Presumably both the Lebanese and Israeli governments prefer to have UNIFIL there as a sort of buffer, but at least in the Israeli case they would clearly like an active buffer that actually tries to do what it was tasked to do,
The numbers don't lie--life for Palestinians is NOT what you read in the mainstream media
Qadri Abu Bakr visited home of Terror-Mom Latifa Abu Hmeid, mother to six terrorist murderers. With 4 sons serving life sentences for multiple murders, a "Martyr" son who also was a murderer, and now a sixth son on trial for murder, the Terror-Mom's family has received the most pay for terror from the PA: Over $1,000,000
I frankly do not think that there is such a things as a "genuine and viable deal according to which a sovereign Palestinian state is established," but talking heads who still think that pigs can fly have no basis to assert that Hamas is stopping it.
The Palestinians are trying to politicize this international court and turn it into their own “back-yard tribunal” to hassle Israeli leaders and senior military commanders.
There is concern that UNRWA would not open 700 schools providing education for 320,000 PA children UNRWA's claimed deficit of $217,000,000 is far less than the nearly $400,000,000 the PA pays yearly to terrorists and families of "Martyrs"
One can debate a law while presenting the facts accurately--that is the role of a journalist. Both news stories and opinion columns should be based on accurate facts without overstatement or distortion. Unfortunately, many in the mainstream media have failed.
What a contrast between these vile acts of discrimination committed against Israeli sportsmen and the inclusive atmosphere at the World Lacrosse Championship, which took place in Netanya earlier this month.
Prosecutor Expands UCLA Disruption Probe as Jewish Groups Extend Criminality Approach to other Campuses
The fourth installment on the belligerent disruption of a UCLA pro-Israel event and the potential crimonal prosecution of the perpetrators
The land flows with milk, honey and high-tech opportunities.
The Palestinian Arab/Israeli conflict has “tempered” Israeli democracy, providing equal rights even to Arabs and Jews who refute her right to exist.
The third installment on the belligerent disruption of a UCLA pro-Israel event and the potential crimonal prosecution of the perpetrators
Circular Reasoning at its Best: Newsweek Claims Palestinian Terror Campaign Caused by Israeli Attempt...
According to Newsweek, Israel’s attempt to end the ongoing intifada triggered the intifada.
As we mourn the destruction of the Temple, we should learn some often overlooked facts about the site.
The US, under numerous governments, has assured the Israeli government that it supports Israel's annexation of the territory, but has declined to go as far as backing a full recognition of sovereignty.
Testimony offered by Amb. Dore Gold President, JCPA, to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Governance Reform Subcommittee on National Security arguing for recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights
The well-intentioned US peace initiatives were doomed to failure by the tendency to downplay the complex intra-Arab/Muslim Middle East reality, since they conflicted with the eagerness to advance peace ASAP, wishful-thinking and oversimplification.
While it appears reluctant to mobilize Hezbollah against Israel right now and risk a full-scale regional war, Iran is continuing to work on securing a military position in Syria to use for future aggression.
And the choice is...
Rep. Hank Johnson (D., Ga.) launched into a tirade against Israel and its policies toward the Palestinians, comparing Jewish people who live in disputed territories to "termites" that destroy homes
AMLO is all for tearing down borders – except that of course Mexico gets to have them, and rely on them to protect policies on economics and other issues. Mexico moreover gets to use the power of the nation-state to … well, not to put it too delicately, to extort the United States.
Members push to change the Israeli narrative, peddling lies not facts, including among youth at Jewish summer camp.
Even if the popular protests in Iran die down or are repressed by the regime for a while, they will eventually recur and intensify, because the Iranian regime can offer no solution for the economic crisis except by changing its regional and nuclear policies, which it is not willing to do.
Gerald Steinberg, who heads the Institute for NGO Research in Israel offers a defense of Israel's restrictive policies regarding NGOs.
So if there’s a model for North Korea to follow if it wants to liberalize, it would be a place like Singapore.