Islamic State at APEC a Fizzer - G20 More of the Same?They proclamed tha they "commit to jointly tackle pandemic diseases, terrorism, natural disasters, climate change and other global challenges", but have more concern for wildlife than for Kurds and Yazidis.
Will Republican Victory Revive the Bush Commitments?Obama should be confronted with the need to do an about-face on these Congress-endorsed commitments, in keeping with the mid term election results.
'Palestine' and Sweden In Ikea La-La-LandWhat state? What criteria? There are not only screws missing in this Ikea-like product, there are also missing pieces.
Ebola and Islamic State Require the Same PrescriptionA prescription to eradicate both scourges.
Mandates Omelette Will Leave More Egg on Obama's FaceObama cannot unscramble the Mandates omelette.
Obama, Putin & Rouhani Can Do a Deal On Destroying ISILTwo Security Council Resolutions condemning some activities of ISIL – 2170 and 2178 - have already received American and Russian backing, but they have been inadequate. Another is needed.
Palestine - Goodby Land Swaps, Hello Land Grantsthe idea of land grants by Egypt - and also Jordan – now remain the last route to peacefully creating the two-state solution.
Australian Politicians Duped By Dud Declaration on Gaza76 Australian politicians signed a declaration full of misleading statements and errors.
Hamas Has Grossly Humiliated World Media in GazaHamas threats and manipulation in Gaza turned the media into pawns rather than a source of information.
Jews Condemned Whlle ISIS Decimates ChristiansThe media shows little interest in exposing the decimation and dispersal of the Christian communities in Syria and Iraq. This is happening right now.
Gaza - Israel Takes off the GlovesWill there be a reversal of the "disengagement" disaster?
Bullying AustraliaIslamic and Arab Countries fiddle while Syria burns.
Australia, Rejecting Fiction, Recognizes RealityAt last, an injection of sanity.
Breakthrough or Another Lost Palestinian Opportunity?Will this be another case of the Palestinian Arabs never missing an opportunity to miss an opportunity?
"Palestine?" Obama Should Boycott Abbas Over BetrayalIs Obama comfortable hosting this Trojan horse in the White House?
Palestine Mandate Trumps PLO CharterThe acceptance of this terrorist organization into the realm of civilized political discourse by the United Nations must surely rank among the most shameful episodes and low points in United Nations history.
The Palestinian Authority - Dead or Alive?Abbas dissolved the Palestinian Authority months ago with the stroke of a pen - creating a situation where further negotiations under the Oslo Accords and the Bush Roadmap were nugatory.
Historical AmnesiaKerry needs to come clean and put all the drafts of his framework agreement and the objections raised by Israel and the PLO into the public arena.
Kerry Can't Keep Kidding Himself on 'Palestine'The negotiations have failed. Why not try something realistic?
Children Are Suffering in SyriaThe children of Syria could move to "Palestine" to avoid danger and become the center of Australian media attention on their 'mistreatment' by the IDF. Now they are being ignored.
Obama Lacks Knowledge and Vision on the Palestine IssueObama is either unaware of or purposely ignoring basic facts that affect the resolution of Israel's conflict with the PLO.
Jordan Needs a Seat at the Negotiating Table ASAPKing Abdullah of Jordan fears the Palestinian Arabs more than Israel does.
Palestine - Kerry is Oblivious to the Demise of the PAThere is no more Palestinian Authority. Mahmoud Abbas has killed and buried it. With whom does Kerry think he is negotiating?
The Demise of the Palestinian AuthorityThe War of the Letterheads should serve as a clear signal to Kerry that he is negotiating with ghosts.
Kerry's "Palestine"- Jordan is not Jumping for JoyThe Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Charter claims that “Palestine, with the boundaries it had during the British Mandate, is an indivisible territorial unit.”
"Palestine":History and Geography Can Unblock DeadlockKerry needs to urgently determine if there is any consensus between Israel, the PLO and the Arab League on the history and geography of "Palestine".
Palestine - and the World's Collective "Amnesia"Collective amnesia spells collective disaster
2004 Bush Letter Haunts Obama and KerryAs Obama gets ready to approve Kerry's framework agreement - he and Kerry need to have their memory banks updated to remind them of the importance of honoring Bush's commitments.
Abbas Will Dismantle Kerry's Palestine FrameworkThe League of Nations found no identifiable indigenous people already existing in Palestine when, in 1922, it decided to sanction the Jewish National Home in its ancient homeland.
