Conventional Wisdom vs. Evidenced-Reality

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.

Israel Supported US Repeatedly Over the Years

The Jewish state has given the United States invaluable intelligence and military expertise, and protects American interests in the Middle East.

Biden’s Middle East Visit: The Nuts and Bolts

When considering Biden’s demands for Israeli concessions, Israeli Prime Minister Lapid should study the conduct of previous Israeli premiers.

2022 Jewish Demographic Momentum in Israel

The GREAT NEWS: Israeli Jews are not merely good in math, they are VERY GOOD in multiplication!

Inflation 2022: Palestinian Demography

The GOOD NEWS: Official Palestinian demographic numbers are highly-inflated, as documented by a study, which has been conducted since 2004:

Israel Still Popular with Americans

The Gallup poll of country favorability reflects the unique bottom-up phenomenon of the United States’ attitude towards Israel.

Reality Testing: US Pressures Israel

Israel’s former leaders understood the difference between popularity and strategic respect; the latter requires defiance of both pressure and the odds.

Israel’s Aid Program to US in 2022

Don't worry America, Israel's here to help.

US ‘Foreign Aid’ to Israel: What’s in it for America?

The annual $3.8 billion U.S. investment in Israel saves U.S. lives, strengthens U.S. security and yields an annual rate of return of several hundred percent.

The US and the Iranian Octopus

Iran’s ayatollahs have been energized by the apparent U.S. shift of paradigm from military to diplomacy, rejection of regime change and tendency to accommodate and appease.

United Jerusalem: A Shared US-Israel Legacy and Interest

PM Bennett should heed Israel’s Founding Father, David Ben-Gurion, who stated: “Jerusalem is equal to the whole of the Land of Israel.”

America’s Enemies Bite the Hands that Feed Them

Western democracies, in general, and the United States, in particular, must enhance their military posture of deterrence and pursue peace through strength, rather than through concessions and retreat.

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) Guide for the Perplexed, 2021

Yom Kippur is considered to be a Super Sabbath (Shabbat Shabbaton in Hebrew) – a soul-searching opportunity for pious and evil people alike.
Rejuvenation: Daring to Choose Life

Rosh Hashanah (New Year) Guide for the Perplexed, 2021

Wishing you a healthy, challenging and rewarding year

2021 Afghanistan is NOT 1975 Vietnam

Unlike in 1975, the U.S. now faces only the choice of whether to confront the enemy on their own territory or on American soil.

Biden’s Middle East policy

The Biden team has attempted to base its Middle East policy on the noble values of human rights and democracy, which are inconsistent with the Arab Middle East.

The Two-State Solution

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

Israel’s Evolution into a US Force Multiplier

If there were an Israel-like entity in the Persian Gulf, the U.S. could terminate its military presence in the region.

Blinken Wrong on Israel’s Demography

Contrary to the academic, political, defense and media establishments’ dogma, there is NO Arabic demographic “time bomb.” There is, however, unprecedented Jewish demographic growth

Jordan’s Volatility is a Wake-up Call for US

In the Middle East, violent regime change is the rule, not the exception

Passover and the US-Israel Bond

A hymn to the relationship between America and its most reliable and potent ally.

Middle East Reality Welcomes Pres. Biden

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.

Is Israel Proscribed to Annex Judea and Samaria (West Bank)?

Should future Israeli prime ministers sacrifice Israel's existential national security requirements on the altar of past foolhardy non-ratified Israeli proposals?

The Palestinian Issue: A Land-for-Peace Proposition?

“Cleansing the 1948 land of the Zionist presence,” not peaceful coexistence, is the focal point of the Palestinian ethos.

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