King Abdullah cannot exclude Jordan from any two-state solution

August 2, 2021 by  

King Abdullah’s continuing attempt to exclude Jordan from being part of any two-state solution remains the major obstacle to ending the 100-years-old unresolved Arab-Jewish conflict. Read more

UN discrimination against Jews traps Unilever and J Street

July 26, 2021 by  

The United Nations (UN) false designation of Judea, Samaria and East Jerusalem as the “Occupied Palestinian Territories” (OPT) has seen the sorry spectacle this week of: Read more

Lapid-Bennett consensus buries Biden’s renewed two-state solution bid

July 19, 2021 by  

The likelihood of President Biden being the American President finally overseeing an end to the 100 years old conflict between Arabs and Jews – promisingly advanced by President Trump’s Abraham Accords – was dashed this week when Israel’s Foreign Minister – and its next Prime Minister in 26 months’ time – Yair Lapid – told the EU Foreign Affairs Council:

“A future Palestinian state must be a democracy that seeks peace with Israel”

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Abdullah-Biden meeting will not help resolve Jewish-Arab conflict

July 12, 2021 by  

The meeting between Jordan’s King Abdullah and President Biden at the White House on 19 July seems set to achieve absolutely nothing towards resolving the 100 years-old conflict between Jews and Arabs. Read more

Israel signals end to EU-funded unauthorised building in West Bank

July 5, 2021 by  

Israel’s decision to evict all 53 Jewish families from the unauthorised settlement of Evyatar in the West Bank this week should send a clear signal to the European Union (EU) that its days of financing and facilitating the building of unauthorised Arab structures in Area C of the West Bank are over. Read more

UN should start focusing on the Jordan-Israel two-state solution

June 28, 2021 by  

United Nations Secretary-General – Antonio Guterres – was at it again this week repeating the failed decades-old UN mantra supposed to end the 100-years-old Jewish-Arab conflict: Read more

Bennett set to shake-up global consensus on two-state solution

June 21, 2021 by  

Israeli Prime Minister – Naftali Bennett – seems set to challenge the decades-long failure by the international community to achieve its called-for two-state solution: Creating a second Palestinian Arab state, in addition to Jordan, for the first time in recorded history. Read more

Israel’s dysfunctional Government cannot survive

June 6, 2021 by  

An amalgam of eight leaders trading insults and denigrating each other – whilst their parties have adopted policies that are totally irreconcilable on critical issues – is not the foundation for any stable Government – especially in Israel – whose enemies will become increasingly emboldened following the announcement of a cobbled-together Israeli Government comprising very different bedfellows. Read more

New York Times and Washington Post bash Israel with false claims

May 31, 2021 by  

The New York Times and the Washington Post have once again engaged in Israel bashing – spewing out fake maps and phony history about Israel, its origins and indeed its continued existence as the Jewish National Home – first articulated in the League of Nations Mandate for Palestine and confirmed in article 80 of the United Nations Charter. Read more

Al Jazeera and AP cover up destruction of Hamas media mouthpiece

May 23, 2021 by  

Al Jazeera and Associated Press (AP) reports on Israel’s demolition of the 14 storey building in which their respective offices were located – illustrates media anti-Israel bias that seeks to denigrate and delegitimise the Jewish State in much of the media reporting coming from the Gaza Strip. Read more

Strong Israeli Government can curb domestic Arab Jew-hatred

May 16, 2021 by  

The display of unadulterated Jew-hatred shown by a large number of Israel’s Arab residents during the past week – provoking equally condemnatory retaliatory responses by Jewish individuals – can only be dealt with and eradicated by a strong Israeli Government. Read more

Arab riots challenge private Jewish ownership rights in Jerusalem

May 10, 2021 by  

Tension between Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem has reached boiling point as Arab riots erupt threatening the postponement of Court-ordered evictions of Arab squatters from Jewish-owned houses in the area known as Sheikh Jarrah. Read more

Israel reels from rockets, riots and arm-wrestles

April 27, 2021 by  

Rockets from Gaza indiscriminately targeting Israel’s civilian population and Arab riots targeting Israel’s Jewish population in the streets of Jerusalem seem to have not moved Israel’s politicians to stop engaging in arm-wrestles in pursuit of their own personal political power. Read more

Two-state solution sinks as Biden tries to resurrect it

April 21, 2021 by  

Postponement of the upcoming Palestinian elections on 22 May for the 132-member Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) seems virtually assured with the report from an “unnamed US source” that Washington would not object to any such postponement. Read more

Jordan reaches 100 as its ruling Hashemite dynasty implodes

April 14, 2021 by  

Jordan continues to be the stumbling block to ending the 100 years old conflict between Jews and Arabs as it celebrates its founding 100 years ago on 11 April 1921 – whilst simultaneously 100 years of unbroken rule by the Hashemite dynasty has been publicly imploding. Read more

