Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774
By:
Barry Rubin
Since February, there has been a formal cease-fire in the war initiated by the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat more than four years ago. Nevertheless, the terror war against Israel continues. This situation cannot be understood without looking at it from the point of view of those who find terrorism so politically rewarding and acceptable in terms of Palestinian politics...
Comment0
By:
Under what we laughingly call "normal" circumstances, Israel is inundated with foreign journalists. But this month and next, there will be even more newsies parachuted into the country than usual. And you can bet that most of them will be even more ignorant of the context of the events they cover than the regular crowd. The reason is Israel's scheduled...
Comment0
By:
Scholar Michael Ledeen writes in National Review ( www.nationalreview.com ) on July 13 that some reactions to the London bombings betrayed a virulent strain of Jew-hatred: "It was widely noted that when Tony Blair reminded the House of Commons that many countries had been scourged by the terrorists in recent years, he omitted Iraq from the list. His speechwriters had...
Comment0
Competing theories have their merits, but the problem goes deeper than tactics
By:
A generation ago, author Joe McGinnis introduced the American public to something many already knew, but hadn't thought that much about: the pivotal role of public relations in American politics. His 1970 book, The Selling of the President, detailed the efforts of the cadre of dedicated P.R. pros whose assigned task was to attempt to transform Richard Nixon's image from...
Comment0
By:
Evelyn Gordon
Though there's been much talk about terrorism's "root causes" following the London bombings, I have yet to hear anyone mention the most important cause of all: the fact that terrorism has thus far proven extremely effective - thereby encouraging more terrorists to continue. If you accept the West's formulation of the terrorists' goals, that may sound counterintuitive. The Israeli "occupation,"...
Comment0

Advertisement Block

Advertisement Block

Sign up for our Newsletter

Advertisement