Tag Archives: Mahmoud Abbas

Kerry lied to blame Israel for the peace talks failure

Not only the Palestinians know how to lie. It turns out that our “honest broker”, Hizzoner John F. Kerry, is an accomplished liar too. As Israel feared all along, Kerry put the blame for the breakdown in the “peace” talks … Continue reading

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Doing what’s good for Israel – Naftali Bennett’s stability initiative

Economy Minister Naftali Bennett (from the Bayit Yehudi party)  is proving to be an inventive and pro-active lawmaker and minister who has come up with several interesting ideas for improving Israel’s domestic problems as well as its international status. He … Continue reading

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How the Russian-Ukrainian conflict affects the Middle East

We like to think that what happens on the other side of the world has nothing to do with us, so we ought to keep our heads down and just stay out of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis. Unfortunately, international crises have … Continue reading

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The Grand Mufti admitted the Jews did not steal land, Arafat recognized a Jewish State. How about Abbas?

At the basis of the Israel-Palestinian conflict lies the Palestinian rejection of any Jewish rights to the land of Israel itself. They view the Jews as imperialist interlopers who are not indigenous to the area and who, if worn down … Continue reading

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Explaining Palestinian refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state

One of Israel’s key demands from the Palestinians as part of the negotiations for a peace agreement is that the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state.  Possibly because of poor wording, and most definitely because of an animus towards … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Palestinians – the people who always refuse a state

This is another guest post by frequent contributor and reader Brian Goldfarb. Abba Eban it was who came up with two of the greatest quotes on the post-1967 Israel/Palestine situation. The first was that “I think that this is the … Continue reading

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