Mark Silverberg

Fostering a culture of death has its price

Fostering a culture of death has its price

The US House of Representatives has had the integrity to ignore the State Department and freeze funds to the PA., 26/10/2015 17:18
The Iran Nuclear Agreement, A Ticking Time-Bomb, Part II

The Iran Nuclear Agreement, A Ticking Time-Bomb, Part II

A must read to understand in depth what lies behind the agreement and the opposition to it., 04/08/2015 12:14
The Iran Nuclear Agreement, A Ticking Time-Bomb

The Iran Nuclear Agreement, A Ticking Time-Bomb

A must read to understand the dimensions of the disastrous P5+1 Agreement with Iran., 03/08/2015 06:15
UNHRC Report Ignores the Implications of the Gaza War

UNHRC Report Ignores the Implications of the Gaza War

Hamas and Hezbollah have only one thing in mind – to gain global condemnation of Israel if and when it chooses to defend itself from missile attacks against its civilian population., 23/06/2015 22:07
Palestinian Statehood - Separating Fact from Fantasy

Palestinian Statehood - Separating Fact from Fantasy

There never was a “peace process” except in the minds of the Western media and most Western leaders., 19/05/2015 02:59
Netanyahu’s Siren Call to Congress Must be Heeded

Netanyahu’s Siren Call to Congress Must be Heeded

It seems Netanyahu’s crime is not so much a breach of diplomatic protocol, but rather, opposing the Administration’s position on making concessions to Iran. But don't the American citizens deserve a debate?, 24/02/2015 22:05
What al-Sisi Didn’t say at Al-Azhar University

What al-Sisi Didn’t say at Al-Azhar University

Once Islam led the world in intellectual and cultural activity, as well as economic and military power. Then it closed its doors., 17/01/2015 22:23
Debunking the "Lone Wolf" Myth

Debunking the "Lone Wolf" Myth

The perpetrators of Arab/Muslim and Palestinian terrorism are not “lone wolves”, as they have been described, but by-products of a centuries-old intolerant ideology, supported today by educational and religious indoctrination, including UNWRA., 24/11/2014 09:03
Palestinian State Recognition: The Unfolding Disaster

Palestinian State Recognition: The Unfolding Disaster

The Swedish and British parliaments have endorsed a Hamas - and possibly ISIS - takeover of the "West Bank"., 18/10/2014 23:28
Geneva meets Jihad: The New Rules of War

Geneva meets Jihad: The New Rules of War

Jews rejected child sacrifce 3500 years ago- now it's Hamas' turn, 11/08/2014 04:23
Palestinian Statehood Revisited

Palestinian Statehood Revisited

Are the Palestinian Arabs ready for statehood?, 06/07/2014 07:30
The Balkanization of Syria

The Balkanization of Syria

The country isn’t going to become a stable, unified state again in the foreseeable future., 28/10/2013 21:08
The Turkish Betrayal: Global Implications

The Turkish Betrayal: Global Implications

Why was the information leaked now?, 20/10/2013 23:42
When Fantasies Become Policies

When Fantasies Become Policies

Netanyahu agreed to negotiate with the PA because Israel remains a besieged country and dependent on American support. But he can't possibly believe in what he is doing., 01/08/2013 16:50
Jonathan Pollard: The Case for Commutation of Sentence

Jonathan Pollard: The Case for Commutation of Sentence

Pollard was indicted and convicted on only one charge - one count of passing classified information to an ally - without intent to harm the United States. , 27/03/2013 00:52
Europe's Hizbullah Problem

Europe's Hizbullah Problem

While fear of reprisal is both psychologically understandable and perhaps even morally defensible, turning the other cheek will not deter and has never deterred this terrorist organization., 12/02/2013 14:31
Abbas' Moment in the Sun

Abbas' Moment in the Sun

Abbas may have opened Pandora's Box by claiming a pyrrhic victory on “statehood” without understanding the consequences of his actions., 03/12/2012 22:57
A Leap of Faith - Hamas and Israel

A Leap of Faith - Hamas and Israel

While Hamas capacity to wage war has been seriously damaged ,its entire socio-political and educational system which is based upon this jihadist pathology remain intact and unaltered., 27/11/2012 11:09
Deciphering the "Red Line" Controversy

Deciphering the "Red Line" Controversy

Destroying the Iranian reactors is not only in Israel’s interest; it is necessary in the interests of Western civilization., 26/09/2012 21:06
America's Middle East Delusions

America's Middle East Delusions

From where did the Muslim Brotherhood credo come? Why did 75% of Egyptians vote for them? What can we expect in the Middle East and why have the US overtures to the Arab/Persian world failed so miserably? A thought-provoking and informative article., 27/07/2012 07:16
The Tyranny of Deceit

The Tyranny of Deceit

The bitter reality is that for Israel, international legal frameworks provide no protection and no hope for justice. Instead, these frameworks are used to exploit the rhetoric of human rights and morality to attack Israel. Read how., 20/02/2012 01:10
Iran: The Point of No Return is Here

