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Anti-Islam Trumps Islam in the West

Anti-Islamic sentiments in the West are increasing, probably at a faster rate than Islamic practices.

Abbas Cracks Down on Media, World Looks Other Way

The PA doesn't want international donors to hear about its corruption and violations of freedom of the media.

The Knesset Masquerade Ball

The Israeli society has created the Arab MKs’ uncivilized behavior.

On Targeted Killing and International Law

It is, after all, difficult for any civilized people to acknowledge self-defense imperatives that could allow killing as remediation.

Still Blaming Conservatives for Lee Harvey Oswald

Dallas was a bastion of right-wing kooks with a vast legacy -- now, watch how this bastion gets blamed for the communist Oswald...

Palestinian Authority’s Double Standards on Prisoners

As far as the PA is concerned, the only "heroes" are prisoners held in Israel. Palestinians who are being tortured and killed in Arab prisons are not worth a mention.

The Power of Giving

As I put on my tefillin, I knew we needed a miracle.

Releasing Terrorists as a ‘Gesture for Peace’

A core element of international law is the basic rule of nullum crimen sine poena, or "no crime without a punishment."

Who Is the Sovereign in Israel?

The lords of the land attempted to prevent the residents of Nazareth Illit from voting for Gabso. But the people – heaven help us – disobeyed the lords of the land and nevertheless elected him.

Temple Mount: Police at Breaking Point

While the Temple Mount evokes such strong Muslim emotions, it is no longer clear that it does the same for most Jews.

The Silver Lining of Obama’s Weak America

Barack Obama's approach pulls the United States back from its customary adult role and has it join the children.

Obama Turns on Israel

Israeli responses have been stark, blunt unlike anything in memory.

Palestinians: We Do Not Trust the Americans

The last time the Americans tried to extract concessions from the Palestinians, within a few weeks the Palestinians launched the Second Intifada against Israel; Abbas has already threatened as much.

Palestinian Terrorism and Statehood

In law, one man's terrorist can never be another man's freedom fighter.

Post-Election Construction: Will It Happen?

Gilo, Har Homa and Ramat Shlomo – among the Jerusalem neighborhoods liberated from Jordanian control during the Six-Day War – are scheduled to gain hundreds of apartments.

Heavier Artillery Needed To Fight Israel’s PR War

The lack of an effective and proactive public relations campaign by the Israeli government has long been lamented. Somehow, advertisements showcasing Israel’s gorgeous beaches and the Tel Aviv nightlife just don’t cut it when the international media regularly bash Israel for its “apartheid” treatment of the Palestinians. But even a superficial Israeli hasbara effort wouldn’t get snickered at if it had consistent and corresponding government policy to sustain its claims.

Allies, Adversaries and the Right to Self-Defense

Is anyone looking at who, exactly, is criticizing the Western world's actions that defend it against terrorism? Do they really believe that terrorism can be successfully fought without violence?

Cyprus Joins the Middle East

Unlike nearby Israel, which is also surrounded, Cyprus lacks either a military option or protective fences.

Palestinians: the War between Mahmoud and Mohamed

A weak and divided Fatah could further boost Hamas's popularity among Palestinians.

Global Ramifications of the Anti-Muslim Brotherhood Campaign in Egypt

Should the crackdown succeed in isolating, weakening, and destroying the Islamists, then others will replicate it elsewhere.

Preparing for a Primal Struggle

Within Israel's decisional boundaries, diplomatic processes that are premised on assumptions of reason and rationality may soon need to be reconsidered.

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