Contrary to US expectations a Palestinian state would add a rogue regime to the stormy region, intensify terrorism and war, inflame regional instability, exacerbate the Israel-Palestinian conflict, undermine the expansion of the Israel-Arab peace process, generate tailwind to rogue entities and cripple US interests. Basically, NOT a good idea
BDS is one of the weapons employed to destroy the liberal democratic state of Israel. For many BDS supporters, Israel is a proxy for West.
Partly driving the shift “is the weakness the United States is showing towards Iran in its efforts to reduce its presence in the Middle East and bolster its position in the Far East against the growing Chinese challenge,” said Bar-Ilan Professor Hillel Frisch, a Middle East expert at the BESA Center.
“By virtue of its wayward subsidiary, Unilever—a massive international conglomerate—risks potentially crushing financial consequences in terms of its ability to receive investments from, or do business with, the majority of U.S. states,” said Brooke Goldstein of the Lawfare Project.
A push to reopen a shuttered consulate to the Palestinian Authority in Jerusalem is a first major foreign-policy test for Israel’s fragile coalition. Former Mayor Nir Barkat warns that Israel’s prime minister “must not allow a move that will divide Jerusalem, the capital of Israel forever and ever.”
If there were an Israel-like entity in the Persian Gulf, the U.S. could terminate its military presence in the region.
The Islamic Movement in Israel is a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, the ideological hothouse that spawned such organizations as Hamas, al-Qaeda, ISIS, and various other Sunni jihadist groups that reject Israel’s right to exist. Giving the Islamic Movement a kosher stamp of approval sets Israel on the same destructive path trod by Lebanon ever since Hezbollah became part of that country.
Hamas' purpose was to attack the unity of the de facto Middle East coalition – a coalition against radical Iran – forming through the Abraham Accords. The premise of the attack was that framing the conflict as a response to an outrage against Al Aqsa, and forcing Israel to strike back hard, would peel away the Arab partners to the Abraham Accords.
In latest clashes, Islamist terrorist group has fired over 4,000 rockets at Israel in recent clashes, some hitting deeper in Israeli territory and with greater accuracy than ever before.
The claim that Israeli law permits Jews to reclaim ownership of lands they owned prior to 1948 but denies Palestinians such a right is false in every particular.
The explosion of mass violence by Israeli Arabs against their fellow Jewish citizens is nothing short of a religious war and has to be treated as such.
Israel’s critics have distorted the facts, perverted international law and attempted to intimidate courts and law enforcement officials into adopting the critics’ bigotry.
Sure to ruffle a few feathers, “Islam, Jews and the Temple Mount” lays out how the Muslim narrative about the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount has been distorted.
PA TV broadcast a terror-promoting song and accompanying visuals of violence at least 20 times. Focusing on influencing the youth, PA TV also broadcast the song during the 4:00-5:00 p.m. time slot for children's programming.
“The administration will be questioned or criticized by some Democrats on the Hill, but it will move forward just as in 2015, without regard to their worries," said Elliott Abrams, former U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela and Iran in the Trump administration
Contrary to the academic, political, defense and media establishments’ dogma, there is NO Arabic demographic “time bomb.” There is, however, unprecedented Jewish demographic growth
Got your amendments right here, Mr. President
While the US administration and the EU pushed Abbas to hold elections with the intention of promoting democracy and to give legitimacy to the Palestinian leadership, the PA elections will not be an endorsement of democracy, but rather highlight the terrorist nature of the Palestinian Authority.
In the Middle East, violent regime change is the rule, not the exception
Perpetuating falsities to demonize Israel
A hymn to the relationship between America and its most reliable and potent ally.
In view of the impact of the Mideast on U.S. interests—and America’s desire to minimize its military presence in the region—Israel is the most reliable, capable and democratic ally in the region and the world.
Should future Israeli prime ministers sacrifice Israel's existential national security requirements on the altar of past foolhardy non-ratified Israeli proposals?
The Islamic Republic as historically miscalculating its strategic positions, whether in the Iran-Iraq war or the development of its nuclear program—a pattern of strategic miscalculations that have led to sanctions, isolation and economic devastation
If the crew asks a passenger to leave a plane or does not let the passenger board, allegedly because of religion or ethnicity or some other identifying category, is an action on that ground preempted by federal aviation laws?
The impetus for a break-up depends mostly on how badly "RED" America wants to escape the repressive policy overreach of "BLUE" America.
P.A. chairman Mahmoud Abbas wants to make the first elections in 15 years conditional on the participation of eastern Jerusalem Arab residents. Everyone—from Israel to Hamas to the Biden administration to Saudi Arabia—has an opinion.
“Cleansing the 1948 land of the Zionist presence,” not peaceful coexistence, is the focal point of the Palestinian ethos.
Rafael’s Trophy system has amassed more than 1 million operational hours and saved countless lives in combat since 2011. It’s now installed on a growing number of armored vehicles, including on four American tank brigades.
A dramatic letter written by a former terrorist who is running for president of the Palestinian Authority reveals the extent to which the budgets funneled to the PA from Israel and the world fuel death and terror. The time has come for the world to take notice.