No solution in sight

Search TagX on Google View all posts tagged as Tagx Find TagX related info in WikiPedia Despite good intentions, Trump is not going to reach ‘the ultimate deal’ between Israel and the Palestinians — for good reason By Moshe Arens President Donald Trump is arriving in Israel with the best of intentions — to make […]

Israel’s Jewish nation-state bill is not just useless – it’s harmful

Enacting this bill smacks of a total lack of empathy for a fifth of Israel’s citizens By Moshe Arens Just when I thought that the Jewish nation-state bill had been shelved, shoved in the deepest recesses of the Knesset archives, it has resurfaced, and seems to have received the government’s support. This bill is useless […]

How a distorted narrative of the Warsaw ghetto uprising has established itself to this day

The answer lies in the ideological and political hostility that characterized the politics of the pre-state Jewish community in Palestine By Moshe Arens In Israel we mark the day dedicated to the memory of the Holocaust as the Holocaust and Heroism Day. In those desperate times many were heroes in the way they faced certain […]

Russia, the friend of our enemies

In Washington it’s becoming clear that the West’s real enemy in the Middle East is Iran, which wields power in Lebanon and Syria and is now trying for Yemen By Moshe Arens An enemy of our enemies is our friend, and a friend of our enemies is presumably our enemy. So what should we make […]

Trump just did it

Trump drew the line against butcher Assad that Obama never did By Moshe Arens What should have been done years ago has been done by Donald Trump. Bashar Assad received a message delivered by 59 Tomahawk missiles that struck Syria’s Shayrat air base: The use of chemical weapons will not go unpunished. That was the […]

The real threat to Israel: Hezbollah and Iran – not the Palestinian stalemate

Mossad’s former chief said not solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will end Israel as we know it. But the facts on the ground say otherwise. By Moshe Arens The conference at Netanya Academic College last week in memory of Meir Dagan, the legendary Mossad head who died in 2016, was an occasion for current and former […]

After the U.S. reassesed its North Korea policy, who’s next?

Trump’s White House has evidently reassessed American policy regarding North Korea. But it’s not the only country governed by a ‘crazy’ regime. By Moshe Arens Rex Tillerson, the new U.S. secretary of state, referred to North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile program during to his visit to Seoul last week, saying that his country’s “policy […]

Israel must lower its electoral threshold and empower moderate Arab voices

After the threshold was raised three years ago, Arab parties were compelled to form a united list in which the more extreme parties, although smaller, have assumed the dominant role. By Moshe Arens The electoral threshold permitting a party to be represented in the Knesset should be lowered. I can already hear some of my […]

For the next Gaza war, Israel must seek permanent quiet in the south

Regardless of whether the 2014 Gaza operation a success or failure, the next time around whatever needs to be done will have to done in days, not weeks. By Moshe Arens The state comptroller’s report provides a great deal of information on the decision-making process during Operation Protective Edge, the 2014 Gaza war. Although there […]

Israel Police add insult to injury by blaming the Bedouin victim

The false ISIS accusation against Yakub Abu al-Kiyan compounded the first injury: the destruction of the homes of Bedouin families who had been living at one site for many years. By Moshe Arens Gilad Erdan, the public security minister, announced that an apology would be issued if the Justice Ministry’s investigators determined that Yakub Abu […]

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