Last week's Israeli- Palestinian- U.N members events dragged all kinds of critisizm. In the past week, I was exposed to various points of view and takes on the U.N vote for the Palestinian authority's resolution and on the Israeli reaction to it, and decided it would be best to...
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December 6, 2012 | 10:22 am
December 4, 2012 | 1:57 am
Writing in the New Republic, Robert Satloff warns that the U.S. must act to safeguard the four-decade state of non-war between Israel and its neighboring nations.
Don’t blame yourself if you didn’t...
December 2, 2012 | 8:13 am
Israel decided to punish the Palestinians for the UN vote by building in E1, or at least declaring to be preparing to be building in E1, or to be doing "preliminary zoning and planning preparations" for building in E1 at an undeclared future date. I'd urge all observers not to...
December 2, 2012 | 1:07 am
The vote to recognize Palestine as a non-member state of the UN will only make it harder to reach a two-state solution, writes Alan Dershowitz for Newsmax.
If all the territory captured by Israel in its defensive...
November 29, 2012 | 3:02 am
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi talks to Richard Stengel, Bobby Ghosh and Karl Vick of Time about changes in the Mideast, the Israel-Gaza ceasefire and his time in the United States.
President Obama has been very helpful, very...
November 28, 2012 | 7:05 am
That France and Spain have decided to go along with Palestinians' bid to gain upgraded status of non-member state observer at the UN is not necessarily good news for Palestine. Yes, the Palestinians are going to get what they want – this much was clear long ago – supported by a...
November 26, 2012 | 12:59 am
By giving himself sweeping powers, the Egyptian president has betrayed the principles of the country's revolution, writes Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed in Asharq Al-Awsat.
The presidential decrees are equivalent in terms of their importance...
November 14, 2012 | 11:36 am
A document being circulated by Israel's Foreign Ministry instructs its envoys to warn their host governments that the Oslo Accords could be canceled over the Palestinian Authority's attempt to upgrade its status at the United Nations.
The document, which says the possible upgrade...
November 13, 2012 | 11:10 pm
Rick Richman of Commentary argues that Mahmoud Abbas' statehood bid is unfeasible, as the Palestinians do not meet the international requreiments for a state.
“Palestine” lacks a “government.” It is ruled half by a...
June 12, 2012 | 3:34 am
Moscow…waiting for the right price
Russia is cynically using the situation in Syria to negotiate a better international position for itself, writes Emad El Din Adeeb in Asharq Alawsat.
We hope that senior politicians in Moscow show us more respect and stop...
May 3, 2012 | 3:31 am
Jewish tradition has more in common with modern Christian values than it has with the liberal attitudes espoused by many Jews today, argues Michael Medved in Commentary Magazine.
In which areas, exactly, can committed Jews identify...