David Singer

Trump Plan to end Jewish-Arab conflict sees PLO implode 

The PLO considers Israel's existence one of its historic compromises - except it hasn't compromised an inch., 2/7/2020, 11:08 AM

Trump’s vision is a mirage based on shaky foundations

The “Palestinians” do have a state – now called Jordan – created in 78% of former Palestine in 1946. , 2/2/2020, 9:19 AM

Another anti-Jewish textbook gets publisher thumbs down

A good many textbooks and educational institutions use false information from a 1978 study written under the guidance of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People. Even the maps are wrong., 1/26/2020, 8:50 AM

Israeli Right does not seek overthrow of Jordan’s monarchy

Overthrowing the Hashemites is not the stated policy of any of Israel’s major political parties although some individuals and groups espoused it at a conference in 2017 – which I strongly opposed. , 1/17/2020, 12:57 PM

Election must focus on Judea and Samaria – not Netanyahu

For far too long Israelis have been at loggerheads with each other as to the extension of Israeli sovereignty into Judea and Samaria. The opportunity to resolve this political logjam during Donald Trump’s Presidency must not be lost., 1/12/2020, 11:59 AM

Israel now needs a miracle to set secure boundaries

November 18th marks the day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the US did not regard Jewish settlement in Judea and Samaria as being inconsistent with international law. Israel went to elections instead of acting on that miracle., 12/25/2019, 10:00 AM

Netanyahu and Gantz could complete in 2020 what began in 1920

It would be a national disgrace and betrayal of Jews worldwide if Israel’s political parties allowed their differences and personal rivalries to stymie the opportunity to finalize the area of the Jewish National Home with Trump in office. , 12/10/2019, 6:26 PM

Trump ends Arab preoccupation with Judea and Samaria

Three misleading words, "end the occupation" have poisoned the air for too long. There is no "occupation" - to prove that, just read article 80 of the UN Charter., 12/7/2019, 10:49 PM

Knife Netanyahu and Trump's peace plan may bleed to death

Trump has forged a unique relationship of respect and mutual trust with Netanyahu that no other Israeli politician enjoys. , 11/29/2019, 12:07 PM

Israel, Jordan, Egypt - hop on the Trump bandwagon to peace!

Trump has to identify the Arab interlocutors prepared to stand up and negotiate with Israel. Pompeo has given the PLO one last opportunity to join the negotiations with Israel. , 11/27/2019, 7:34 AM

European Union bites off more than it can chew in Judea and Samaria

The European Union could be in a real political bind as a result of its antisemitic labelling decision., 11/21/2019, 4:30 PM

Could 'deal of the century' break Israeli coalition deadlock?

An idea that might break the deadlock between Likud and Liberman., 11/18/2019, 8:51 AM

Rabin’s policies can help break Gantz-Netanyahu deadlock

If Gantz would only adopt Rabin's clear policy negating a Palestinian Arab state in Judea and Samaria, Israel could have a real unity government., 11/8/2019, 3:55 PM

Balfour Declaration and Mandate for Palestine are still keys to peace

Read the original Balfour Declaration and the Mandate for Palestine below. The United Nations' continuing failure to faithfully implement those decisions remains the biggest stumbling block to ending the Jewish-Arab conflict. , 11/1/2019, 5:15 AM

Vote recount could possibly end Israel’s electoral morass

Could the bug in April have happened again in September and not have been rectified?, 10/20/2019, 1:48 PM

Rivlin must cook up a US$220 million Netanyahu-Liberman omelette

Israeli voters have clearly expressed their preference for a right wing coalition Government led by Netanyahu – 1,973,246 votes - over a left wing coalition Government led by Gantz – 1,556,491 votes., 10/14/2019, 8:52 PM

Netanyahu and Liberman must stop Israel’s third election in a year

Liberman has publicly and arrogantly laid out his demands for joining  the Right-Wing bloc headed by Netanyahu. It is his and the prime minister's responsiblity to reach an agreement., 10/5/2019, 9:18 PM

Netanyahu and Liberman should cut a deal now that Rivlin plan failed

Netanyahu is now in an easier political position to agree to a compromise deal on Liberman’s demands than he was in April., 9/26/2019, 7:27 AM

Trump seems set to see Netanyahu as Israel’s next Prime Minister

Trump’s judgement has been challenged by Gantz stating he would have admitted US Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib into Israel.  , 9/14/2019, 9:30 PM

