The Middle East

The Middle East: In-Depth Reports

Lessons for the Trump Administration from the Failed Paris “Peace” Conference

Why did the UN and Europe press for diplomatic action now, in the waning days of Obama’s Administration?

Amb. Dore Gold explains the sudden interest in the Arab-Israeli conflict that led to the Paris Peace Conference that took place in mid January 2017. Read More »

Amb. Dore Gold on BBC World News, January 15, 2017

Only direct negotiations have worked in creating peace treaties for Israel and its neighbors; an international forum pushes peace further away. Read More »

Understanding Israel’s Message on ISIS-Inspired Terror in Jerusalem

Terror is terror is terror Read More »

A Life of Degradation and Bitterness under Fatah Rule

A letter from a West Bank Palestinian attorney Read More »

The Islamic State Is Seeping into Jordan

Terror cells in Jordan may be coordinated Read More »

Iranian-Saudi Tensions Are Played Out in Bahrain

What is happening in Bahrain? Read More »

Radical Messages: Understanding the Rising Wave of Islamist Terror

ISIS, Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas. Why are there so many different radical Islamic groups? What do they have in common? And what do they ALL want to achieve? Read More »

Rafsanjani’s Death Strengthens the Revolutionary Guards

An ally of President Hassan Rouhani departs the scene Read More »

Debunking 11 More False Assumptions Regarding Israel

Falsehoods and misperceptions in the service of bias Read More »

Was ISIS behind the Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem on January 8?

ISIS’ avoidance of Palestinians and Jerusalem – until now? Read More »

The Dangers of the January 15 “Peace Talks” in Paris

Why Israel Will Not Attend Read More »

What does the December 23, 2016 UN Security Council Resolution contribute to the peace process?

Why the UN Security Council resolution on the legality of Israel’s “settlements” is so wrong and hypocritical. Read More »

The Dangers of UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (2016)

The prospects for peace were set-back by the United States’ troubling UN vote Read More »

A Scandalous UN Resolution

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