Category: Peace Process

Reading Netanyahu’s mind

Oct 10, 2014

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Netanyahu has begun to give us a window into his updated strategic thinking. The bottom line: It’s time to push past the Palestinians, and develop new regional security alliances that are based on shared interests between Israel and conservative, stabilizing forces in the Arab world. The world needs to assimilate and come to terms with Israel’s new strategic mindset.

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Apologize not, O Israel

Oct 3, 2014

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On this eve of Yom Kippur, Israel and the Jewish People should be defiant, not repentant. As a nation and as a people we have been apologizing far too much.

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Revolutionizing the peace process

Sep 12, 2014

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Two former generals, Egypt’s Sisi and Israel’s Eiland, show the way forward with bold new thinking about “regional solutions” to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Might such clarity of vision and bold thinking be possible in Washington as well?

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Wars of the Zeitgeist

Aug 29, 2014

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What “corrupts” more: The “occupation,” or Israeli withdrawals and the inevitable wars against Palestinian terrorist enclaves? Should Israel draw more borders and build more fences so that the Palestinians can dig under them and shoot over them; or should Israel erase the Green Line once and for all, and assert new models of autonomous coexistence for a better future?

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The resurrection of Abbas

Aug 8, 2014

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The Left is threatening to wring diplomatic defeat from Israel’s win in Gaza by glamming up Abbas and pushing a process of Israeli withdrawals.

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Mowing the grass in Gaza, and beyond

Jul 18, 2014

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While warring with Hamas, Netanyahu has updated the country’s strategic policies: Israel will ensure the non-militarization of Palestinian areas with its own forces, permanently. Full-fledged Palestinian statehood is off the boards. Get used to it.

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Apologies overdue and overdone

Jul 11, 2014

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Labor Party leaders owe Prime Minister Netanyahu Brobdingnagian measures of remorse for mocking Likud’s warnings twenty years ago that the Oslo accords would lead to rockets from Gaza.

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No moral symmetry

Jul 7, 2014

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You judge a society not the by crimes of a few, but on the basis of the way that society deals with its criminals and who it celebrates as its heroes. In such a tally, there is no moral symmetry whatsoever between Israeli and Palestinian societies.

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Five minutes

Jul 4, 2014

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Global double standards, callousness and hypocrisy regarding Israel were on full display this week. It took less than five minutes to issue fierce condemnations following the unsolved murder in Jerusalem, but few found five minutes time to truly relate to the political and moral implications of the terrorist murder of the three Israeli youth.

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Plan B means balagan

Jun 30, 2014

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Amos Yadlin’s plan for unilateral withdrawal from Judea and Samaria will lead to a dangerous security vacuum, and won’t buy Israel any legitimacy for its self-declared and re-jiggered borders.

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