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The World Faces Many Tragedies. The Lack of a Palestinian State Ranks Low on the List – James Kirchick (LA Times via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 27, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 27, 2019 The World Faces Many Tragedies. The Lack of a Palestinian State Ranks Low on the List – James Kirchick Few regional conflicts attract more diplomatic energy, media coverage and attention on the part of human rights activists than that between Israel and the Palestinians. Figures on all sides of this intractable dispute endow […]

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Who Denied the Palestinians an Independent State? Not Israel – Jonathan S. Tobin (Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  April 25, 2019  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 25, 2019 Who Denied the Palestinians an Independent State? Not Israel – Jonathan S. Tobin The Palestinian leadership has repeatedly rejected compromises that would have given them the statehood they claim to want. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and President Bill Clinton offered PA head Yasser Arafat an independent Palestinian state in Gaza, almost […]

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Palestinian Arabs never received ‘right’ to statehood or UN membership, by Morton A. Klein (JNS)

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Feb. 5, 2019 In sum, the Palestinian Authority is promoting bald-faced lies and distortions about U.N. Resolution 181 and the Oslo Accords to avoid making peace with Israel. As part of the Palestinian Authority’s latest ploy to avoid direct negotiations with Israel, it is now absurdly claiming that United Nations Resolution 181, passed by the […]

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The UN, the “State of Palestine” and the Torture of Women by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 15, 2019 This is the kind of story that the “State of Palestine” does not intend to raise during its chairmanship of the largest bloc of developing countries at the UN. It seems that, from the point of view of the Palestinian Authority leadership, Jbara’s ordeal does not fall within the category of human […]

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The Palestinian Claim to Statehood: An Open Letter to PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat – Amb. Alan Baker (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Dec. 17,  2018 The Palestinian Claim to Statehood: An Open Letter to PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat – Amb. Alan Baker (Institute for Contemporary Affairs-Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat denounced Australia’s recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, stating that “East Jerusalem, under international law, is an integral part of the occupied Palestinian […]

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Did Camp David Doom the Palestinians? – Dennis Ross (Foreign Policy via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 22, 2018  /  History, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 22, 2018 Did Camp David Doom the Palestinians? – Dennis Ross Seth Anziska’s new book, Preventing Palestine: A Political History From Camp David to Oslo, portrays the Camp David Accords as largely responsible for denying the Palestinians self-determination and statehood. But I was present at the meeting between Yasser Arafat and President Bill Clinton in December 2000 […]

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Should Gaza Be the Palestinian State? by Mitchel Bard (Algemeiner)

By   /  August 29, 2018  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 28, 2018 Proponents of a two-state solution foresee a future Palestinian state in most of the West Bank and all of the Gaza Strip. In the Oslo Accords, Israel agreed to withdraw from Gaza first, with the expectation that if the Palestinians… Click here for full article

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Is the International Criminal Court Becoming a Palestinian Propaganda Engine? – Amb. Alan Baker (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Aug. 15, 2018 Is the International Criminal Court Becoming a Palestinian Propaganda Engine? – Amb. Alan Baker (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) In July, judges from a pre-trial chamber of the International Criminal Court ordered a campaign of outreach to Palestinian “victims residing within or outside of Palestine.” With this unprecedented move, the court is openly […]

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The REAL reason “Palestinian” Arabs don’t have their own state, by David Brog (Prager University via Israel Unwired, via Youtube)

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  History, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 27, 2017 (and July 3, 2018 from Israel Unwired) Why don’t the Palestinians have their own country? Is it the fault of Israel? Of the Palestinians? Of both parties? David Brog, Executive Director of the Maccabee Task Force, shares the surprising answers. Click here for article & 5 1/2 min. video plus 2nd video […]

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The Six Day War – Naksa? by Daniel Pinner (Arutz Sheva)

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  History, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

The Six Day War – Naksa? Naksa? What Naksa? by Daniel Pinner, Jun. 5, 2018 After the Naqba (“Catastrophe”, the Arab term for Israel’s independence) comes the “Naksa”, meaning “setback”, referring to Israel’s stunning victory in the Six Day War of June 5-10, 1967. The typical narrative goes: In Resolution 181 of November 1947, the […]

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