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International Law on Jerusalem and Double Standards – Eugene Kontorovich (Mosaic via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 17, 2019  /  double standards, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 17, 2019 International Law on Jerusalem and Double Standards – Eugene Kontorovich (Mosaic) International law on the issue of a new country’s borders is fairly clear, and is applied almost across the board. But where Israel is concerned, and where the status of Jerusalem is concerned, what the UN claims international law says is not […]

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What Did David Friedman Say that Was New? – Amb. Dore Gold (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 12, 2019 What Did David Friedman Say that Was New? – Amb. Dore Gold (Ha’aretz) It is hard to understand the outrage in Ha’aretz in response to U.S. Ambassador David Friedman, who voiced support for Israel retaining a portion of the West Bank. After all, historically, U.S. policy always left open this very possibility. This was the heart of the […]

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The U.S. Accepts Israel’s Territorial Rights – Amnon Lord (Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 12, 2019 The U.S. Accepts Israel’s Territorial Rights – Amnon Lord U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s remarks are not as dramatic as they seem. Friedman essentially said that the U.S. administration would no longer try to negotiate a settlement based on the 1967 lines and will recognize Israel’s sovereignty in the settlement blocs or […]

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The Difference between “Retaining” and “Annexing” Territory – Herb Keinon (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 12, 2019 The Difference between “Retaining” and “Annexing” Territory – Herb Keinon In his interview on Saturday with the New York Times, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman was quoted as saying, “Under certain circumstances, I think Israel has the right to retain some, but unlikely all, of the West Bank.” Friedman never uttered the word “annex,” […]

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International Law Backs U.S. Golan Policy – Michael R. Pompeo and David Friedman (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 15, 2019 International Law Backs U.S. Golan Policy – Michael R. Pompeo and David Friedman (Wall Street Journal) President Trump’s recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights is entirely consistent with UN Security Council Resolution 242 of 1967. Resolution 242 calls on the parties to negotiate a just and lasting peace that recognizes the […]

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The European Union: Nurturing Instability and Terrorism in the Middle East – Naomi Linder Kahn (Gatestone Inst. via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 3, 2019 The European Union: Nurturing Instability and Terrorism in the Middle East – Naomi Linder Kahn Under the guise of “agricultural assistance,” the Palestinian Authority is taking over Area C (the area placed under full Israeli jurisdiction in the Oslo Accords), with the help of massive European financial support – in violation of the […]

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ISRAEL DEFENDS RIGHT TO WEST BANK SETTLEMENTS AT UNSC – WATCH LIVE, by Tovah Lazaroff (J. Post)

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, Human Rights, Israel, Israel's legal case, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Apr. 29, 2019 Danny Danon will speak after a briefing to the UNSC by the Israeli Palestinian co-directors of the non-governmental group EcoPeace Middle East. Click here for full article

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Which Armistice Line Defines the Israel-Syrian Border? – Shany Mor (Tablet via Daily Alert)

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 3, 2019 Which Armistice Line Defines the Israel-Syrian Border? – Shany Mor The norms used to challenge Israel’s rights to the Golan are not only selectively applied, they are mutually incoherent. Israel presents a special case when it comes to borders since all of its neighbors rejected its very existence for the first four decades […]

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So you think the Golan is occupied. By Valerie Sobel (Israpundit)

By   /  April 1, 2019  /  International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 1, 2019 Following President Trump’s executive order to recognize The Golan as part of Israel, the 28-country European Union (EU), as if stung by a wasp, sprung into immediate opposition: how dare Trump side with Israel when we have Islam to appease? Wasn’t the Embassy move to Jerusalem jarring enough? Ditto for the liberal […]

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Former Kuwaiti Minister Kills the “Palestinian” Narrative with the Truth, by Leah Rosenberg (MEMRI via Israel Unwired)

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  History, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 6, 2018 Former Kuwaiti Minister exposes the “Palestinian narrative” as false. Click here for brief synopsis & 8 min. video interview  

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