The U.S.-French Draft UN Resolution on Lebanon: Strengths and Weaknesses
August 7, 2006 | Amb. Dore Gold
The U.S.-French draft resolution calls for a "full cessation of hostilities" by the warring parties. It demands the "immediate" halt by Hizballah of all attacks. Regarding Israel, there is also a demand for the "immediate" cessation of military operations; however, Israel is only expected to halt "offensive military operations."
Is a Sustainable Cease-Fire in Lebanon Realistic?
July 30, 2006 | Prof. Gerald M. Steinberg
As intense discussions continue on the terms of a "sustainable cease-fire" and a "robust international force" that would end the latest war in Lebanon and prevent renewed conflict, many of the elements suggested appear highly unrealistic. All of the elements envisioned in such a framework are highly problematic, to understate the case.
The Opening Round of Iran’s War Against the West
July 17, 2006 | Amb. Dore Gold
Since the 1982 Lebanon War, the United Nations Security Council has repeatedly demanded that all foreign forces leave Lebanese territory. This evacuation of outside armies and terrorist groups was rightly seen as the prerequisite for the pacification of the volatile Israel-Lebanon border and the restoration of Lebanese sovereignty.
Beyond Iraq: Missile Proliferation in the Middle East
March 25, 2003 | Dr. Uzi Rubin
The Cease-Fire That Never Was
November 3, 2000 | Amb. Dore Gold
Why Camp David II Failed
July 27, 2000 | Amb. Dore Gold
The Islamic Jihad: The Imperative of Holy War
February 15, 1993 | Dr. Boaz Ganor
Palestinian Emigration from Judea and Samaria
October 15, 1982