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The Over-Dramatization of Israel’s “Dilemma”, by Dr. Max Singer (BESA)

By   /  May 28, 2017  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 28, 2017 BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 479, May 28, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Israel is not facing a dilemma about how much, if any,  land to give up from the West Bank, because the Palestinians will not agree to take land and cannot be forced to do so. The Palestinian community sees peace with […]

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Incentivizing Terrorism: Palestinian Authority Allocations to Terrorists and their Families, by Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser (JCPA via HonestReporting)

By   /  May 28, 2017  /  incitement, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 28, 2017 The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs took the most in-depth look at PA salaries for terrorists. Thorough and well-researched, the JCPA examines the legal issues, the ideological context, the attitudes of international donors, and what can be done. The PA pays directly and, as of 2014, partly through the Palestine Liberation Organization […]

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NORWAY SLAMS PA FOR GLORIFYING TERRORISTS WITH ITS MONEY BYHERB KEINON (J. Post)

By   /  May 28, 2017  /  friends/enemies, incitement, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 27, 2017 “Norway will not allow itself to be associated with institutions that take the names of terrorists in this way.” Click here for full article

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Under Syrian Pressure, U.N.’s WHO Hid Positive Report on Israel, Adopts Censure (UN Watch)

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 26, 2017 14 EU states condemn WHO failure to publish report “in strongest terms” GENEVA, May 26, 2017 – The U.N.’s World Health Organization “decided to hide a positive report on Israel from the public eye” under pressure from Syria’s Assad regime, according to Israel’s Geneva representative, Ambassador Aviva Raz-Shechter, as the world body’s […]

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A month of PA terror glorification exposes Abbas’ great lie to Trump, by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik (PMW)

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  incitement, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 25, 2017 Abbas told Trump he fights terror and its “hateful ideology”   Abbas hid from Trump that his PA and Fatah had just honored 44 terrorists involved in the murders of 440 people, in the one month surrounding their first meeting   Honored by PA and Fatah in one month: 14 Suicide bombers […]

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50 Years after the Six-Day War, We Shouldn’t Lament Israel’s Power to Protect Itself – Jonathan Miller (Alabama Media Group via Daily Alert)

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May 26, 2017 50 Years after the Six-Day War, We Shouldn’t Lament Israel’s Power to Protect Itself – Jonathan Miller (Alabama Media Group) In May 1967, Gamal Abdel Nasser, the President of Egypt, who had joined in a military alliance with Syrian President Hafez el Assad, daily promised to “drive Israel into the sea.” Jews […]

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U.S. Ratcheting Up Activity in Eastern Syria – Jonathan Spyer (J. Post via Daily Alert)

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May 26, 2017 U.S. Ratcheting Up Activity in Eastern Syria – Jonathan Spyer (Jerusalem Post) An observable ratcheting up of U.S. and allied air and special forces activity in eastern Syria is underway as the battle against the territorial holdings of Islamic State is reaching its final phase. The reconquest of Mosul in Iraq is […]

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Trump’s Envoy Returns amid Push to Renew Direct Talks – Herb Keinon and Adam Rasgon (J. Post via Daily Alert)

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May 26, 2017 Trump’s Envoy Returns amid Push to Renew Direct Talks – Herb Keinon and Adam Rasgon U.S. Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt returned to Israel on Thursdayand met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and PA President Mahmoud Abbas to follow up on conversations they had with President Donald Trump during his visit. The Prime […]

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Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia, by Charles Krauthammer (Washington Post)

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May 25, 2017 “Whom the gods would destroy, they first tempt to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict.” — Irving Kristol Click here for full article

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MY WORD: PRAGMATISM AND THE PRESIDENTIAL MESSENGER, by LIAT COLLINS (J. Post)

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 25, 2017 As Trump was whisked away to cause similar traffic havoc in Rome’s streets for his visit with the pope, Jerusalemites breathed a sigh of relief.  Click here for article

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