International Law

International Law: In-Depth Reports

Debunking 11 More False Assumptions Regarding Israel

Falsehoods and misperceptions in the service of bias Read More »

A Scandalous UN Resolution

A UN Resolution that legitimizes Palestinian rejectionism, contravenes the Oslo agreement, and empowers Israel’s enemies. Read More »

UNESCO’s Regrettable Self-Assisted Suicide

UNESCO denies Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem Read More »

Why Is a Delegation from the International Criminal Court Visiting Israel This Week?

A delegation from the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor’s office is visiting Israel and the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah this week (October 5 – 9, 2016) to meet “with Israeli and Palestinian officials at the working levels.”

What is the delegation’s mission? Read More »

Israel’s Rights in the Territories under International Law

Reference to the “Palestinian territories” is a complete fallacy. Read More »

International Law Expert: Israel Is Not an “Occupier”

International law defines “occupation” as one power occupying the lands of a foreign sovereign. In Israel’s case, Israel is not occupying any foreign sovereign’s land; Israel entered the area known as the West Bank in 1967 and took over the authority to administer the land from Jordan, which was never considered to be a sovereign in the area. Read More »

Ten False Assumptions Regarding Israel

Falsehoods and misperceptions in the service of bias Read More »

International Funding for Salaries and Benefits to Terrorists

How the Palestinian Authority launders money through the PLO Read More »

Sykes-Picot and the Zionists

The Sykes-Picot map divided Palestine into five parts. Read More »

Does UNESCO’s Resolution to Condemn Israel Conflict with its Mission?

Adam Shay interviews Amb. Alan Baker. Q: The UN agency UNESCO voted last week to condemn Israel for actions on the Temple Mount and Western Wall Plaza. Does UNESCO’s resolution conflict with its mission? Amb. Alan Baker: Absolutely, it 100% […] Read More »

Top International Law Expert Takes Down “Occupied Palestinian Territories” Meme

Amb.Alan Baker, who participated in negotiations on the Oslo Accords and today is Director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs explains how the OPT concept has no basis in international law. Read More »

What is the Significance of a UN Resolution the Palestinians Want to Introduce?

Lenny Ben-David, Jerusalem Center’s Director of Publications interviews Amb. Alan Baker, Director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs. Question of the day: As the former legal advisor to Israel’s Foreign Ministry and Ambassador to Canada, can you respond to reports […] Read More »

Israel’s Settlements: Legal or Illegal?

Jerusalem Center Research Fellow Dan Diker Interviews: Amb. Alan Baker and Irit Kohn adv. Read More »

Are There Double Standards in Israel’s Application of the Rule of Law in the Territories?

Response to criticism by U.S. Ambassador Daniel Shapiro Read More »

“State of Palestine” Passports? Another Violation of the Oslo Accords

All countries cosigning the Oslo Accords should reject Palestinian passports Read More »