Trump has written off 'West Bank' and Gaza as a separate country

A dramatic change on the US State Department website sends a clear signal that Obama's way of looking at the 'West Bank' is passe., 9/10/2019, 8:21 AM

Saudis jolt Jordan to negotiate with Israel on Trump plan

A Saudi writer and a political and tribal figure has challenged Jordan to negotiate with Israel - or else., 9/1/2019, 7:29 PM

Democrats backing Jew and Israel-haters play into Trump’s hands

The Democrats should have been standing four-square behind Israel’s decision to exclude Ilhan/Tlaib. The Democrats’ response to Israel’s decision – however - has been appalling., 8/25/2019, 8:59 AM

Jordan takes on Trump, Israel and United Nations 

The religious site of High Priest Aaron's burial is located in Jordan and Jews should have access to it, as in the Peace Treaty signed by Israel and Jordan., 8/13/2019, 10:00 PM

Abbas has written his suicide note

Trump shouldn’t demean himself by begging the PLO to reconsider. Let Jordan take its place., 8/4/2019, 7:15 AM

PLO blocks West Bank Arabs leaving for a better life.

The only media outlet reporting Erekat’s incendiary statement was the Chinese newsagency Xinhua. The remaining media’s failure to report this news is concerning., 7/26/2019, 5:32 PM

Time to bury the PLO

It's not just about burying the PLO, but also resurrecting Jordan in the 'West Bank'., 7/21/2019, 2:11 PM

Trump should be pressuring Jordan

President Trump seems set to increase the pressure on Jordan to negotiate with Israel on the future of the 'West Bank' and Gazan Arabs., 7/11/2019, 7:46 PM

President Trump: Let the Palestinian Arabs go!

US$16.5 billion proposed for projects in Jordan and Egypt - coupled with Trumps’ US$6.5 billion unexpended in Gaza – and rejected - are a humanitarian lifeline for Gaza and 'West Bank' Arabs to migrate and enjoy better lives than they currently have., 7/2/2019, 12:35 PM

Trump should not pour $6.5 billion into Gaza and 'West Bank'

Been there, done that. Do not repeat the mistakes of the 2007 Annapolis Conference on the Arab-Israel conflict, then seen as a hopeful breakthrough and now dead and buried. , 6/23/2019, 11:58 AM

Trump backs Israel’s claims in 'West Bank' and East Jerusalem

Trump has seemingly anointed Jordan to replace the rejectionist Palestine Liberation Organization as Israel’s negotiating partner on the future of the 'West Bank' and East Jerusalem., 6/14/2019, 12:38 PM

Netanyahu will be Israel’s next Prime Minister - with Trump’s help

Yisrael Beyteinu headed by Avigdor Liberman – saw its vote reduced from 214906 to 173004 in the 2019 elections., 6/7/2019, 2:12 PM

Freedom from PLO and Hamas - the hope for Gaza and 'West Bank' Arabs

Hamas and the PLO will be left to hang out to dry after the Manama Conference -  having been responsible for prolonging the Jewish-Arab conflict that should have been resolved decades ago. , 6/2/2019, 9:34 AM

Trump is set to reject UN and PLO on Jews' legal rights in 'West Bank'

Trump’s decision, if reports are accurate, will send the UN and the PLO into dual tailspins of their own making. The plans for a PA state are dead in the water., 5/16/2019, 7:30 AM

Hamas, PLO and the UN should get a clear message - from Trump

The 700 rockets indiscriminately fired into Israeli population centres have presented Trump with an opportunity to do something before his "Deal of the Century.", 5/8/2019, 12:26 AM

Will Trump expose the UN fraud on former Palestine boundaries?

