Pompeo: Israel has ‘duty’ to defend itself from Iran without US support

November 13, 2021 by  
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo believes that Israel has the “duty” to defend itself from Iran if Tehran takes actions that threaten Israel wothout U.S. support…write Sean Savage and Ellie Cohanim. Read more

Senate confirms Thomas Nides as US ambassador to Israel

November 5, 2021 by  
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The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed U.S. President Joe Biden’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, making banking executive Thomas Nides the United States’ top envoy to its closest ally in the Middle East. Read more

Israel to collaborate with US, UN on regulation of social networks

October 31, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Minister of Communications Yoaz Hendel met with executives from major online companies and legislators in New York and Washington to discuss support for the regulation of social networks, Globes reported. Read more

Israel can’t ignore China’s threat to the free world

Any time Israel has reason to doubt the reliability of America’s friendship, some in the Jewish state start thinking about the need to re-evaluate its attitude towards the world. Read more

American culture

October 8, 2021 by  
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The debacle in Afghanistan has proved how difficult it is to change another country’s culture. Read more

Abbas declares end to agreements with Israel, US

May 20, 2020 by  
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Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas declared an end to the agreements signed with Israel and the United States and said he was turning over responsibility for the PA territories back to Israel. Read more

Prepare for the overdue “big one”

July 13, 2018 by  
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Anticipated major earthquakes both geophysical and political are long overdue…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Despite Israeli, US opposition, Polish Senators pass bill criminalising terms linking Poland to the Holocaust

February 2, 2018 by  
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The Polish Senate passed a bill Wednesday criminalising statements linking Poland to the murder of Jews which occurred on its soil during the Holocaust, in an attempt to lay blame for the crimes that left more than 1 million Polish Jews dead during World War II squarely on German Nazis. Read more

Ready – Steady – Go!

January 5, 2018 by  
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The civil year 2018 is barely out of the starting blocks and we are already witnessing events which without a doubt will impact all of us no matter where we live…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Trump-Netanyahu Meeting Set To Expose Obama’s Collusion On Resolution 2334

February 10, 2017 by  
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One of the intriguing aspects of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s visit to the White House on 15 February will be the evidence he produces to President Trump to establish former President Obama’s collusion in promoting Security Council Resolution 2334…writes David Singer. Read more

Obama and Kerry open door for Palestine Mandate Solution

December 29, 2016 by  
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US Secretary of State John Kerry – perhaps unwittingly – has now opened the door to reviving the solution contained in the 1922 League of Nations Mandate for Palestine – one homeland for the Jews and one homeland for the Arabs (“Palestine Mandate Solution”)…writes David Singer. Read more

The Trump revolution, Israel and American Jews

November 21, 2016 by  
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The victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential elections will have long-term global repercussions at many levels…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

Trump Must Confirm Bush-Congress Commitments To Israel…writes David Singer

November 10, 2016 by  
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Donald Trump’s stunning Presidential victory – coupled with the Republican Party retaining control of the Congress – presents Trump with the opportunity to restore America’s tarnished reputation and integrity by affirming he will honour the commitments made to Israel by President Bush in his letter dated 14 April 2004 – overwhelmingly endorsed by the then Congress by 502 votes to 12. Read more

After Trump victory, new era in U.S.-Israel relations beckons

November 10, 2016 by  
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Anti-establishment Republican candidate Donald Trump earned what many considered a shocking victory over Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton Tuesday, officially ushering in the countdown to a new era in U.S.-Israel relations…writes Sean Savage/JNS.org. Read more

Trump hears from Israel

November 10, 2016 by  
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Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken with president-elect Donald Trump who also received congratulations from president Reuven Rivlin. Read more

Does P5+1 = nuclear deal? Examining Iran’s negotiating partners

June 26, 2015 by  
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After more than a decade of intermittent negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the so-called P5+1 powers—the United States, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, and China—are nearing a June 30 deadline to finalise the Framework for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action that was reached in April, or in other words, a final nuclear deal with Iran. Read more

When the president’s hero is a terrorist: a tale of two societies

The president of a normal, civilized country naturally is anxious to distance himself from any suspicion of ever having had a connection to a terrorist. Read more

Nations reach deal with Iran as Islamic Republic continues Mideast power play

April 3, 2015 by  
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Iran and P5+1 have reached an agreement on a preliminary nuclear deal two days past the original March 31 deadline. Read more

Netanyahu nails the fundamental problem with Iran…writes Ben Cohen

March 5, 2015 by  
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I have to confess that I was disappointed with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference this year. Read more

Islamic State: Egypt wakes up – when will America and Russia?

February 25, 2015 by  
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Whilst the American–led coalition continues its largely ineffectual air strikes in Iraq and Syria – Islamic State has spread its barbaric tentacles into Libya with alarming rapidity. Read more

A dream deal with Iran

February 24, 2015 by  
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Love, as the song goes, is in the air. If the latest media reports are accurate, the United States and the Iranian regime are rapidly closing in on a deal over the mullahs’ nuclear ambitions. Read more

Yemen Crumbles, Iraq Stumbles, America Fumbles…writes David Singer

January 25, 2015 by  
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There are some 60 States in the American-led coalition pledged to degrading and destroying Islamic State – but only 21 – regarded as “key members” were at the Conference in London on 22 January – which UK Foreign Minister Philip Hammond described in these terms: Read more

Moriah on tour

November 11, 2014 by  
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Sixty members of Sydney’s Moriah College Band/Orchestra are about to leave on a tour of the USA and Israel. Read more

Allies and adversaries in the Middle East

September 30, 2014 by  
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Who are we at war with in the Middle East?…asks Ben Cohen/JNS.org Read more