Written by Dore Gold
Many analysts asked why Iran, which had huge oil and gas reserves, needs to invest in a program to produce electricity from nuclear reactors? Why did Iran need to build a huge infrastructure at Natanz to enrich uranium for nuclear reactors that it didn't even have? And why did it keep this ...
Written by Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
Another flotilla to the Gaza Strip: Two ships carrying pro-Palestinian and social activists as well as media personnel set sail from Turkey on November 2 to challenge Israel's maritime closure of the Gaza Strip, despite the fact that the international community recognizes the closure as legitimate ...
Written by Shimon Shapira
Missile Fire on Tel Aviv and Conquest of the Galilee
In recent weeks Hizbullah leader Hasan Nasrallah held a series of meetings with his top-level military command as well as field commanders responsible for preparing for war with Israel. According to a source close to Hizbullah, Nasrallah's ...
Written by P. David Hornik
[Note: the writing of this article required an intermission for a rocket attack on Beersheva from Gaza.]
On Monday the Palestinians were overwhelmingly voted into UNESCO—the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It’s a pity. Palestinian “education” consists largely ...
Written by The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
This past week terrorist events focused on the stabbing of an Israeli by a Palestinian in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot. Two attempted stabbings were prevented at a junction south of Jerusalem and near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. For the third consecutive week, no rockets were fired ...
Written by by Oded Eran, INSS, and Robbie Sabel, Hebrew University
The September 23, 2011 statement by the Middle East Quartetmay prove to be a landmark in the attempts to reach an Israeli-Palestinian agreement. The carefully worded statement is drafted in such a way as to allow it to serve as a basis for both parties to resume negotiations. From the Israeli ...
Written by Yoram Schweitzer, INSS
A rational analysis of the agreement signed between Israel and Hamas for the release of Gilad Shalit is best conducted far from the abundant rhetoric, touching photographs, and strong emotions that accompanied the extensive journalistic coverage of the event. In the course of this media event, ...
Written by P. David Hornik
Editor’s note: Today, Frontpage presents our “Gilad Shalit edition,” which gives a platform to the different perspectives on this most difficult issue. While the article below supports the deal that freed Shalit, Steven Plaut’s piece in today’s issue,The “Prisoner Exchange” Absurdity, opposes it. ...
Written by Joe Rowdy
The government of Israel has agreed to a transaction with the Hamas terrorist regime for the release of an Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, held hostage for more than five years.
In exchange, Israel is asked to release more than one thousand prisoners, all of them terrorists, many of them ...