Israel’s ‘blame my predecessor’ Iran strategy revealed

September 27, 2021 by  

Two weeks ago, Foreign Policy magazine published an interview with Defence Minister Benny Gantz. Read more

Why Oslo still rules

September 20, 2021 by  

Faisal Husseini, who held the Palestinian Authority’s Jerusalem portfolio, gave an interview shortly before his death in the summer of 2001 in which exposed the fraud at the heart of the Oslo process. Read more

Assessing the twin disasters of September 2001

September 13, 2021 by  

We have a tendency to forget that two historical events occurred in early September 2001. No one needs to be reminded of the jihadist attacks on Sept. 11 that killed nearly 3,000 people in a single morning. Read more

Bennett’s goals, Israel’s goals

August 30, 2021 by  

Three weeks ago, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Defence Minister Benny Gantz convened the ambassadors from all the U.N. Security Council member nations in Jerusalem. Read more

Joe Biden’s catastrophic judgment

August 23, 2021 by  

The Taliban’s seizure of control over Afghanistan will loom large over Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s visit with U.S. President Joe Biden this Thursday, and its implications are dire. Read more

The Lapid-Bennett government’s foreign policy ‘doctrine’

July 19, 2021 by  

From Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s stunning Knesset assault against his predecessor Benjamin Netanyahu, through Foreign Minister Yair Lapid’s trip to Brussels and his speech before the Global Forum on Anti-Semitism, this week the Lapid-Bennett government’s foreign policy doctrine was fully exposed. Read more

Bennett and the Religious Zionist elite

July 5, 2021 by  

The biggest media story in Israel last week was the fall of the town of Evyatar in Samaria. Read more

What sort of government are Lapid and Bennett forming?

June 8, 2021 by  

The storm of controversy now engulfing Israel revolves around one question. What sort of government do Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett intend to swear in? Read more

The price of friendship with Biden’s Washington

June 7, 2021 by  

In a week of unprecedented political upheaval, it’s hard to pay attention to anything other than what is before our face. Read more

The strategic consequences of Bennett’s megalomania

June 1, 2021 by  

There is little point at this stage of the game in mentioning the depths of moral depravity and treachery into which Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked have descended. Read more

How will we know who won the war?

May 24, 2021 by  

Maybe one day, we will discover that the impetus for Hamas’s latest onslaught against Israel wasn’t the pending Israeli Supreme Court decision about whether or not to respect the property rights of Jewish landlords in Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

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Biden’s skin-deep support for Israel

May 21, 2021 by  

Until Wednesday, President Joe Biden had maintained a fairly supportive posture towards Israel in the face of the Hamas terror regime in Gaza’s launch of its newest round of war against the Jewish state. Read more

Facing the real cause of the long Arab war

May 18, 2021 by  

The time has come for Israel to stop giving a pass to Arab Jew-hatred. Read more

The US has plunged its relations with Israel into crisis

May 11, 2021 by  

In light of the reactions from Washington to the Hamas and Fatah-inspired Arab violence in Jerusalem, it is hard to see how Israel will be able to maintain a constructive dialogue about its relations with the Palestinians with the Biden administration or more broadly, with the Democrat Party. Read more

Israel has made it, now it needs to grow up

April 19, 2021 by  

At independence, Israel was little more than a spark of light—a tiny spark—in the Jewish world. Read more

The new plan to oust Netanyahu and its implications for Israel

April 12, 2021 by  

In a discussion with associates on Tuesday, Yamina chairman Naftali Bennett spoke candidly about his political plans, which, according to media reports, he is closely coordinating with New Hope party leader Gideon Sa’ar. Read more

King Abdullah the Irrelevant

March 22, 2021 by  

According to media reports in Israel and the United States, on March 11 Israel’s ties with Jordan stood on the brink of the abyss. But then, five to 10 minutes passed and everything went back to normal. Read more

Biden abandons Middle East peace

March 8, 2021 by  

The Trump administration was on the verge of securing a peace agreement between Israel and Indonesia in its final weeks in office, according to a former senior Trump administration official involved in the efforts. Read more

‘Facebook and Twitter? Boycott them, there are other sites’

March 1, 2021 by  

Mark Levin, a Jewish American talk radio host and former Reagan administration official, makes no effort to hide what he thinks. Read more

Navigating Israel’s ship of state through the Biden storm

February 16, 2021 by  

In a media briefing Friday, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki refused to say whether the Biden administration views Israel as an ally. Read more

The ICC’s European puppet masters

February 15, 2021 by  

Last Saturday, the justices of the International Criminal Court (ICC) took a major swipe at the Jewish state. Read more

Biden’s drive to war in the Middle East

February 8, 2021 by  

On Monday, Iran tested the Zuljanah, a 25-metre (82-foot), three-stage rocket with a solid fuel engine for its first two stages and a liquid-fuel rocket for its third stage. Read more

Israel goes back to the future

January 18, 2021 by  

In an interview with The New York Times last month, President-elect Joe Biden restated his intention to return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Israel opposes this plan because the 2015 deal ensures Iran will become a nuclear-armed state. Read more

Trump rings in the era of ‘total political correctness’

January 11, 2021 by  

It was hard to watch the scenes of U.S. President Donald Trump supporters storming the Capitol last Wednesday as the joint session of Congress was convened to debate and ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Read more

Pollard and the great Jewish divide

January 4, 2021 by  

The rift between Israeli and American Jews is palpable almost everywhere you turn today. The most glaring disparity surrounds how they view President Donald Trump. The vast majority of Israelis adore Trump. The vast majority of American Jews despise him. Read more

The Israeli left is far from dead

December 28, 2020 by  

Over the past several weeks, Israel’s political commentators have repeatedly declared the demise of the political left. Read more

Biden and Israel’s unsteady right

December 7, 2020 by  

In an interview with the New York Times on Tuesday, presumptive President-elect Joe Biden reaffirmed his plan to return the United States to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Read more

The approaching storm in US-Israel relations

November 16, 2020 by  

The day before the U.S. presidential election, the progressive Israel Democracy Institute published the results of a poll of Israeli Jews asked whether they believed President Donald Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden would be better for Israel. Some 70 per cent named Trump, 13 per cent chose Biden and 17 per cent said they didn’t know. Read more

Fighting the new commissars

October 26, 2020 by  

The time for a reckoning with the social media giants has arrived, and not only in the United States. Read more

A magic carpet ride over the anti-Netanyahu protests

October 12, 2020 by  

The Israeli left likes to claim its no-holds-barred fight against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his supporters is an ideological struggle that pits the forces of democracy and old-time Zionism against the forces of tyranny and tribalism. Read more

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