David Singer

Palestinian Authority - Billions in Aid Go Missing

A European watchdog reports that billions have disappeared into PLO leaders coffers. , 10/22/2013, 8:24 PM

World Bank Exposes PLO's Disastrous Miscalculations

PA Arabs could find employment, benefit from Israeli advances and its economy, if they had a leadership that really cared about its citizens., 10/15/2013, 7:59 AM

UN International Conference on Syria is a Pipe-dream

Any hope for a democratic state ever arising from the current chaos, carnage and confusion in Syria is beyond comprehension. , 10/6/2013, 11:19 AM

Israel is Invited To Help Destroy WMD In Syria

President Obama has certainly not done his own credibility any good by continuing to publicly castigate Syria. , 9/29/2013, 10:45 PM

The Syrian Free Army is Signing Its Own Death Warrant

The 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. , 9/16/2013, 11:08 AM

Putin Puts International Law Before War

Putin has trumped Obama, but he may also trump himself., 9/13/2013, 9:59 AM

President Obama has Tripped over his own Red Line

Any vote by Congress for unilateral action would be fraught with difficulty and possibly invite retaliation on a massive scale., 9/4/2013, 12:44 PM

Palestine: Kerry Commits Harakiri

Kerry has learned nothing from those who came before him., 8/5/2013, 5:41 AM

The EU Cannot be Both Judge and Jury

Once they have blatantly taken a side, they have not place in negotiations., 7/22/2013, 9:29 AM

Accentuate the Positive, Jordan is Palestine

As the wreckage of the two-state solution continues to pile up, a clear look at a possible break to the stalemate., 7/10/2013, 11:04 AM

Palestine Parody - The Abbas-Netanyahu "Talks"

Free murderers? Freeze building? What next?, 6/25/2013, 5:51 AM

"Palestine" - Pouring Money Into A Bottomless Pit

Solutions - other than another Arab State - are possible and achievable , 6/4/2013, 12:36 PM

Palestine? Beware the Snake Oil Salesman

Paul Larudee of ISM has manipulated language in his mendacious denial of any anti-Semitism in the Palestine Arab Liberation movement., 5/27/2013, 6:30 AM

Who Will Succeed Abbas? PA TV Station Holds a Contest

Abbas seems to have no intentions of going home, but plenty of PA Arabs would like him to., 5/21/2013, 1:58 AM

On Palestine, Stephen Hawking Should Do More Talking

Were the reasons Hawking gave really those that led to his refusing to attend?, 5/16/2013, 8:35 AM

Google Goes Ga Ga Over Palestine

There 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., 5/5/2013, 11:03 PM

'Palestine'- Two New Arab Myths for Kerry's Consumption

Just 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., 4/17/2013, 9:56 PM

Israel at 65: Two Divergent Narratives

The 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. , 4/13/2013, 11:17 PM

UN Special Rapporteur on "Palestine" Bans Free Speech

Those who fight for human rights also ban free speech. Seems impossible? At the UN, it seems anything is possible., 4/2/2013, 11:39 PM

Suspend Disbelief on Mideast Peace? What a Hoax!

The two-state solution is terminal and has been dead and buried for more than eighteen months. , 3/13/2013, 10:57 PM

PA Backtracking Begins and Democracy Dies

American Arab Organization head blames Sharansky for suggesting that PA needs to be democratic before attaining statehood..., 2/24/2013, 2:00 AM

Palestine - Tongue-Tied and Terrified

In 2012, the fight to quiet any dissenting voices in the Palestinian Authority reached new lows., 2/19/2013, 12:46 AM

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., 2/8/2013, 2:20 AM

Morsi has Minced the Two-State Palestine Solution

Moris's words are the icing on the cake for the wake in memory of the 'two-state solution'., 1/29/2013, 7:19 PM

"Palestine": Trojan Horse Duplicity Exposed

The 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., 1/18/2013, 3:06 PM

"Palestine": Abbas, Attitude and Annexation

As Naftali Bennett said: "There is no need to bury the two-state solution because it is already buried." A concise description of its last throes and funeral rites., 1/10/2013, 9:20 PM

Reunificiation Trumps Confederation

The 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., 12/21/2012, 9:59 AM

Palestine: Did Sharon Have a Plan?

