PM: 'We won't accept foreign dictates over our borders'

By ISRAEL HAYOM— “We will not accept any foreign dictate over our borders,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clarified on Tuesday after a European Union directive limiting financial cooperation between the EU and Jewish bodies in the settlements was revealed. On Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry and Netanyahu himself were busy urging EU officials to defer implementing…

The 3 myths about the two state solution

By DANIEL TAUBER, JPOST— President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel last March likely left even his harshest Israeli critics pleasantly surprised. He showered Israel with compliments, joked about prior disagreements, and most importantly, made no demands. Still, Obama could not completely refrain from addressing the “Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” and delivered one of his signature lecture-speeches on…

How the Media missed a mideast breakthrough

By CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER— “I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those Palestinian kids, they’d say I want these kids to succeed.” Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21 Very true. But how does the other side feel about Israeli kids? Consider that the most revered parent in Palestinian society is Mariam Farhat…