Israel Blocks Terrorists, Palestinians Block Critics

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— For the past few months, Palestinians have been accusing Facebook of “waging war on Palestinian content” by suspending dozens of accounts belonging to Palestinian activists and groups suspected of anti-Israel incitement and promotion of terrorism. The Palestinians even went as far as accusing the social media giant of being in…

Israel and “Palestine”: What International Law Requires

By Louis René Beres, GateStone Institute— Under relevant international law, a true state must always possess the following specific qualifications: (1) a permanent population; (2) a defined territory; (3) a government; and (4) the capacity to enter into relations with other states. While this contingent condition of prior demilitarization of a Palestinian state may at first…

Israel and the death of pan-Arabism

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— The so-called Arab Spring unleashed forces that have been dormant for a century. Like their counterparts throughout the region, Israel’s Arabic-speaking minorities are changing in profound ways. But our leaders fail to grasp the implications of what is happening. Consider the Christian community. Father Gabriel Nadaf, a Greek Orthodox priest from…

A Palestinian Arab State / A Palestinian Arab People? They Never Existed!

By EARL COX, ISRAEL ALWAYS— Prime Minister Netanyahu is being pressured from all sides, and especially the Obama Administration, to restart peace talks and give up Judea and Samaria for a Palestinian state. The pleas come shrouded in willful ignorance that there is no true Arab Palestinian people, and the Arabs making the demands are…