April 16, 2003 | Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror
In seeking democratization for the Middle East, the U.S. sees as its models Japan and Germany following World War II, both defeated in war and reconstructed in its aftermath. Let us remember that Israel paved the way for the Americans by halting Iraq's nuclear plans in 1981, a demonstration of strategic cooperation between Israel and the U.S.
March 31, 2003 | Amb. Dore Gold
Tony Blair's approach to Iraq is perhaps most admired because of the tremendous sense of conviction and justice motivating his position. For that reason, the British prime minister's repeated need to refer in the same breath as Iraq to the Israeli-Palestinian issue, and especially the diplomatic "road map" for resolving this conflict, is perplexing.