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Gen. Amidror: U.S. Pullout in Syria Will Not Change Much for Israel – Raphael Ahren (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  History, International, media bias  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2019 Gen. Amidror: U.S. Pullout in Syria Will Not Change Much for Israel – Raphael Ahren (Times of Israel) In the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from northeast Syria, former Israeli national security adviser Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror believes not much will change, in practical terms, for Israel’s security. “I don’t think Israel needs […]

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What the U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Means for the Kurds – and for Israel – Yossi Alpher (The Forward via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, Human Rights, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2019 What the U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Means for the Kurds – and for Israel – Yossi Alpher President Trump is consistent about keeping American forces out of conflicts in the Middle East. He wants U.S. troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan. The game of abandoning the Kurds has been going on for a […]

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The Zionist Movement Did Not Seek to Dispossess the Palestinian Arabs – Efraim Karsh (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 7, 2019  /  books, History, Human Rights, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 7, 2019 The Zionist Movement Did Not Seek to Dispossess the Palestinian Arabs – Efraim Karsh (Wall Street Journal) David Ben-Gurion’s stature as Israel’s founding father would seem to be eminently secure, given his crucial, perhaps indispensable, role in salvaging the Jewish people from political oblivion and reinstating it in its ancestral homeland. Tom Segev’s A […]

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The EU Demonstrates a Distinct Political Bias Against Israel – Amb. Alan Baker (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 4, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 4, 2019 The EU Demonstrates a Distinct Political Bias Against Israel – Amb. Alan Baker (Jerusalem Post) European Union Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process Susanna Terstal, writing in the Jerusalem Post on Sep. 21, evidently believes that incessant repetition of the phrase “two-state solution” adds some element of legitimacy and feasibility to the idea. […]

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AUSTRIAN PARLIAMENT MPS PLEDGE TO CLASSIFY BDS AS ANTISEMITIC, by Benjamin Weinthal (J. Post)

By   /  September 29, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, friends/enemies, History, International  /  No Comments

Sept. 29, 2019 Green Party compares BDS to the Nazi-era ‘Don’t buy from Jews’ campaign Click here for full article

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Israel: Outwardly Turbulent But Internally Stable – Zev Chafets (Bloomberg via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 27, 2019  /  History, Israel  /  No Comments

Sept. 27, 2019 Israel: Outwardly Turbulent But Internally Stable – Zev Chafets Political hatred in Israel is no longer as decisive as it was back in the early days of the state, when Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion refused even to mention the name of opposition leader Menachem Begin, much less invite him to join a coalition […]

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Aide Says Arafat Planned the Second Intifada as Early as 1997, by Elder of Ziyon (Algemeiner)

By   /  September 18, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 18, 2019 Al Resalah has an interview with Bassam Abu Sharif, a political advisor to late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. According to Abu Sharif, the Oslo Accords were an “ambush” to Palestinian dreams, and — despite being warned — Arafat only realized this in January 1997, when the Hebron Agreement was signed. Click here for […]

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18 years after 9/11, our enemy is stronger, by Tarek Fatah (Toronto Sun)

By   /  September 13, 2019  /  History, media bias, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 11, 2019 As names of the victims of jihad who died on September 11, 2001 were read out on Wednesday morning in New York, it occurred to me that a crucial aspect of remembering the tragedy was missing. There was no mention of the evil that struck us that day and has continued to […]

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Israel’s Sovereignty Claims over the Jordan Valley Are Legitimate – Erielle Davidson (The Federalist via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 12, 2019  /  History, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2019 Israel’s Sovereignty Claims over the Jordan Valley Are Legitimate – Erielle Davidson Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu never used the word “annexation” on Tuesday regarding his plan to formalize Israeli sovereignty in the Jordan Valley. Instead, he spoke of “applying sovereignty.” There is a reason for his careful choice of wording, and for […]

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On 9/11, Recalling the Ties between Iran and Al-Qaeda (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 11, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 11, 2019 On 9/11, Recalling the Ties between Iran and Al-Qaeda (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) The 9/11 Commission report in 2004 found that “senior managers in al-Qaeda maintained contacts with Iran and the Iranian-supported worldwide terrorist organization Hizbullah….Al-Qaeda members received advice and training from Hizbullah.” A large percentage of the 14 Saudi “muscle” operatives […]

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