Palestinians

The Palestinian Authority’s New Economic Strategy

Palestinian leaders discuss an economic revolt to break Oslo Accords constraints.   Read More »

Is the PLO Threat to End Security Coordination with Israel an Empty Threat?

How real is the threat to cut Palestinian security cooperation with Israel?  Read More »

Palestinians, Arabs, and the Holocaust

One of the major Palestinian Arab arguments regarding the establishment of the state of Israel is that the West facilitated its founding out of guilt over the Holocaust.  Read More »

Israel and the Gaza Strip: Why Economic Sanctions Are Not Collective Punishment

Sanctions were only put in place after nothing else stopped attacks from Gaza.   Read More »

The UN Commission of Inquiry on the Gaza Conflict:
A Clear Violation of All Accepted International Rules and Norms Governing Fact-Finding Missions

Prof. Shabas and the UN blatantly violated UN standards for impartiality.  Read More »

Muhammad Dahlan and the Succession Battle for the PA Chairmanship

PA Chairman Abbas faces a political challenger.  Read More »

A Clear Answer to an Old Debate: Arafat Colluded with Hamas Against Israel at the Height of the Oslo Years

Hamas confirms Arafat planned the 2000 Intifada.  Read More »

The Paris Terrorist Attacks and Hamas’ Conspiracy Theory

Hamas and Turkey blame Israel for Paris Terror.  Read More »

Implications of a Visit by Senior Islamic Official to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Islamic official’s visit to al-Aqsa Mosque challenged Hamas and Arab Brotherhood.  Read More »

UN Approves PA for ICC

The Palestinians are not a sovereign state and cannot accede to the ICC statute.  Read More »

The Palestinian Strategy: Internationalization of the Conflict Plus Intifada

The Palestinian two prong strategy: internationalization and a popular intifada.  Read More »

Ten Points Regarding the Fundamental Breach by the Palestinians of the Oslo Accords

The Palestinian leadership has fundamentally violated the Oslo Accords.  Read More »

Evidence of Tension between the Military and Political Wings of Hamas

In recent weeks several reports in the Arab media have indicated that Hamas is holding the bodies of two Israeli soldiers killed in Operation Protective Edge. On December 14, 2014 the al-Arabi al-Jadeed newspaper, presumably citing Egyptian sources, reported that […]  Read More »

The Failed Palestinian Effort at the UN

Any solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict must be reached through direct negotiations.  Read More »

Hamas’ New Base in Turkey

Hamas leader Khaled Mashal’s warm welcome in Turkey.  Read More »