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The Harm in Trying: The Downside of the Middle East “Peace Process” – Elliott Abrams (Weekly Standard via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 27, 2017 The Harm in Trying: The Downside of the Middle East “Peace Process” – Elliott Abrams (Weekly Standard) Among Israelis and Palestinians, there’s little optimism about renewed American efforts to negotiate a comprehensive Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. The Trump administration is operating under the assumption that there is no harm in trying, but that […]

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Video: Israel Had No International Border before the 1967 War. New Defensible Lines Needed to Be Negotiated. – Dore Gold (JCPA via Youtube via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  History, Israel's legal case  /  No Comments

Jun. 27, 2017 Video: Israel Had No International Border before the 1967 War. New Defensible Lines Needed to Be Negotiated. – Dore Gold It’s very common to say, “Israel must withdraw to the 1967 borders” – but there are no 1967 borders. The lines Israel inherited from the 1948 war are based on an armistice […]

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The Fallacy of Israeli Intransigence – Michael Doran (Hudson Inst.)

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 27, 2017 The Fallacy of Israeli Intransigence – Michael Doran It is a fallacy that Israeli intransigence is the key stumbling block in Arab-Israeli relations, and that, therefore, Israeli concessions are the key factor that will create the conditions for a solution. The Israeli withdrawals from Lebanon in 2000 and Gaza in 2005 should […]

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Book Review of Ibn Warraq’s “The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology”, by Bruce Bawer (FPM)

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  books, History, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 23, 2017 YES, IT IS ALL ABOUT ISLAM Ibn Warraq takes on the apologists’ lies. Click here to read review

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WHAT’S THE SECRET BEHIND THE AMAZON BESTSELLER ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE PALESTINIANS? BYJOY BERNARD (J. Post)

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  books, History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 Sometimes it’s really important not to judge a book by its cover. Click here for article

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Notable & Quotable: A Lesson of the 1967 War, by Michael Doran (WSJ)

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 ‘The revisionists have much of the story right but they miss a crucial factor.’ The Hudson Institute’s Michael Doran, testifying before the U.N. Security Council about the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, June 20: Click here for his comments

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Al Quds Day 2017 (HonestReporting via Youtube)

By   /  June 18, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, History, International, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 12, 2017 Click here for 2 min. Youtube video

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‘Unilateral disengagement from Gaza Strip was a mistake’, by Mati Tuchfelf (Israel Hayom)

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 15, 2017 Former GOC Central Command Yair Naveh: If the disengagement proved anything, it is that terrorism has nothing to do with settlements • There’s no doubt that Israel was unable to create any sort of security advantage, neither in Gaza nor in Samaria, he says. Click here for article

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UNRWA: A Palestinian “refugee” speaks out (Youtube)

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  History, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 19, 2016 Click here for 5 min. video

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The Six-Day War: Israel’s Costs vs. Its Benefits by Efraim Inbar (M.E. Quarterly)

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Summer, 2017 The June 1967 war was a major watershed in Israel’s political history. The astounding military victory was a key factor in driving parts of the Arab world to confront the reality of Jewish statehood. The war’s territorial acquisitions, by contrast, are often seen as a mixed blessing. For although these gains gave birth […]

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