Iran’s ayatollahs, who have been courted and appeased by the West, are committed to bringing the West—and especially “the Great American Satan”—into submission.
Islamic terrorism – which has been a Middle East fixture since the seventh century - is neither driven by the 18th-century-established US, nor by the 20th-century-established Israel. It has been driven by a 1,400-year-old fanatic, religious, imperialistic non-compromising vision.
State Department’s determination that Israel’s presence in Judea and Samaria constitutes “illegal occupation” has been based on mistaken and misleading interpretation of international law.
American officials might not like strong Israeli leaders, but they do respect them.
A unique technology-multiplier for the US
Seeking to avoid a multi-front war, Israel pursues a policy of containment that erodes its deterrence, bringing such a war closer but under much worse conditions
1. The Passover Exodus, in general, and the Mosaic legacy, in particular, inspired the US Founding Fathers' rebellion against the monarchy, which evolved into...
In 2023, in contrast to conventional demographic wisdom, Israel is not facing a potential Arab demographic time bomb in the combined areas of Judea, Samaria (the West Bank) and pre-1967 Israel. In fact, the Jewish State benefits from a robust tailwind of fertility rate and net-immigration.
Which may apply to other additional Western democracies as well
Blinken's misreading of the situation in the region undermines U.S. interests in general and regional peace and stability in particular.
A deterring Israel is a cardinal national security asset for Saudi Arabia.
Western conventional wisdom vs. Middle East reality
A multi-generational broken system
Reaffirming 4 Centuries of the US-Israel Connection
Maybe just malevolent?
A wake-up call
US State Department policy-making has been at odds with Mid East reality (evidence), elevating conventional wisdom (worldview) over the inconvenient truths and frustrating complexities of the jerkily-cyclical Middle Eastern reality.
The Jewish state has given the United States invaluable intelligence and military expertise, and protects American interests in the Middle East.
When considering Biden’s demands for Israeli concessions, Israeli Prime Minister Lapid should study the conduct of previous Israeli premiers.
A Carter Redux?
Wishing all a wonderful Holiday-
Best News: Jews are Solid in Israel
The GREAT NEWS: Israeli Jews are not merely good in math, they are VERY GOOD in multiplication!
The GOOD NEWS: Official Palestinian demographic numbers are highly-inflated, as documented by a study, which has been conducted since 2004:
The Gallup poll of country favorability reflects the unique bottom-up phenomenon of the United States’ attitude towards Israel.
Israel’s former leaders understood the difference between popularity and strategic respect; the latter requires defiance of both pressure and the odds.
Black and white and read all over in Palestinian schools
Wishing everyone a joyous Purim!