Demographic Update 2023: Arab Demographic Time Bomb is a MYTH
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.
Purim: Guide for the Perplexed 2023
Israel’s Key National Security Challenge in 2023
Which may apply to other additional Western democracies as well
Blinken Misreads Mid East
Blinken's misreading of the situation in the region undermines U.S. interests in general and regional peace and stability in particular.
Israel-Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Issue
A deterring Israel is a cardinal national security asset for Saudi Arabia.
Proposed Palestinian State
Western conventional wisdom vs. Middle East reality
Systematic State Department Failures in the Middle East
A multi-generational broken system
Reaffirming 4 Centuries of the US-Israel Connection
Tom Friedman – Mistaken or Disingenuous?
Maybe just malevolent?
Israel’s War on Gaza-based Palestinian Terrorists
A wake-up call
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.
Will Biden Adopt Carter’s Regime-Change Policy?
A Carter Redux?
Shavou’ot (Pentecost): Guide for the Perplexed, 2022
Wishing all a wonderful Holiday-
2022 Demographic Update – Solid Jewish Majority
Best News: Jews are Solid in Israel
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.
Palestinian School Curriculum: Peaceful Coexistence or Incitement?
Black and white and read all over in Palestinian schools
Purim Guide for the Perplexed 2022
Wishing everyone a joyous Purim!
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.
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.