Israel’s voting system needs urgent reform

April 6, 2021 by  

A million or more Israelis did not vote in each of the four indecisive elections held in the last two years – costing Israel an estimated $4.24 billion – whilst causing political upheaval and electoral instability as a result. Read more

End Netanyahu-hatred – start advancing Israel’s national interest

March 26, 2021 by  

It is surely time for Netanyahu-haters – Naftali Bennet and Avigdor Liberman – to end their feuds with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by joining a national right-wing coalition Government – headed by Netanyahu – to advance Israel’s national interest in Judea and Samaria – with the backing of a comfortable parliamentary majority. Read more

Netanyahu’s feats merit his being Israel’s next Prime Minister

March 19, 2021 by  

If results count for anything – Bibi Netanyahu will again be Israel’s next Prime Minister – heading a Government which hopefully will be more stable than the three previous short-lived coalition Governments he formed after elections held in April 2019, September 2019, and March 2020. Read more

Google must change offensive translation of Israeli Election results

March 12, 2021 by  

Israel’s Central Election Committee for the 24th Knesset needs to ensure that Google Translate does a better job of translating the election results than it has done for the past three elections held in the last 12 months. Read more

Israel Arab human rights group fuels Jew-hatred

March 5, 2021 by  

Israeli-based Arab human rights organisation – B’Tselem: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories – is becoming politically involved in the unresolved 100-years conflict between Jews and Arabs over sovereignty in the territory formerly called Palestine. Read more

West Bank and Gaza Arabs need to be rescued from PLO and Hamas

February 26, 2021 by  

The first Arab elections to be held in Judea and Samaria (West Bank) and Gaza on 22 May in more than 15 years – to be followed by a presidential vote on 31 July – in theory, gives the long-suffering Arab residents in these areas the opportunity to get rid of their failed rulers – the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza. Read more

Action – not platitudes– required from Jordan’s King Abdullah

February 18, 2021 by  

Jordan’s King Abdullah continues to engage in platitudes – rather than concrete action – as he pontificates but does nothing to help resolve the 100 years-old Arab-Jewish conflict. Read more

The “State of Palestine” remains a United Nations mirage

February 12, 2021 by  

The International Criminal Court (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber 1 decision that the ICC has jurisdiction to investigate alleged war crimes committed in Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem has infuriated Israel – but should bring no joy to Hamas, the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) or the United Nations which continues to support the PLO’s claim for the creation of a second Arab State in former Palestine – in addition to Jordan. Read more

Jordan and Israel now the only viable two-state solution

February 3, 2021 by  

The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) has unequivocally confirmed its rejection of an independent demilitarised State proposed by President Trump in: Read more

Biden declares Trump two-state solution dead and buried

January 26, 2021 by  

An apparent attempt by the outgoing US Ambassador to Israel – David Friedman – to preserve the two-state solution proposed in former President Trump’s Vision for Peace (Vision) – lasted about two hours – before being shredded in the garbage bin of history by the newly-elected President Biden. Read more

Trump’s indecision is sinking his own two-state solution

January 17, 2021 by  

President Trump’s failure to release a detailed plan showing the specific borders of a Palestinian Arab State incorporating Gaza and about 70% of Judea and Samaria (West Bank) – before he leaves office at midday on 20 January – will sink the only two-state solution that has any possibility of being implemented in direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Read more

Trump pulls off another miracle in the Middle East

January 5, 2021 by  

President Trump appears to have been instrumental in pulling off yet another miracle in the Middle East with the announcement that Saudi Arabia would be reopening its airspace and land and sea border with Qatar. Read more

Morocco backing Trump Peace Plan can help end Arab-Jewish conflict

December 30, 2020 by  

Morocco’s Prime Minister – Saad-Eddine El Othmani – has cast a shadow over Morocco’s newly emerging diplomatic ties with Israel as his Government rejects President Trump’s peace plan providing for a demilitarized Palestinian Arab state in Gaza and 70% of Judea and Samaria (Peace Plan). Read more

Trashing Trump’s two-state solution would be the height of folly

December 23, 2020 by  

A departing President’s ability to make decisions seeking to impact his successor’s future actions – even as he is vacating the White House in the last weeks of his Presidency – was dramatically illustrated on 23 December 2016 when America failed to veto Security Council Resolution 2334. Read more

Israel says hi to Morocco, Bhutan, Dubai and goodbye to Ashrawi

December 14, 2020 by  

Another momentous week has seen President Trump broker diplomatic relations between Israel and Morocco – whilst Bhutan and Israel established diplomatic ties and Israel’s first commercial flight to Dubai occurred. Read more

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