"Palestine"? Kerry Can't Succeed If Jew-hatred AboundsKerry failed to address the virulent Jew hatred motivating Palestinian Arabs to murder Jews and Palestinian Arabs suspected of collaborating with Jews.
International Scandal Checkmates IsraelDid you ever hear of the country called FIDE? The World Youth Chess Championship orgnizers did.
The EU Auditors Report: A PA-EU Financial ScandalEuropean taxpayers are supporting a massive fraud.
'Palestine' - No Elections, No HopeIn the absence of any unified, elected representation for the Palestinian Arabs how can any agreement bring about a final end to the Arab-Jewish conflict that has raged unresolved for the last 130 years?
The Internet - Fertile Ground for Jew/Israel- BashingAn Australian writer comments on a major cause of the growth of anti-Semitism in places where it was uncommon.
"Palestine"? Livni is Wrong, Prince Bandar is RightSaudi Arabian Intelligence Chief Bandar's candor could lead to real peace.
Palestinian Authority - Billions in Aid Go MissingA European watchdog reports that billions have disappeared into PLO leaders coffers.
World Bank Exposes PLO's Disastrous MiscalculationsPA Arabs could find employment, benefit from Israeli advances and its economy, if they had a leadership that really cared about its citizens.
UN International Conference on Syria is a Pipe-dreamAny hope for a democratic state ever arising from the current chaos, carnage and confusion in Syria is beyond comprehension.
Israel is Invited To Help Destroy WMD In SyriaPresident Obama has certainly not done his own credibility any good by continuing to publicly castigate Syria.
The Syrian Free Army is Signing Its Own Death WarrantThe Syrian Free Army is acting predictably - albeit suicidally - if one remembers who they really are. As far as Israel is concerned, both sides in the Syrian conflict are a disaster.
Putin Puts International Law Before WarPutin has trumped Obama, but he may also trump himself.
Palestine and Australia: Rudd and Labor Sank in SilenceA post mortem on Sept. 7's Australian elections, where Tony Abbott led the LIberal-National party to win a strong majority of 30 seats in the country's 150 member parliament, ending two terms of Labor Party rule. Abbott is strongly pro-Israel.
President Obama has Tripped over his own Red LineAny vote by Congress for unilateral action would be fraught with difficulty and possibly invite retaliation on a massive scale.
Wooing Moslems: Australian Lakmba Mosque DeclarationElections are close and Minister Bob Carr is forming anti-Israel policy on the run - or shall we say on the steps of the mosque?
Palestine: Kerry Commits HarakiriKerry has learned nothing from those who came before him.
The EU Cannot be Both Judge and JuryOnce they have blatantly taken a side, they have not place in negotiations.
Accentuate the Positive, Jordan is PalestineAs the wreckage of the two-state solution continues to pile up, a clear look at a possible break to the stalemate.
Palestine Parody - The Abbas-Netanyahu "Talks"Free murderers? Freeze building? What next?
"Palestine" - Pouring Money Into A Bottomless PitSolutions - other than another Arab State - are possible and achievable
Palestine? Beware the Snake Oil SalesmanPaul Larudee of ISM has manipulated language in his mendacious denial of any anti-Semitism in the Palestine Arab Liberation movement.
Who Will Succeed Abbas? PA TV Station Holds a ContestAbbas seems to have no intentions of going home, but plenty of PA Arabs would like him to.
On Palestine, Stephen Hawking Should Do More TalkingWere the reasons Hawking gave really those that led to his refusing to attend?
Google Goes Ga Ga Over PalestineThere is no more PA if there is a country called Palestine - so disband the refugee camps and tell UNRWA to cease its operation, among other things. You can't have it both ways, Abbas.
'Palestine'- Two New Arab Myths for Kerry's ConsumptionJust in time for the US Secretary of State's visit, two myths have surfaced in the PA world, one of them a museum of "Palestinian history" - in which archaological relics will be noticeably absent.
Israel at 65: Two Divergent NarrativesThe Palestinian Arab narrative ignores the sweep of history - starting its narrative from 1948 - ignoring critical events that occurred between 1917-1947, let alone the centuries before that.
UN Special Rapporteur on "Palestine" Bans Free SpeechThose who fight for human rights also ban free speech. Seems impossible? At the UN, it seems anything is possible.