Romney and the Palestinian culture of destruction

BY ROBERT SPENCER, FRONTPAGEMAG— Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is under attack for speaking an important truth about the Arab-Israeli conflict. At a fundraiser in Jerusalem on Monday, Romney made the obvious, even banal, point about the economic disparity between nations. Speaking of Israel and the Palestinian-run West Bank, Romney said, “Culture makes all the…

Is the Palestinian Authority losing control in the West Bank?

BY KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— The security crackdown in the West Bank has nothing to do with combating terrorism. The arrests and confiscations of weapons are part of an effort by the Palestinian Authority to fight crime and dissension within its own ranks. In recent weeks, the Palestinian Authority security forces have been launching a…

Take back the Holy Sites

BY MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— Displaying their customary respect for Jewish holy sites, Palestinian vandals struck again last month, desecrating an ancient synagogue in Naaran near Jericho. In addition to damaging priceless relics, the perpetrators spray-painted swastikas, Palestinian flags and political slogans, adding insult to injury in their hate-filled assault. The defilement of the site was…