Was Sharon's Gaza "Disengagement" part of a planned gambit that didn't work?, 12/6/2012, 11:00 PM

Gaza Conflict Sure to Resume

A lawyer's critical analysis of the Agreement of Understanding document that accompanied the ceasefire., 11/22/2012, 8:12 AM

Palestine Reality Taking Root

There is no difference at all between the Arab residents living in the "West Bank" and the Arab residents living in Jordan. , 11/13/2012, 2:10 PM

"Palestine": Merging Banks can Reap Huge Profits

The claim that Jordan is Palestine is augmented here by an idea for Judea and Samaria., 10/24/2012, 2:00 PM

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., 10/17/2012, 10:21 AM

"Palestine" - Cutting Abbas Down to Size

Abbas lies, the world listens and the world believes him., 10/5/2012, 12:25 AM

Romney Recognizes Reality – Rejects Arab Revanchism

Commonsense is the hallmark of Mr Romney’s reasoning – something that is lacking in those that are so blind that they cannot and do not want to see. , 9/23/2012, 1:27 AM

"Palestine" - A Match Made in Heaven

If 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., 9/13/2012, 9:20 AM

Intra-Palestinian Arab Conflicts - The Great Divide

Instead 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., 9/7/2012, 9:58 AM

Palestine - Burying the Past, Faking the Future

It 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. , 8/20/2012, 2:55 PM

PA-UN Special Rapporteur Fostering Jew-Hatred Again

Richard Falk has now allowed anti-Semitic posts on his blog again, after the blatantly anti- Semitic cartoon figure of a dog he posted last June caused an uproar., 8/3/2012, 4:21 PM

Palestine, Peoplehood and Presbyterians

The obsessive Presbyterian concentration on Israel leaves unanswered some very important questions., 7/8/2012, 6:02 PM

"Palestine"? Israel Readying to Extend Sovereignty

There is a limit to how long Israel is going to wait for Abbas and this seems an opportune time to take him at his word on the dead negotiations and act independently., 7/3/2012, 6:09 AM

"Palestine", Semantic Skullduggery as UNESCO Meets

Arutz Sheva is consistent in using the term "Judea and Samaria" rather than West Bank. The war of words is a major weapon in the conflict. Learn the rules., 6/24/2012, 4:01 PM

Palestine - A State of Confusion Promoted by UNESCO

If they recognized the supposed "State of Palestine", why don't UNESCO and UNWRA dismantle the refugee camps? How can you be a refugee in your own "state"?, 5/25/2012, 6:07 PM

"Palestinian Statehood" Nixes Bush Plan and Roadmaps

Until the PLO accepts the binding effect of the relevant body of international law - the ongoing conflict is set to continue. , 4/27/2012, 1:21 PM

Palestine as a State in UNESCO - Fantasy and Folly

No member State has objected to the flag of 'Palestine' now flying above UNESCO headquarters in Paris alongside their State's respective flags., 4/9/2012, 10:42 PM

Australia Can Rescue UNESCO From Palestine Decision

The 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. , 3/30/2012, 3:47 PM

UNESCO Decision On Palestine Backfires Badly

An 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. , 3/9/2012, 10:28 AM

Paralyzing UNESCO with a "Palestine" Poison Pill

Some 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. , 2/5/2012, 12:08 PM

UNESCO: Global Fallout From Palestine Decision

Hundreds of millions of people in third world countries stand to suffer because of UNESCO acceptance of the bogus state. "Palestine uber alles?" , 1/19/2012, 5:38 AM

"Palestine" Flag Flies, UNESCO Cries, Legality Dies

Constitutional certainty or the begging bowl? That is the question UNESCO should be asking. , 12/27/2011, 9:54 PM

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." . , 12/19/2011, 8:58 AM

Fatah and Hamas Unity is Political Suicide for Abbas

Luckily for Abbas, the chances of reconciliation are slim., 11/23/2011, 11:31 PM

UNESCO Should Read Its Own Constitution

The 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., 11/22/2011, 7:06 AM

UNESCO and PA Huffing and Puffing

Only 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. , 11/3/2011, 2:47 PM

Sarkozy's Monumental Mistake

Until 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. , 10/11/2011, 1:25 PM

You Couldn't Make This Thing Up

Theatre of the absurd? Farce? , 10/1/2011, 10:08 PM

Face the Music, UN

The United Nations will find its authority and integrity irreparably and irretrievably damaged if the PA request is granted., 9/2/2011, 6:35 PM