Tag: Israeli-Palestinian

When the going gets tough… the tough get going. When this country is under attack, Israel’s friends need to be more determined than ever to defend it.
The specter of Israel’s sequestration and boycott by the world is exaggerated, often purposefully so by the Israeli Left. This includes FM Yair Lapid, who this week warned that Israel had better open a diplomatic dialogue with the Palestinians, otherwise the threat of Israel being designated an “apartheid state” will grow severe. You would think that BDS and lawfare are greater “threats” than, say, the Biden administration’s capitulation to Iran on the nuclear issue!
The discourse about Israel in Dubai and Ramallah couldn’t be more different: cooperation versus confrontation, celebration versus demonization.
Biden is braying about Jerusalem, Palestinians, and settlements mainly to force Bennett into submission regarding Iran.
The widely held presumption that splitting Jerusalem will lead to prosperity for the city and to peace for Jews and Arabs is an egregious error. Partitioning Jerusalem will destroy the city. It will die, in every way – culturally, religiously, economically and more. And it will turn into a Belfast-style battlefield.
The Lieberman laxative is a bitter pill, meant for die-hard, old-style peace processors, which flushes away the Annapolis process, the Arab League initiative, Oslo residue and more.
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