It has been clear for some time now that Iran has been eyeing the Golan as a gateway to military leverage over Israel. With U.S. recognition of Israeli sovereignty in the Golan, the vector of geomilitary momentum will shift significantly.
Middle East policy, in general, and peace initiatives, in particular, must adhere to Middle East reality, as violently unpredictable, complicated and frustrating as it is. They must overcome the well-intentioned temptation of oversimplification, wishful-thinking, misperceptions and short-term gratification, which doomed to failure all previous US, European and international peace initiatives.
Syrian scholar Firas Al-Sawwah: “Al-Aqsa mentioned in the Koran is not in Jerusalem; we should critically examine our past and some of our religious traditions.”
A Hamas official said that the terrorist organization "has no interest in an escalation" with Israel.
The integration of Israel’s ultra-orthodox community in the hightech sector is expanding (still in the initial stage) and will be a positive influence
The 'journalist' stated that it is not only Greenblatt who suffers from Down Syndrome but the entire Trump administration:
In recent years, most of the counter-terrorism arrests by the Shin Bet, the Israel Defense Forces and the counter-terrorism unit of the Israel Police have targeted Hamas, not Fatah-Tanzim members, who have been dormant.
The attempt to minimize Middle East instability and advance the US interest, on the one hand, and establishing a Palestinian state, on the other hand, constitutes a classic oxymoron, adding fuel – not water – to the Middle East fire.
In 2019, the US and Israel share identical national and homeland security concerns in the Middle East and beyond.
In America, Ilhan Omar has the right to express anti-Semitic views, using, if she chooses, the same anti-Semitic themes as Nazi propagandists. Her constituents in Minnesota have the right to elect her to Congress. But that doesn’t mean any of them has a right to any committee assignments for Omar in the House of Representatives, much less choice ones like the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
A recent report detailed the personnel and activities of 10 BDS-affiliated organizations that collectively received about 5 million euros from the European Union in some form in the last year.
The “War Between Wars” is an ongoing Israeli military and intelligence effort to disrupt the force build-up of the Iranian-Shiite axis throughout the Middle East. This campaign, which has evolved into an entire force activation doctrine, has seen the Israeli defense establishment employ an approach that differentiates between Syria and Lebanon.
The Palestinian Authority’s Systematic Annexation of Tens of Thousands of Acres in Judea and Samaria
No surprise that Israel’s opening of Route 4370, a strange road that’s half highway and half territorial boundary, was used as an occasion to yet again unholster the apartheid slur. The newly opened road is essentially a pair of parallel highways, one primarily serving Israeli citizens and the other serving residents of the PA
Israel is preparing to implement a new law imposing financial sanctions on the PA for its "Pay for Slay" policy, PMW has looked at the PA's financial reports for 2018 which includes its payments to terrorist prisoners and released terrorist prisoners and it is shocking
The 'Blue and White" is in the "Pink"
Thanks to courageous students and others who stepped forward, combined with intense media scrutiny, the rate of acceleration of anti-Semitism on campus and especially at UC colleges, has been temporarily slowed—
Abbas attitude: Feed terrorists; let Palestinian poor go hungry
Whatever was hit in Syria by Israel may have belonged to a category known as “time-critical targets.” That could mean that imminent plans were in place to move the target to a place where it would be harder to strike.
Iran is trying to drag Israel into a war of attrition as Hamas has done on the Gaza border.
Happy Tu Bishvat!
Despite media misdirection, REALITY RULES!!
The Israeli military’s state of readiness has dramatically improved, but it has a lot more catching up to do. It has spent years neglecting the ground forces – and those forces will be essential if enemies like Hezbollah are to be decisively defeated.
While it may appear that the Palestinians are slowly managing to achieve their goal of achieving full U.N. membership, the likelihood of this happening still remains slim.
The NGO Monitor report also stated that WCC has been funded by UNICEF and countries such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Finland, Denmark, Canada and Japan.