Category: Peace Process

For and against Palestinian statehood, simultaneously

Jan 28, 2016

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Is it possible to oppose a two-state solution under the current circumstances but to be for it in principle? The answer is yes, and that is the new Israeli consensus. Time to calibrate realistic diplomacy to meet this.

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Ratcheting up the pressure on Israel

Jan 22, 2016

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Sadly, the Obama administration seems to have signed-on to Abbas’ game plan: Dodge true talks where the Palestinians would have to compromise with Israel, and instead compel unilateral Israeli concessions via international pressure.

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A crystal ball on 2016

Jan 1, 2016

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In my political forecast for the year ahead, I see an Olmert pardon, Abbas resignation, Rubio victory, Netanyahu-Putin partnership, and more trouble from Obama.

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Needed: Revolutionary struggle

Nov 27, 2015

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A plaint for fresh security and diplomatic thinking, profiling the revolutionary thinking of Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen. Israel needs to re-shape and shake-up its strategic environment by building in Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria. Israel must meet Palestinian terrorism with ideological drive and defiant expansion.

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Remembering Rabin and Shamir, correctly

Nov 6, 2015

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The use of Yitzhak Rabin’s name to support a galloping-forward two-state-solution peace process – is left-wing historical revisionism. Netanyahu should stick to his policy principles, and not be wedged off-course in search of ersatz, temporary relief from Obama’s pressures.

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“Candid Camera” to the rescue

Oct 30, 2015

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It’s a short hop from international monitoring cameras to global cops in Jerusalem. Thus the Temple Mount camera scheme is a trap. You just know that the cameras will be exploited in one-sided fashion to indict and criminalize Israel, and to further internationalize the conflict.

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Killing us with lies

Oct 23, 2015

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What do you do when the whole world is swallowing the grossest Palestinian untruths? Hang tough, stick to your principles, give no ground, and maneuver carefully. And know that Israel will win out!

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Kerry, stay home!

Oct 16, 2015

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John Kerry carries a badly broken American moral compass. There is no need for him to fly here with admonitions for Israel or rewards for Palestinian extremism.

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Responding to Temple Mount terrorism

Sep 18, 2015

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Israel must parry Palestinian and Islamic incitement in Jerusalem and lay out a new diplomatic initiative to solidify Israel’s rights on Har HaBayit

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On peace and realism

Sep 4, 2015

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Israel should worry less about Mahmoud Abbas’ shenanigans, and focus more on buttressing and broadcasting its own myriad successes.

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