GEN. MATTIS IS COMING: Palestine or Israel?

As far as Israel’s relations with the US generally and the Pentagon specifically are concerned, moving the US embassy to Jerusalem is of secondary importance. On Friday, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis ...

ISRAEL AND OBAMA’S POLITICAL WAR

Eli Lake from Bloomberg set off a firestorm in the US this week with his revelation on Monday that in the last six months of the Obama administration, Susan Rice, former president Barack Obama’s national securi...

LEAVING THE BIG TENT

The rapid embrace of anti-Semites drives Israel and the American Jewish community apart. The divide between Israelis and American Jews seems to be growing. Indications of the widening gap came last week with r...

ISRAEL’S SILENCED MAJORITY

All previous attempts to reach a deal by extracting concessions from Israel did nothing but weaken Israel. During Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House...

A TEST FOR KING ABDULLAH

Time to extradite a remorseless killer of American citizens. Ahlam Tamimi is a mass murdering monster. And today she is living the good life, as a “journalist,” inciting jihad in Jordan under the protection...

TRUMP’S GREATEST DEAL

The Iran deal Trump needs to make with the Russians is clear. What can be done about Iran? In Israel, a dispute is reportedly raging between the IDF and the Mossad about the greatest threat facing Israel. IDF ...

THE REAL FACE OF JORDAN

Every once in a while, the Jordanian people are given a chance to express how they really feel about Israel. Jordan is the country to Israel’s east with which Israel has had a formal peace for 23 years. And...

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Israel gets back on the phony peace process train. There are iron rules of warfare. One of the most basic rules is that you have to know your enemy. If you do not know your enemy, or worse, if you refuse to ac...

TRUMP EMBRACES THE PLO FANTASY

The PLO is the Siren that drowns US administrations. US President Donald Trump is losing his focus. If he doesn’t get it back soon, he will fail to make America great again or safe again in the Middle East. ...

THE RISE OF THE NETWORKED LEFT

The riots against Murray and Yiannopoulos are a familiar sight to the campus Jewish community. An acrid stench of repression is spreading through America. Last Thursday, conservative political scientist Cha...

THE LESSONS OF THE HAMAS WAR

Israel's strategic mistake. The State Comptroller’s Report on Operation Protective Edge, Israel’s war with Hamas in the summer of 2014, is exceedingly detailed. The problem is that it addresses the wrong detai...

SENATOR MENENDEZ AND THE POLLARD EFFECT

How anti-Semites are being emboldened by the continuing unfair treatment of Pollard. Speaking to his ministers on Sunday about his visit last week to Washington, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heralded a ne...

THE TRUMP-NETANYAHU ALLIANCE

The two-state model is widely viewed as the formula for Middle East peace. But the fact of the matter is that it makes peace impossible to achieve, by holding normal relations between Israel and its Arab neighb...

The Livni-Fayyad two-step

MK Tzipi Livni is apparently well regarded at the UN. According to media reports, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called Livni and offered her the position of under-secretary-general. Guterres’...

The Trump way of winning the war

The PLO is disoriented, panicked and hysterical. Speaking to Newsweek this week, Saeb Erekat, PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas’s chief conduit to Israel and the Americans, complained that since President Donald ...