Written by Louis René Beres
The Palestinian Liberation Organization [PLO], forerunner of today's Palestinian Authority, was founded in 1964, three years before Israel came into the unintended control of the West Bank and Gaza. What therefore was the PLO planning to "liberate"?
Written by Arie Egozi
It’s all going to happen soon. ISIS members will figure it out: their leaders will put on suits, begin smiling and arrive in the US and London for talks on their demands. There will be coffee and cake and the room will be strewn with flowers. All this sounds surreal? Just see how it worked for Iran ...
Written by Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira
Written by Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan D. Halevi
Written by Alan M. Dershowitz
President George W. Bush's announcement in 2001 to support the creation of a Palestinian state offered a unique opportunity to Palestinians to end the violence and begin building a new future. Hamas's response came a few weeks later, when it fired the first Qassam rocket into the Israeli town of ...
Written by Khaled Abu Toameh
What Hamas and Iran are saying is that if and when Israel pulls back to the pre-1967 lines, they, together with other Palestinians, would bring weapons into the West Bank to achieve their goal of eliminating the "Zionist entity."
Written by Anat Berko
The Investigative Project on Terrorism
A while ago we went to get the car fixed in one of the Arab villages in Israel's northern coastal plain near where my husband was born. The area is a microcosm of Jewish-Arab coexistence, characterized by the kind of easy relations between good neighbors. The ...
Written by Caroline Glick
The war with Hamas is not over. What we are experiencing today is a temporary cease-fire.
The most basic reason the war is not over is because Hamas has no existence outside its war against the Jewish state. Hamas exists to obliterate Israel. The goal of each round of fighting is to soften Israel ...
Written by Prof. Efraim Inbar
Executive Summary: During Operation Protective Edge, Hamas was clearly defeated, but was not destroyed. Israel was successful in significantly degrading the military capabilities of Hamas and forced it to accept the Egyptian-Israeli ceasefire unconditionally. Despite criticism of Israel’s ...