In December 2020, there was a rise in tensions in the West Bank, including demonstrations and Israeli attacks on Palestinian homes. Reports indicate that it was the most intense month in terms of aggressive Israeli nationalism in the last three years – that is, since the beginning of 2017. Israeli […]
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Part I The negotiations, the Washington talks and the Oslo Accords During the First Gulf War in 1991, the Palestinians and their national organization the PLO opposed the US-led attack on Iraq. After this war, the PLO became diplomatically isolated and Kuwait and Saudi Arabia stopped to finance it […]
The recent bloodshed and massacres underscore the fact that there is no solution on the current path in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It only leads to increasingly unlivable conditions in Gaza plus more illegal settlements and oppression in the West Bank. The so-called “two state solution” has been dead for many years and should be forgotten.
By our era, the number of homeless Palestinians has grown to 5 million refugees helped by the UN and at least another million scattered about the Mideast. The actual number could reach as high as 8-9 million thanks to the Palestinian’s high birth rate and strong family values.
The Latest Diplomatic Gambit There are reports that the Palestinian Authority will seek a vote in the Security Council on a resolution mandating Israel’s military withdrawal from Occupied Palestine no later than November 2016. Such a resolution has been condemned by the Israeli Prime Minister as bringing ‘terrorism’ to the […]
A strange war Debates are still raging in both the Israeli and the regional media as to why it was necessary to expend so much energy and resources on operation Pillar of Cloud and mobilize 75,000 reservists (7.5 times more than during Operation Cast Lead, the Israel Defense Forces’s last […]