David Singer

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

Jordan Times supports Trump, isolating Abbas and Palestinian Authority

Retired Jordanian diplomat has written a column extolling Trump in a Jordanian newspaper. He did not do this without approval. , 10/21/2018, 12:33 AM

Trump team's UN reality check: 'Palestine' is not a state

Trump's security advisor injects some reality into the conflict, but, as usual, it falls on deaf PLO ears., 10/16/2018, 12:58 PM

Jordanian enclave, not confederation, in Judea and Samaria

This could be the best 'two-state solution' for Trump., 10/10/2018, 7:14 PM

Jordan-"West Bank' reconciliation is in the air

The PLO shutdown clears the way and maybe something can get done at last., 10/2/2018, 11:18 AM

Trump clears the highway

Trump has squeezed UNRWA, checkmated the PLO and incentivized Jordan - all in a few well-planned moves., 9/17/2018, 2:30 PM

Trump has dumped the PLO and made relics of the 'refugees'

Looming large: Jordan's entry into the scene, making the 'refugees' into relics of the past., 9/13/2018, 7:58 PM

Trump includes Fake Refugees in list of Fake News

Trump turns screws as PLO creates fake news on Jerusalem and refugees., 8/31/2018, 7:30 AM

Trump anoints Jordan

Jordan has resurrected claims to 'West Bank' sovereignty as the PLO continues to refuse to negotiate with Israel on Trump's still to be revealed plan., 8/28/2018, 6:52 AM

Jordan-Israel negotiations set to bypass PA

Walid Sadi’s politically-charged and highly-significant article claiming that Jordan never ceded sovereignty 'West Bank' could only have been published with the knowledge and approval of Jordan’s King Abdullah., 8/20/2018, 3:34 PM

Trump and Israel dabble in Hamas and PLO quicksand

Hamas is not going to suddenly disappear or allow free and fair elections in Gaza to determine who shall govern Gaza’s population. , 8/16/2018, 3:00 PM

Does Trump's 'ultimate deal' reject PLO propaganda?

Saudi Arabia has said it would oppose any Trump peace plan that did not accept the PLO stance on East Jerusalem becoming the capital of an independent Palestinian Arab state. Will Trump accept that?, 8/5/2018, 7:26 AM

Trump warns UN for hypocrisy on PLO, Hamas and Israel

Last year, Iran’s contribution to UNRWA was zero. Algeria’s contribution to UNRWA was zero. Tunisia’s contribution to UNRWA was zero. Haley named and shamed., 8/1/2018, 7:21 AM

Why Gazan soccer fans could not find a FIFA team to support

The 1917 Balfour Declaration has never been forgotten or forgiven by the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and Hamas, whose 2018 Gazan supporters do not want to root for a country that voted for it., 7/24/2018, 4:20 PM

Trump and Putin may attempt a return to pre-PLO and Hamas days

The 1964 PLO Charter said: “This Organization does not exercise any regional sovereignty over the West Bank in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, on the Gaza Strip or the Himmah Area..." Good idea., 7/20/2018, 1:17 PM

Entrenched apartheid in the 'West Bank'

A discriminatory two-tiered segregation system is maintained throughout Areas A and B in the 'West Bank.', 7/9/2018, 2:19 PM

False narrative haunts PLO and UN

Trump's peace plan will be stymied by PLO false narrative and falsified history. , 7/2/2018, 10:55 PM

Trump peace plan delayed as Jordan balks at replacing PLO

The outcome of the Jordanian king's visit to the White House this week is crucial to the advancement of Trump's plan., 6/24/2018, 9:10 AM

PLO rejects Trump lifeline on negotiating with Israel

Chief PA negotiator Erekat seems to think he can wish Trump and Greenblatt away by accusing them of not being objective brokers. Meanwhile, he has advanced nothing in decades. It is time he was replaced., 6/18/2018, 1:14 PM

Has Trump decided the PLO is dead and buried?

Israel condemns PLO lies but Trump contemplates PLO demise. , 5/23/2018, 1:59 PM

Macron, Merkel and May are going to follow Trump

The three M's should adopt Trump's policy on Jerusalem., 5/18/2018, 12:50 AM

PLO dumps Trump

Trump – the master deal-maker - may  have just pulled another rabbit out of his magic hat., 5/11/2018, 8:34 AM

Trump put a comma between 'West Bank' and Gaza

The US President has begun unscrambling the misinformation omelette cooked by the PLO at its founding and avidly swallowed by the UN and EU. , 5/8/2018, 5:54 PM

April's Arab Summit: A surprise for PLO, Jordan and Israel

Using the  term “Palestine Cause” rather than “Palestinian cause” indicates the Arab world now intends focusing on recovering territory lost in the 1967 Six Day War without necessarily creating another Palestinian Arab state., 4/27/2018, 8:00 AM

Abbas wants Trump to create two Palestinian states

Abbas is being incredibly naïve if he believes he can now convince the international community that one self-defined people needs two states – at the expense of achieving an end to a conflict that originated with the 1917 Balfour Declaration., 4/16/2018, 9:16 AM

Jordan considers replacing PLO as Israel’s negotiating partner

Jordan appears to be readying itself to jump on the Trump bandwagon leaving the PLO and Hamas behind., 4/8/2018, 7:16 AM

Mattis-Bolton accord can sway Trump to dump PLO for Jordan

A Mattis-Bolton accord on Jordan replacing the PLO in future negotiations with Israel will undoubtedly reinforce Trump’s preparedness to take that crucial step to a workable agreement., 4/3/2018, 10:56 AM

Trump flags Israel-Jordan- Egypt subdivision of West Bank and Gaza

Tripartite negotiations can replace the stale-mated Israeli-Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) negotiations - suspended in 2014 following a PLO walk-out. Perhaps that was what David Friedman was hinting at when he threatened Abbas., 3/29/2018, 9:09 AM

Trump takes the high road as Abbas, PLO and Hamas implode

Trump is taking the high road to possible peace – leaving Abbas, the PLO and Hamas wallowing on the murky low road and becoming politically irrelevant., 3/23/2018, 10:31 AM

Israel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrein, UAE, and Oman align with Trump

It is nothing short of amazing that seven Arab states joined Israel at a White House conference on Gaza, and it is shameful that the PA declined to come. It will have to suffer the resullts., 3/19/2018, 12:41 AM

Israel, Trump and United Nations should boycott Abbas and the PLO

Threatened monetary retaliation is a totally inadequate response to the indiscriminate murder of innocent civilians. , 3/11/2018, 8:30 AM

Prince William's visit will advance the Jordan-Israel solution

Jordan’s independence in 1946 and Israel’s in 1948 laid the groundwork for the 1937 Peel two-state solution rejected by the Arabs. A new version between the two existing states of Israel and Jordan, is today's viable solution. , 3/4/2018, 8:28 AM

Abbas dumps Trump for the United Nations

Abbas thinks he can create a Palestinian state via the UN, but the US has the veto power in the UN Security Council., 2/25/2018, 7:58 AM

How Trump is downgrading the Palestinian Authority

Trump's deeds prove his intention to punish those entities which take America’s money and then show hostile intent towards the USA - like Abbas. , 2/18/2018, 7:57 AM

UN Sec. Gen. Guterres needs a crash course on Palestine

UN Sec. Gen. Guterres would do well to study the facts before making speeches that display how little he knows about the issue of Palestine., 2/13/2018, 7:01 AM

Trump's quest for Senate bipartisanship starts with Jerusalem

Recognizing Jerusalem should have been applauded by a bipartisan Senate. Has the Democratic party really changed that much?, 2/6/2018, 6:33 AM