Posts Tagged ‘Israeli-Palestinian conflict’

President Donald Trump

Reactions to President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw From the Iran Nuclear Deal

FROM THE AMERICAN ISRAEL PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (AIPAC) [This] decision is not an endpoint. Rather, it provides an important opportunity to apply further diplomatic and economic pressure on Iran in order to both prevent the regime from ever acquiring a nuclear weapons capability and to push back against its expanding regional aggression. It is our…

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Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

Two Views On Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Deal

There are two ways to view the president’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a six-party agreement of the five permanent U.N. Security Council powers and Iran, on preventing Iran’s development of nuclear weapons for at least 10 years.  The agreement itself was termed “interim” when negotiated in…

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1948: The First Arab-Israeli War. 1 of the books about the 1948 War of Independence.

Israel@70 – 1948 War of Independence

Two books give insight. [similar id=45408 type=all] May 14 marked the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the modern State of Israel and many commemorations and celebrations have taken place in Israel and around the world. Indeed, there is a lot to celebrate, but it is good to remember that Israel was only secured after…

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Gaza

What’s Going On In Gaza?

The Detroit Jewish News asked experts on Israel, foreign policy, religion and/or other relevant fields to answer important questions on everyone’s mind in the midst of the recent news from the Middle East. Here are some of their answers. Is what’s going on in Gaza right now overkill, literally or figuratively? Victor Lieberman: On the…

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person riding a camel in Israel

Demographic Deceit

Fudging population numbers discredits Palestinian cause. One moment, the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, sits stunned by Arab claims that there’s population parity between Jews and Arabs west of the Jordan River. The next, such demographic saber-rattling is authoritatively rebuked. Still, the matter of demographics within the contours of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains. Demographic chicanery seems a…

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Thousands marched in solidarity with the residents of Gaza in the Israeli-Arab city of Sakhnin on Saturday, March 31.

Some Uncomfortable Gaza Truths

Above: Thousands marched in solidarity with the residents of Gaza in the Israeli-Arab city of Sakhnin on Saturday, March 31. That the sequence of events that unfolded on the Gaza border March 30 was entirely predictable, and that the reaction to those events was even more so, does not make the aftermath any more palatable. The…

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