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23
Apr
2014

Fatah Issues Threats against Egypt and Other Arab States

Fatah Issues Threats against Egypt and Arab States  Read More »

9
Apr
2014

U.S. Policy on Jerusalem

U.S. policy on Jerusalem has gone through different shifts. Back in 1948, the U.S. was originally committed to the failed internationalization proposals in UN General Assembly Resolution 181. This original position was quickly replaced in the 1950s by acceptance of […]  Read More »

7
Apr
2014

The Other Iranian Weapons Smuggling in the Middle East

Israel’s seizure of the Iranian weapons ship Klos-C near the Eritrean-Sudanese border in the Red Sea, with its cargo of advanced rockets and mortar shells, is only one example of how the Iranian regime uses the supply of arms in […]  Read More »

6
Apr
2014

Palestinian Defiance of Washington

Defying the United States is now in fashion.  Read More »

19
Mar
2014

Mahmoud Abbas Rejects Even Discussing the Rights of the Jewish People to a State

Since his return from Washington, where he met with President Barack Obama, Mahmoud Abbas has demonstrated on successive occasions that he is only willing to harden his position on peace with Israel. For example, on March 22, 2014, Abbas spoke […]  Read More »

19
Mar
2014

Has Mahmoud Abbas Really Accepted the Clinton Parameters on the Refugee Problem?

Abbas’ position on the refugee issue is not consistent with the Clinton Parameters.  Read More »

10
Mar
2014

Abbas Uses Fatah Speech to Reject U.S. Plan

Abbas repeated emphatically that he would under no circumstances accept the "Jewish state" principle.  Read More »

10
Mar
2014

Link Israeli Support for Gaza Infrastructure to Dismantling Terror Infrastructure

Israel’s situation regarding Gaza cannot be understood without grasping two terms: hudna and tahdiya. Hudna is a binding religious concept based on the agreement that the Prophet Muhammad made with the Quraysh tribe, in which he undertook a total ceasefire. […]  Read More »

6
Mar
2014

Hamas Punished by Egypt

Hamas needs to devise a new survival strategy.  Read More »

4
Mar
2014

Japan and the Palestinian Authority: Foreign Policy and Economic Interest

Unlike the U.S. and EU, Japan funds development projects but not the PA budget.  Read More »

2
Mar
2014

Ten Fundamental Facts Underlying the Peace Process

There is no such thing as the “Palestinian territories.”   Read More »

19
Feb
2014

The Impending Clash between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is preparing to purchase an atomic bomb from Pakistan to deter Iran.   Read More »

2
Feb
2014

Erekat Is Wrong: The Jewish Presence in the Land Dates Back for Millennia

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat claimed at the Munich Security Conference on Jan. 31 that the Palestinians cannot accept Israel as the Jewish state because they lived in the region long before the Jews. In the context of the current […]  Read More »

28
Jan
2014

Is Hizbullah about to Withdraw from Syria?

Hizbullah’s military involvement in Syria is now a subject of heated domestic debate in Iran. This debate is being waged against the backdrop of the international refusal to let Iran take part in the Geneva 2 talks on Syria’s future, […]  Read More »

23
Jan
2014

Foreign Jihadists Fighting in Syria: An Overview of the Danger

When the Syrian regime said almost two years ago that foreign combatants were fighting with the rebels against the regime, little attention was paid to the subject. Some even purposely ignored the signal and stressed that the Assad regime was […]  Read More »