Netanyahu slams Olmert's 'reckless, inaccurate' remarks on Iran

By ISRAEL HAYOM— Despite his decision not to run in the upcoming elections, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert continues to attack the policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “Over the last two years we have spent more than NIS 11 billion of the defense budget on delusional adventures that were never implemented and never will…

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Hagel backers trying to redefine pro-Israel

By JONATHAN TOBIN— Chuck Hagel told the Lincoln Journal Star this week there wasn’t “one shred of evidence that anti-Israeli.” President Obama’s nominee to be secretary of defense claimed the criticism of his record and statements on both Israel and Iran is nothing but “falsehoods and distortions.” That’s a message that is being taken up…

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The insanity of a two state solution

By VICTOR SHARPE, The phrase “Two State Solution” in referring to the Israel-Palestinian conflict has been embraced by politicians and journalists alike, repeated endlessly, and touted as the panacea for a “just and equitable” solution to the dispute. But it is based on erroneous geography and history; on a mixture of wishful thinking, naiveté and…

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According to International Law: Is Israel Illegal?

By SHIRA SORKO-RAM, MAOZ— There is one phrase that every media network in the world knows and uses – “occupied territory.” This phrase shapes the orientation and perspective of literally the entire world. In its truest definition/meaning/understanding, occupied Palestinian territory means Israel is illegally occupying land belonging to someone else. In other words Israel is…

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Morsi in 2010: Zionists are descendants of apes

By ROI KAIS, YNET— Egyptian media recently aired a video showing President Mohammed Morsi making harsh statements against Israel in 2010 when he served as the Muslim Brotherhood’s official spokesman. In the first clip, Morsi described “Zionists” as “blood suckers” “warmongers” and “descendants of apes and pigs.” “These futile (Israeli-Palestinian) negotiations are a waste of…

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Native Americans turning on Israel?

By SHERWIN POMERANTZ, JPOST— In 2008, the Sovereign Nation of the Coushatta Indiana Tribe of Louisiana was the first Native American tribe to establish a formal relationship with Israel, hosting an affirmation of friendship event with Israeli consular officials and issuing a proclamation that May 14 would be “Stakayoop Yanihta Yisrael” or “the day to…

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Palestinans don't want Palestinian refugees

By AVIEL SCHNEIDER, ISRAEL TODAY— The Palestinian governments in Gaza (Hamas) and the so-called “West Bank” (Mahmoud Abbas) have refused to take Palestinian refugees from war-ridden Syria. Recently, the UN Works and Relief Agency (UNWRA), which was created to handle the issue of Palestinian Arab refugees, asked the Palestinian governments to allow their brothers from…

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