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Archive of posts published in the tag: Palestinians

One Sided Co-existence

from The Jerusalem Post, HOW A PRO-PALESTINIAN AMERICAN REPORTER CHANGED HIS VIEWS ON ISRAEL AND THE CONFLICT by Hunter Stuart.: During one such argument, one of my roommates ‒ an easygoing American-Jewish guy in his mid-30s ‒ seemed to be suggesting…

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Theoretical Peace

from The Wall Street Journal, Bret Stephens writes On Palestinian Statehood But isn’t a Palestinian state a necessity for Israel? Can it maintain its Jewish and democratic character without separating itself from the millions of Palestinians living west of the Jordan…

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Palestinian Preference

from The Wall Street Journal, Bret Stephens writes On Palestinian Statehood What about the interests of Palestinians? Aren’t they entitled to a state? Maybe. But are they more entitled to one than the Assamese, Basques, Baloch, Corsicans, Druze, Flemish, Kashmiris, Kurds,…

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Doing Stupid Shit at the UN

from Mona Charen at National Review, A Stupid Anti-Israel Policy “There are 2.75 million Palestinians living in the West Bank,” Kerry thundered, without explaining why their misfortune is more urgent than that of 4.8 million Syrian refugees who are living in…

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Juden Free Palestine

The UN resolution, allowed to pass by the abstention of the United States vote, makes Israeli settlements in The West Bank illegal under international law.  It is not easily reversed because a veto from China or Russia would block it. …

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Sanctified Tantrums

From The Islamic Tantrum by Bret Stephens in The Wall Street Journal: Before Friday’s carnage in the City of Light, the world was treated to the hideous spectacle of Palestinians knifing Jews in Israel. The supposed motive of these stabbings…

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How Anti-Semitism fails

The ability of Arab and Muslim leaders to dominate the United Nations while celebrating their contempt for everything it stands for seems to confirm anti-Semitism’s success. Yet caveat emptor—early benefits of organizing politics against the Jews are inevitably outweighed by the…

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Progress in Palestine

Rick Richman writes in Commentary, What Happened Before Nothing Happened?– 10/2/ 11 He responds to a common refrain that the Palestinians are frustrated from a lack of progress: (1) In 2000, the Palestinians were offered a state by Israel, and…

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The Language of Palestine

Bruce Thornton writes Corrupt Language Breeds Bad History and Bad Policy, May 24, 2011, as posted at Victor Davis Hanson’s Private Papers. Excerpt: Likewise, just as the Romans named the land after a people that no longer existed, so too…

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The Biggest Obstacle to a Palestinian State

During the turmoil that gave birth to the state of Israel in 1947 and 1948 over 700,000 Jews were ejected from the Arab states from Libya to Iraq.  Jews had lived in those countries for thousands of years. All of…

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Why Terrorism Works

Written by Alan Dershowitz post 911, Why Terrorism Works, gives a simple answer: because we reward it. Terrorism has earned the Palestinians recognition and legitimization.  Our response to terrorism has centered on fallacies that perpetuate the problem.  We have believed…

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The Politics of Easy Targets

In Israel and Its Liberal Friends WSJ columnist Bret Stephens asks what if the standards of friendship Israel’s ‘friends’ claim is the source of their criticism was applied to the Palestinians as well. an excerpt Finally there’s the fact that…

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The Source of Anti Americanism in the Middle East

“Of course the Palestinian problem does play some role in the Middle Eastern anti-Americanism. It does so in some places more than others, however- in Jordon, for example, with its very large Palestinian population, where the “street” is far more…

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Conditional Aid to Palestinians

We have committed $900 million dollars to Palestinians and $200 million is on its way.   One could argue that this is chicken feed compared to the aid given to Israel. Even as the committed Zionist I am I do not…

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A Palestinian Purim

It is apparently perfectly acceptable to require that Palestinian lands be Judenrein, free of Jews.  We (our administration) are even pressuring Jews NOT to build within the borders of  Jerusalem. It would be unconscionable to allow the Jews in Israel…

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