Category: Peace Process

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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The big chill sets in

Jun 6, 2014

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Obama’s rapid embrace of the Hamas-Fatah government is a watershed moment, and it portends worse things to come.

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Bad apples in the negotiating room

May 29, 2014

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No progress can be made in Israeli-Palestinian relations with Indyk, Erekat and Livni at the helm. With them at the table, only rancor and rupture result. It’s time to make room for more equitable, reasonable and composed negotiators.

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Invest in and Secure the Jordan Valley

May 15, 2014

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With the Kerry process dead-ended, Israel should move to reinforce its presence in areas well within national consensus – such as the Jordan Valley and the E-1 corridor.

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