The UN published a propaganda study filled with selective information in 1978, this in order to cast doubt on Israel's legality., 4/29/2019, 4:30 PM

Jordan is in a state of denial - or worse

Ignoring Trump's peace plan is not going to work. Rejecting it is not a good idea., 4/23/2019, 11:32 AM

The Hashemites are on a collision course with Trump and Israel

The 1994 peace treaty with Jordan is under threat as the present Hashemite king resists negotiation with Israel on the Trump plan., 4/9/2019, 6:57 AM

Mr. President, let's repeat Golan Heights in Judea and Samaria

Trump could well turn his attention now to recognising the legal right of Jews to live in Judea and Samaria., 3/26/2019, 10:56 PM

Netanyahu could be elected Israel's next Prime Minister

The three main developments harming Netanyahu's chances can all be neutralized or reversed., 3/11/2019, 12:47 AM

The end of PLO "pay-for-slay"

Israel has jettisoned the PLO as negotiating partner on Trump peace plan by withholding tax revenues used to pay terrorists and families., 2/24/2019, 3:53 PM

Boundaries are the first obstacle to peace

UN, EU, even Mahmoud Abbas, are historical illiterates suffering from cryptomnesia when it comes to determining the boundaries of historic Palestine., 2/21/2019, 7:45 AM

USA and EU enable Hamas and PFLP plans to destroy Israel

European and American funding of cover up organisations should be banned, their offices in the USA and EU closed - and those identified as Hamas and PFLP members deported., 2/13/2019, 10:25 AM

It will be a miracle if Trump's peace plan sees the light of day

Trump should reaffirm core Bush-Congress commitments to Israel and shelve his long-overdue ultimate deal indefinitely - due to the changed circumstances that have demonstrably arisen since his well-intentioned thought bubble in November 2016., 2/6/2019, 8:38 AM

Will Trump be confronted by a 'State of Palestine' at the UN?

“The State of Palestine” does not meet the criteria for statehood required under the 1933 Montevideo Convention, so what is this farce?, 1/31/2019, 1:23 AM

Trump now has two walls to deal with

The Trump plan for Israel-Jordan-Egypt negotiations has hit a brick wall., 1/17/2019, 10:00 PM

UNESCO's love affair with 'Palestine' has lost it US and Israel

America’s designated funding of 22% of UNESCO’s annual budget will now have to be met by other member states or UNESCO’s programs severely curtailed., 1/10/2019, 11:24 PM

Trump must demand the UN censure UNIFIL in Lebanon

What were they doing there while Hezbollah dug tunnels?, 12/27/2018, 7:35 AM

Where to find the $5 billion for Trump's border wall

Defunding a UN hit list can bypass Congress and fund Trump's border wall to help make America great again. , 12/20/2018, 5:00 PM

Will Trump's peace plan be scuttled?

Trump was publicly humiliated – and Hamas considerably boosted - when the anti-Hamas UN Resolution only mustered 87 votes “for” to 57 “against” – 9 votes less than the 96 required for its successful carriage., 12/19/2018, 7:44 AM

In embracing Hamas, the UN has sold its soul to the devil

The United Nations weaponizes Hamas as Trump, EU and Israel reel., 12/11/2018, 10:01 AM

Trump shames UN for its stand on Jerusalem as Israel's capital

The first anniversary of Trump's announcement on moving the US embassy to Jerusalem is today. , 12/6/2018, 7:37 PM

Jordan-Israel peace agenda trumps PLO-UN war agenda

Redefining the boundary between two countries sharing a signed peace treaty is infinitely easier to achieve than creating a potentially-hostile third state between them that seeks both their destruction., 12/4/2018, 7:20 AM

Malaysia and Indonesia sink Australia’s Embassy move to Jerusalem

Veiled threats of terrorist attacks and the cancelling of trade agreements are making Australia step back from moving its Embassy to Jerusalem., 11/27/2018, 12:31 PM

Will President Trump say 'West Bank' or 'Judea and Samaria'?

Arab propaganda has used “West Bank” since 1949 to obliterate any Jewish connection to one of the two remaining pieces of land under the League of Nations Mandate for Palestine where sovereignty still remains undetermined between Jews and Arabs., 11/22/2018, 10:00 AM

Oman and Brazil step up and PLO bows out

Oman's Foreign Minister: I am going to say something that I say for the first time. Israel is a state that is present in this region....but...Israel is not being treated by the other countries as it is treating the other countries., 11/14/2018, 8:30 AM

How about a Jordan enclave in the 'West Bank'?

Is a Jordan enclave part of Trump's one-state solution? It is a twist on the usual definition which reunites Arab populations over two banks of the river and leaves Israel with its own communities intact., 11/7/2018, 12:29 PM

President Trump, what two-state solution are we talking about?

The PLO chose the United Nations fantasyland to push its agenda in preference to negotiating with Israel. Trump sent Ronald Lauder to Jordan., 10/26/2018, 1:57 PM