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'US consulate for PA would violate international convention'

Alan Baker: US consulate for Palestinains would violate international convention

Former Israeli ambassador Alan Baker says Biden administration can open consulate to PA in Jerusalem over Israeli objections if it insists.

Former Ambassador: Abbas' threats are embarrassing nonsense

Former Ambassador: Abbas' threats are embarrassing nonsense

Ambassador Alan Baker tells Arutz Sheva: Abbas' threats at the UN are detached from reality. He embarrasses himself with this nonsense.

'Ultimately, it is the ICC which is harmed by its own ruling'

'Ultimately, it is the ICC which is harmed by its own ruling'

Former Ambassador Alan Baker says the already shaky image of the ICC will take another following its latest anti-Israel ruling.

'We are not obligated to provide Palestinians with vaccines'

'We are not obligated to provide Palestinians with vaccines'

Former Ambassador Alan Baker says Israel is not obligated to provide vaccines to PA, and international criticism on this is unjustified.

Breaking the Silence report - misleading and blatantly partisan

Breaking the Silence’s latest report is misleading and blatantly partisan

BTS adopted extreme political and ideological anti-Israel bias and abandoned legal or historic substantiation. Opinion.

The gang assault on Israel at the 75th session of the UN

The gang assault on Israel at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly

A squad of the most non-democratic countries will use upcoming UN General Assembly session for more Israel-bashing resolutions. Op-ed.

The distorted Western discourse on Israel

The distorted Western discourse on Israel

The distortion of Western intellectual discourse by radical leftist elements is totally divorced from he facts of history. Op-ed.

Israel's legal right to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria: Historical and legal milestones

Israel’s claims to sovereignty in Judea, Samaria did not originate with it attaining control of the area in the 1967 Six-Day War. Opinion.

'Sovereignty can be applied despite world's threats'

Former Ambassador: Sovereignty can be applied despite world's threats

Former Ambassador Alan Baker points out UN and European moves to thwart sovereignty, but thinks Israel should make its own decisions.

'ICC investigation will damage its juridical credibility'

'ICC investigation will damage its juridical credibility'

'No legal basis to request to investigate Israel for war crimes,' former Amb. Alan Baker says.

'US decision isn't a green-light for annexation'

'US decision isn't a green-light for annexation'

Diplomat and international law scholar Alan Baker warns against reading too deeply into US declaration it views Israeli settlements as legal

Alan Baker: Airbnb made a decision in favor of BDS

Alan Baker: Airbnb made a decision in favor of BDS

A former legal adviser to Israel's foreign ministry thinks that Airbnb's act is part of the boycott campaign to harm Israel economically.

'Arab MKs undermining State of Israel'

'Arab MKs undermining State of Israel'

International law expert calls to examine whether Arab MKs violated oath of allegiance to Knesset. 'This is a gimmick, a propaganda ploy.'

PA acceptance to Interpol a 'double-edged sword'

PA acceptance to Interpol a 'double-edged sword'

Dr. Alan Baker says PA acceptance to Interpol was nothing more than a PR achievement for the PA, says it could end up harming its leaders.

Did State Department copy old reports to whitewash PA?

Did State Department copy old reports to whitewash PA?

'State Department fears its own words could be used by Congress to cut funding to the PA, so it intentionally slants reports.'

Israel 'quietly' adopting Levy Report to legalize outposts

Israel 'quietly' legalizing outposts

Sources involved in drafting of Levy Report confirm report by leftwing NGO that Israel has begun to quietly implement some of its proposals.

Former Ambassador: Israel Doesn't Need to Apologize All the Timeplayer

'Israel Doesn't Need to Apologize All the Time'

Former Ambassador Alan Baker reacts to UN report on Gaza, says it is a "political report by a political committee."

Sweden Recognized 'Palestine' for 'Muslim Votes'

Sweden Recognized 'Palestine' for 'Muslim Votes'

Former ambassador Alan Baker explains why Sweden voted to recognize the PA as a state, in contradiction to the Oslo Accords.

UN Asked to Revoke PA Observer Status Over Abduction

UN Asked to Revoke PA Status Over Abduction

Former Ambassador Dr. Alan Baker: UN's legitimization is responsible for the abduction, violates Oslo Accords.

Senior Jurist Says Now is the Time to Adopt Levy Report

Senior Jurist Says Adopt the Levy Report Now

Alan Baker, former FM legal adviser and ambassador, says Oslo Accords are finished, time to declare sovereignty.

Baker: Govt. Should Act Now on Sovereignty

Baker: Govt. Should Act Now on Sovereignty

International lawmaker Alan Baker believes that the time has come to change Judea and Samaria's status.

'We Must Delegitimize the Delegitimizers'

'We Must Delegitimize the Delegitimizers'

Emergency hearing on leftist and anti-Israel NGOs calls for Israel to defang the BDS movement - through financial means.

'Kerry, You're Spreading Palestinian Propaganda'

'Kerry, You're Spreading Palestinian Propaganda'

Alan Baker, head of the Legal Forum for the Land of Israel, sends strongly worded rebuke to US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Legal Experts to Tell Ashton: Cancel the EU Boycott

Legal Experts to Ashton: Cancel the Boycott

Judea and Samaria is not occupied territory, therefore the EU ban on it should be lifted, legal experts tell Catherine Ashton.

Expert: Israel Has an Historic Right to Judea and Samaria

Expert: Israel Has an Historic Rights in Yesha

Ambassador Alan Baker, an expert on international law, says that legally Israel has a perfect right to build in Judea and Samaria.

Levy Report Author: Barak's Reasoning 'Nonsense'

Levy Report Author: Barak's Reasoning 'Nonsense'

Alan Baker, one of the authors of the Levy Report, rejects as “nonsense” Barak’s reasoning for not adopting the report.














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