“Kerry Is Just Not in Touch with Reality”

by Daniel Pipes January 9, 2014 Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner Despite all that’s going on the Middle East – the Iranian nuclear buildup, the violence in Iraq, the shaking of Erdo?an’s rule in Turkey, civil war in Syria, Egypt and Yemen in melt-down mode, Libya unraveling, Tunisia in political crisis – U.S. […]

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Two More Universities Quit ASA Over Israel Boycott

Two more universities have withdrawn their membership from the American Studies Association (ASA) in protest of decision to support an academic boycott of Israel. The two universities, Kenyon College and Indiana University, thus joined Brandeis and Penn State, which were the first universities to announce that they reject the boycott and quit the ASA. In […]

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McCain: Netanyahu Has ‘Serious Concerns’ About Kerry’s Plan

Republican Senator John McCain, who is currently on a visit to Israel, said on Friday that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has “serious, serious concerns” about Secretary of State John Kerry’s proposal for a framework for peace with the Palestinian Authority. McCain is in Israel along with Republican Senators John Barrasso of Wyoming and Lindsey Graham […]

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The Counterfeit Arabs

There is no such thing as a Palestinian people; no such thing as a Palestinian history; and no Palestinian language exists. There has never been any independent, sovereign Palestinian state in all of recorded history. They are the Arabs who call themselves Palestinians. They are indistinguishable from those Arabs who live in the surrounding artificial […]

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Hamas Tunnels ‘Change the Balance of Power’

Abu Ubaidah, a spokesman for the Al-Qassam Brigades (Hamas’s military wing) expressed satisfaction with the terror organization’s readiness to engage in another military confrontation with Israel. In an interview with Al-Jazeera, Ubaidah claimed that Hamas continues to dig terror tunnels from Gaza to Israel, and that the weapon would be a “strategic” move which could possibly “change […]

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French President Francois Hollande Lands in Israel, Lays Out Four Conditions for Iran Agreement

French President Francois Hollande has landed in Israel Sunday with an entourage for his first official visit. Hollande will be here for 3 days, where Iran is likely to be the main issue under discussion in meetings with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. AFP reports that Hollande was welcomed on the red carpet by his Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres […]

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Loewenstein’s Load of BDS BS

November 7, 2013 14:27 by Simon Plosker Writing in The Guardian’s Comment is Free, Australian anti-Israel journalist Anthony Loewenstein defends the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against charges of anti-Semitism, specifically in the context of a court case brought against an Australian academic. BDS is a comprehensive, international strategy that seeks to present Israel as a […]

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