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Israeli Annexation of Jordan Valley Is Compatible with Two-State Solution by Matthew Mainen (J. Post via M.E. Forum)

By   /  September 25, 2019  /  double standards, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 19, 2019 You’ve probably never heard of Baarle-Hertog, a Belgian territory consisting of an unremarkable three square miles in an otherwise unremarkable part of Europe. However, things get interesting when you look at a map. Baarle-Hertog contains about two dozen unconnected areas entirely surrounded by the Netherlands. Complicating matters, some of these territories in […]

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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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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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Israel Will Not Leave the Golan Heights – Yair Lapid (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 7, 2018  /  History, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 7, 2018 Israel Will Not Leave the Golan Heights – Yair Lapid Anyone with an understanding of reality can see that Israel will never return the Golan Heights to Assad, a psychopath who has murdered half a million of his own people and whose partners are Iran and Hizbullah. Both the opposition and the coalition […]

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Four Ways The New York Times Botches Coverage of Jerusalem, by Ira Stoll (Algemeiner)

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  History, Israel, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 6, 2017 The run-up to President Trump’s speech about Jerusalem provided the New York Times with an opportunity to put some of its worst journalism on display. Here are some of the problems: Click here for full article

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