Category: Peace Process

Rabbi Obama’s tough love

Jun 4, 2015

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The moralizing American president is going to muscle Israel back to the “true” moral values of Judaism and Zionism on which he is so expert. And if not, at least he will have driven a wedge between American Jews and Israel.

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Col. Kemp: Countering the sinah of Sinai

May 22, 2015

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The courageous British commander, Richard Kemp, fights Western moral collapse, and provides hope that that the tide against Israel can be turned back. An uplifting message for Shavuot.

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Re-liberating Jerusalem

May 15, 2015

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The new Netanyahu government will enjoy widespread public backing for determined action to shore-up Israel’s stake in the holy city. Time to reestablish Zionist momentum in Jerusalem, in the face of multiple diplomatic and security threats.

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Preventing runaway Palestinian statehood

Mar 27, 2015

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Netanyahu is completely within the consensual tradition of all Israeli leaders in insisting on a performance-based peace process, where Palestinian statehood is a contingent, not definite, result.

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Rethinking the Peace Process

Mar 20, 2015

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Netanyahu should capitalize on his sweeping victory to reset the diplomatic table by outlining a pragmatic process that Israel can participate in, and to draw clear Israeli red lines as to acceptable contours of a solution. Doing so is especially urgent since Israel is already facing a renewed international campaign for West Bank withdrawals.

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Experience versus Experiment

Jan 30, 2015

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Israelis want the vigilance of Binyamin Netanyahu and Bogie Yaalon, not the unpredictability and inexperience of Tzipi Livni, Stav Shafir, Bougie Herzog and Amir Peretz, in government. Labor’s risky, unilateral withdrawal plan would lead to a dangerous security vacuum filled by radical Islamic actors.

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Countering punch-drunk Palestinians

Jan 8, 2015

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Israel must flex some muscle to disabuse Abbas of the notions that he can demand the sky and coerce Israel by appealing to international courts.

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A crystal ball on 2015

Jan 1, 2015

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In my political forecast for the year ahead, I see an Israeli unity government forming, Obama further appeasing Iran, and Abbas in the dock for war crimes.

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International condemnations: Nu, so what!

Dec 19, 2014

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Fret not over vacuous resolutions that ceremoniously pronounce upon Palestinian political rights. International condemnations and threats of isolation have been a permanent feature of Israel’s history, and we have survived them all.

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Abbas is busted as a ‘partner’

Nov 6, 2014

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Abbas spews out extremist vitriol and seeks the criminalization of Israel in international fora, and legitimizes terrorism when speaking to Palestinians. Yet his critics are disregarded, just as Arafat’s critics were dismissed during the Oslo heyday.

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