an attempt to delegitimize Israel, but rather a product of Israel’s delegitimization; it is thus a consequence, rather than a cause, of that delegitimization

INTO THE FRAY- Iran: Are the Wheels Falling off Obama’s “Signature” Foreign Policy Endeavor?

The ongoing turmoil in Iran highlights both the duplicity to which the Obama administration resorted and the missed opportunity for a better deal.

INTO THE FRAY: The UN vote on Jerusalem: A disturbing diplomatic debacle

When India supports an anti-Israel resolution, while Croatia, Romania, and Ukraine do not—invoking ingrained anti-Semitism rings somewhat hollow, and alternative explanations are called for

INTO THE FRAY- Obama: Worse than Chamberlain?

“Iran will become a nuclear power. The only mystery over how that will happen is whether Obama was inept or whether he deliberately sought to make the theocracy…strategic power.”- Victor Davis Hanson

INTO THE FRAY: A Palestinian State? What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

There is precious little reason to believe that any Palestinian state established in areas evacuated by Israel would not swiftly degenerate into a mega-Gaza overlooking greater Tel Aviv.

INTO THE FRAY: Sinai – Descent into Depravity

Ironically, the case of Sinai, once held up as the crowning vindication of the land-for-peace principle is likely to turn out to be its one of its most tragic and traumatic failures.

INTO THE FRAY: But for the Grace of God: Iran in Syria & the...

Only by resisting territorial concessions on the Golan Israel prevented deployment of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRG) on the fringes of the Galilee; only by resisting territorial concessions in the “West Bank” can Israel prevent the IRG from deploying on the fringes of Greater Tel Aviv.

INTO THE FRAY: Israel’s Ruinous Right

Perhaps the gravest threat facing Israel today is the twin perils of a dangerous, delusional “Left” and an impotent, incompetent “Right”, unable to decisively and definitively discredit its opposition

INTO THE FRAY: The Ruinous Results of “Conflict Management”

Conflict management has not countered successful Palestinian efforts…to change crucial strategic facts on the ground with deleterious long-term implications on Israel’s security.

INTO THE FRAY: Liberman’s New Home Demolition Initiative: The Point and the Pointlessness

Unless integrated into a wider conceptually coherent strategic policy, home demolitions, like any other operational tactics, such as targeted killing, are unlikely to be effective in any meaningful way.

INTO THE FRAY: Decertifying Iran- A Moral Imperative. Now WHAT?

As the experience of 2003 shows, Iran will only abandon its nuclear program if confronted by what it perceives to be a tangible military threat

INTO THE FRAY: The “Jordan-is-Palestine” Conference-Why I agreed to participate

Of all the “Right-wing” alternatives for the two-state formula, the “Jordan-is-Palestine” concept is the only one not inconsistent with the underlying principles of the “Humanitarian Paradigm”

INTO THE FRAY: Oslo at 24: Failing the “Crystal Ball” Test

If Rabin had a crystal ball that allowed him to foresee the terrible trauma and tragedy the Oslo Agreements would cause, there is little doubt that he would have never agreed to its signature.

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