Iran: The Point of No Return is Here

The idea that the most powerful weapon on Earth is in the hands of the most irresponsible nation on the planet doesn’t seem to elicit any sense of urgency on the part of any nation in the world except Israel. There will be no 2nd chance for Israel., 31/01/2012 08:48
The Middle East Burns as Obama Fiddles

The Middle East Burns as Obama Fiddles

We hear "KIll the Jews", while Obama fiddles, quoting Martin Luther King - “There is something in the soul of men that cries out for freedom." The Arab Spring revisited., 27/11/2011 08:45
A Palestinian State-The Day After

A Palestinian State-The Day After

Few states can claim to have failed before they are even declared, but the Palestinian Authority may be about to create one of them., 09/08/2011 20:12
The Middle East for Dummies

The Middle East for Dummies

How does the other side see it? For starters, the West believes in fair play, but the Moslem world believes in shedding the blood of one's enemies and is shamed by their very existence. , 01/10/2010 00:48
The Cordoba Mosque Controversy

The Cordoba Mosque Controversy

A thorough look at what this mosque really symbolizes. It does not represent "the audacity of hope" nor will it assist us in avoiding another "misunderstanding" similar to that which "caused" two passenger planes to hit the World Trade Center., 06/09/2010 10:37
As the Islamic Curtain Descends

As the Islamic Curtain Descends

Shari'a Law is taking over Gaza and is being received with mixed feelings by Gazans. The Arabs of Judea and Samaria should take note. , 21/01/2010 22:04
Lieberman's Moment

Lieberman's Moment

An Israeli Foreign Minister with enough chutzpah., 14/04/2009 02:14
The Banality of Evil

The Banality of Evil

A resurgence of the oldest of ancient hatreds., 18/02/2009 23:52
The Final Reckoning

The Final Reckoning

Only a matter of time., 21/12/2008 23:52
The Grand Bargain

The Grand Bargain

US negotiators entered into a pact with Iran., 04/11/2008 21:08
The Tragedy of Arabia

The Tragedy of Arabia

A sorry state of affairs., 18/10/2008 19:46
Israel's Challenge

Israel's Challenge

A disturbing anti-Israel parody., 17/09/2008 23:56
Russian Bear Rising

Russian Bear Rising

The West's hollow gesture is a key lesson., 08/09/2008 13:27
Changing the Rules of War

Changing the Rules of War

Our enemies have been given an enormous advantage., 25/03/2008 00:54
When Hypocrisy Becomes Policy

When Hypocrisy Becomes Policy

What Israel could learn from its critics., 20/02/2008 23:53
Betrayal or Deception

Betrayal or Deception

Israel will be left to deal with Iran., 17/12/2007 13:49
Warning Signs in Annapolis

Warning Signs in Annapolis

Israel-Arab peace is not on anyone's agenda., 08/11/2007 17:34
Ahmedinejad's American Sojourn

Ahmedinejad's American Sojourn

A suicidal mania gripped American academia. , 30/09/2007 23:56
The Lesser of Two Evils

The Lesser of Two Evils

Mahmoud Abbas has good reason to rejoice. , 24/06/2007 23:25
The Coming War

The Coming War

Hamas is living on borrowed time., 04/06/2007 17:43
The Perception of Weakness

The Perception of Weakness

War and peace involve issues of perception., 26/04/2007 13:38
 The Roadmap to Extinction

The Roadmap to Extinction

On her recent sojourn to Jerusalem, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced her intention "to try to help the parties (Israelis and Palestinians) come together to look at how they can move through the Roadmap." Truth is, there's not a snowball's chance in Gaza she can do it., 06/02/2007 23:25
 Iraq, Iran and the Strategy of Defeat

Iraq, Iran and the Strategy of Defeat

America is discovering that the road to victory in Iraq runs through Tehran and Damascus. It is also discovering that a military strategy based on a ?limited war? doctrine and confined to Iraq cannot defeat an Iranian enemy engaged in a broader war of conquest. , 28/01/2007 16:44
 The End of Idealism

The End of Idealism

In the five years that have elapsed since the 9/11 tragedies, US foreign policy in the Arab Middle East has shifted from actively promoting democratic change to the previous policies of <I>realpolitik</I>, which are based more on political and material considerations than on ideological, moral, ethical or idealistic concerns., 06/11/2006 10:00
 The Price of Democracy

The Price of Democracy

Democracy carries with it consequences and, like freedom, it comes at a price., 30/05/2006 23:31
 AIPAC and the First Amendment

AIPAC and the First Amendment

On May 23rd, Americans will have a better idea whether policy analysts, lobbyists, journalists, members of the press, newspapers or any private American citizen who leaks classified national defense information will now become a criminal. , 21/05/2006 23:12
 Lessons Not Learned

Lessons Not Learned

While Israelis are calling for a two-state solution through a "unilateral withdrawal", Hamas is calling for a Final Solution and an Islamic state by "vanquishing the Zionist enemy." , 24/04/2006 19:21
 Time for a Reality Check

Time for a Reality Check

Just as Leon Uris's epic film on the birth of the State of Israel (<I>Exodus</I>) set the course for positive relations between America and Israel throughout the 1960s, so the films now being generated by Hollywood on Middle East events will have the exact opposite effect., 20/03/2006 22:18