What is the Role of UNIFIL?

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 Prosperous Palestinians

The numbers don't lie--life for Palestinians is NOT what you read in the mainstream media

New Head of PLO Commission of Prisoners visits notorious Terror-Mom

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

Hamas Control of Gaza Does Not Delay Deal With Abbas

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.

Is the International Criminal Court Becoming a Palestinian Propaganda Engine?

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.

The PA: $ for Terrorists, not a Penny for Students

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"

Has Coverage of Israel’s Nation-State Law Been Sober and Factual?

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.

Nations Must Stop Tolerating Anti-Israel Bias in Sports Tournaments

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

Israel’s High-Tech Opportunities

The land flows with milk, honey and high-tech opportunities.

Can Israel Be Both Jewish and Democratic?

The Palestinian Arab/Israeli conflict has “tempered” Israeli democracy, providing equal rights even to Arabs and Jews who refute her right to exist.

LA City Attorney Mulls Prosecution of anti-Israel Disruptors of UCLA Event

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.

8 Things you need to know about the Kotel and the Temple Mount

As we mourn the destruction of the Temple, we should learn some often overlooked facts about the site.

Congress Wants Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

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.

Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty on the Golan Heights

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

US Peace initiatives – Quo Vadis?

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.

Israel’s Active Defense Campaign in Syria: The Next Phase

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.

Congressman: Jewish Settlers Are Like Termites

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

Mexico’s Probable Next President: ALL World’s Migrants have ‘Human Right’ to Live in US

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.

Follow the $: Funding and Leadership of IfNotNow

Members push to change the Israeli narrative, peddling lies not facts, including among youth at Jewish summer camp.

Iranian Regime Showing First Signs Of Economic Collapse

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.

Foreign Funded NGOs, Political Power, and Democratic Legitimacy

​Gerald Steinberg, who heads the Institute for NGO Research in Israel offers a defense of Israel's restrictive policies regarding NGOs.

The Art Of The Deal Or Appeasement? Unraveling the Singapore Summit with North...

So if there’s a model for North Korea to follow if it wants to liberalize, it would be a place like Singapore.

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