David Singer

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

"Palestine": End the Occupation? Right the Wrongs

The first words in this article's title have managed to turn Israel's miraculous victory in the Six Day War and its triumphal return to parts of the biblical and ancestral land of its forefathers - into something to be reviled and reversed. , 12/9/2011, 1:53 AM

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

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

PA: Duping the UN and Bypassing Peace

There is no alternative to negotiations - no matter how long they take - if the threat of future war is to be averted., 8/14/2011, 8:51 AM

The Jewish State of Israel

In the Middle East, words are very important., 8/6/2009, 12:35 PM

Abdullah's Plea, Obama's Tea

A different two-state solution., 5/5/2009, 10:47 PM

Ten Commandments to Break

The PLO's mindset., 3/31/2009, 12:17 AM

Remembering Rabin's Roadmap

His ideas and vision are not alive., 11/12/2008, 12:04 AM

Palestine: Buy Up or Sell Out?

Israel has a very real window of opportunity., 10/27/2008, 11:24 PM

Palestine: Beyond Death Throes

Some new thinking is needed., 8/25/2008, 11:49 PM

Unscrambling Olmert's Omelet

The Prime Minister has no clothes., 8/5/2008, 11:44 PM

Petulance, Pandemonium in Petra

What happened to Amr Moussa?, 7/7/2008, 4:03 AM

Obama and the Palestinian State

Obama's position negates another Palestinian State, 6/8/2008, 1:58 PM

Bush, Rice and Forgotten Letters

This is not simply memory loss., 5/18/2008, 11:51 PM

Condoleezza's Contortions

No amount of ducking and weaving will help., 4/8/2008, 11:41 PM

Paris Produces Palestinian Funding Frenzy

The greatest failure in international diplomacy., 12/24/2007, 5:33 PM

Beyond Annapolis - Political Paralysis

No change in the cycle of nothingness., 12/6/2007, 11:49 PM

Myanmar and Israel - Fighting the Semantic Wars

Media in the world's semantic battlegrounds., 10/7/2007, 11:23 AM

Palestine and Tales From the Arabian Nights

It seems no one is listening to the Arabs., 9/6/2007, 5:04 PM

Palestine: The New Myth and the Reality

Jordan was indeed the outcome of deals., 7/30/2007, 11:55 PM

Blair Boards the Bush Bandwagon

Is he really serious - two states, "the only way"?, 7/8/2007, 5:38 PM

Palestine - Partition and Propaganda

July 7, 1937, presents a unique insight., 7/2/2007, 11:55 PM

Gaza's Growing Graveyard

A headlong rush into hell., 5/17/2007, 11:59 PM

Jordan's King Abdullah Sandwich

King Abdullah II is a desperate man., 3/15/2007, 12:33 AM

The Arab League, Apple Pie and Indigestion

Jordan's King Abdullah II is at it again., 3/7/2007, 6:08 PM

Jordan's Justifiable Jitters

King Abdullah is clearly fearful that another war might break out that could involve Jordan, and even possibly lead to an attempt to overthrow his rule. , 10/18/2006, 3:56 PM

Lebanon and the UN - Lemmings or Lions?

The ceasefire brokered by the United Nations in Lebanon offers possibly the last chance for political stability to be restored in Lebanon and for Lebanon to rid itself forever of forces over which it has no control., 8/23/2006, 11:16 PM

Ending Gaza's "Humanitarian Crisis"

There is a huge arsenal of weapons stored in Gaza, much of it allegedly purchased with funds provided by the international community for the specific purpose of improving the lives of the civilian population. , 5/28/2006, 11:39 PM

Olmert's Unilateralism Undermines Unity

"Convergence" has already become entrenched in the international lexicon of the Middle East and in the media, although no one had heard of the word just two months ago. The use of this word masks a multi-faceted approach to singling out and victimising Jews on a scale not seen since the 1930s and 1940s., 5/9/2006, 11:18 PM

What Sharon Didn't Tell The United Nations

The defiant words uttered by Mr. Sharon in <I>Time</I> on 17 April 1989: "Jordan is Palestine! The capital of Palestine is Amman. If Palestinian Arabs want to find their political expression, they will have to do it in Amman.", 9/22/2005, 4:44 PM

Expulsion or Evacuation?

Amidst the turmoil enveloping Israel due to Disengagement, one question remains unanswered - are the Jewish communities in Gaza and northern Samaria being expelled or evacuated? , 8/17/2005, 9:50 PM

Uprooting Jews Violates International Treaties

Plans by the Israeli government to forcibly remove Jews from their homes in the West Bank and Gaza breach the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 1966 [Covenant], as well as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 [Convention]. Israel is a signatory to both., 6/26/2005, 9:30 PM

Bush's Road Map Goes Nowhere

30 April 2005 marks the second anniversary of the launching of the Road Map to resolve the Israeli-Arab conflict., 4/28/2005, 6:32 PM

Maaleh Adumim Blurs Bush's Blueprint

Israel is indeed truly unique. It is constantly singled out for special treatment that no other country would accept or tolerate., 4/19/2005, 7:16 PM