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.
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.
Obama, Bring on the Elections - In "Palestine"Any attempt by any Palestinian Arabs to have
a say in electing a leadership that might act decisively against terror and end violence has been silenced since 25 January 2006. They have no way out - even if they want one.
"Palestine": Trojan Horse Duplicity ExposedThe Trojan Horse fooled everyone, but negotiations were only a cover to grab what the PLO could get on the way to claiming their ultimate prize - the elimination of the state of Israel.
Reunificiation Trumps ConfederationThe two-state solution to the Jewish-Arab conflict proposed under the Oslo Accords and the Bush Roadmap is rapidly turning out to be nothing but a chimera, due to Abbas himself.
Palestine Reality Taking RootThere is no difference at all between the Arab residents living in the "West Bank" and the Arab residents living in Jordan.
Palestine: Great Expectations'Great Expectations' was a work of fiction by Dickens; the Palestinian Arab expectations and the writers' drive to help them achieve these aspirations are based on fiction as well.
"Palestine" - A Match Made in HeavenIf Yasser Arafat could meet Rabin today, maybe they would realize the mistakes they both made - with respect to their stated goals - (although Arafat's desire for peace was lipservice) - because of Shimon Peres.
Intra-Palestinian Arab Conflicts - The Great DivideInstead of blaming Israel for lack of peace, maybe they should try to get along with each other. 1948 Arabs don't get along with 1967 ones. Ramadan visitors may indicate that some PA Arabs want neither PLO nor Hamas.
Palestine - Burying the Past, Faking the FutureIt seems to be the fashion among the United Nations coterie of organizations and officials to try and wrest the title deeds granted for the Jewish National Home in Palestine pursuant to the Mandate for Palestine and article 80 of the UN Charter.
Australia Can Rescue UNESCO From Palestine DecisionThe writer urges his country's government to press UNESCO to review the adequacy of the vote to admit Palestine to UNESCO - and to approach other member States to do likewise - for the sake of those who need its aid.
UNESCO Decision On Palestine Backfires BadlyAn analysis of the provisional work plans at end January 2012 shows the profound impact of the severe funding constraints across the entire Organization, which reaches into core priorities and operations, all due to accepting PA membership.
Paralyzing UNESCO with a "Palestine" Poison PillSome will rejoice in seeing UNESCO wallowing in a problem of its own making that could have been avoided, but many will suffer. A suggestion for the nations that voted "yea" and whose poor are now suffering.
Palestine: Time to Tell the Truth Article 24 in the 1964 version of the PLO Charter says "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."
UNESCO Should Read Its Own ConstitutionThe questions here were sent to UNESCO’s Director of Liaison Office in New York by the writer two and a half weeks ago - but have been met by a wall of silence despite sending him a reminder.
UNESCO and PA Huffing and PuffingOnly 51 of UNESCO’s 137, once one subtracts 56 automatic Islamic votes, members were prepared to publicly out themselves in support of the PLO application.
Sarkozy's Monumental MistakeUntil President Sarkozy unequivocally retracts his anti-Zionist comment and embraces Ben-Gurion's statement - he will surely be tarred with uttering one of the most damaging comments ever made by a head of state on the Jewish-Arab conflict.
Face the Music, UNThe United Nations will find its authority and integrity irreparably and irretrievably damaged if the PA request is granted.
PA's Kiss of Death for AbdallahJordan’s top national interests and the Hashemites who have ruled for 90 years will be in danger if the Palestinian Authority declares statehood unilaterally.
Forget Hamas-PA UnityThe dispute about who will be Prime Minister pales into insignificance compared to conflicts on the fundamental issues analysed by the writer.
PA State Recognized, UN Done ForThe UN is going to go the way of the League of Nations if it keeps ignoring international law between member states. The writer explains what it should be doing.
First Vote may be Last VoteDemocratic elections can be a blessing or a curse. Compare Israel‘s Government with the Government of Hamas in Gaza.
Egypt, Israel, Gaza-TinderboxA very small - but highly strategic - sliver of real estate once again holds the key to possible future conflict in the Middle East.