Obama broke it, Trump will fix it: It’s time to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

Search TagX on Google View all posts tagged as Tagx Find TagX related info in WikiPedia What happened at the UN was anything but Obama ensuring a smooth transition for Trump By Moshe Arens On Friday Barack Obama broke a long-standing American tradition of vetoing resolutions critical of Israel at the UN Security Council. He […]

Deter Hezbollah – or preempt it?

Israel can’t put 8 million people underground if Hezbollah utilizes its rocket arsenal. But both deterrence and preemptive strikes as strategies pose highly difficult problems By Moshe Arens When Joseph Shapira, the state comptroller, presented his report on the state of civil defense two weeks ago it should have surprised no one. The damning report […]

Shoafat: A mark of shame on all Israelis

The Palestinian refugee camp inside the city of Jerusalem is a blight on Israel which must be corrected immediately. By Moshe Arens “Israel is a miracle,” declared U.S. President  Barack Obama in his speech at Shimon Peres’ funeral in September. Those words are music to the ears of Israelis, who know that Israel is a […]

The damage caused by Israel fires goes beyond the material

Israel must be prepared for a recurrence of the distrust between Jews and Arabs that accompanies periods of violence such as last month’s fires. By Moshe Arens Unprecedented physical damage was caused by the fires that began on November 22 in many parts of Israel, and which took a week to subdue. Over 20,000 dunams […]

Israelis’ hopes and expectations for Donald Trump

The past eight years have been an aberration, as far as U.S.-Israel ties are concerned. Hopefully they will now get back on track. By Moshe Arens In less than two months Donald Trump will enter the Oval Office. While he is busy assembling his staff and appointing members of his cabinet, some precocious Israeli politicians […]

Israel’s Supreme Court wants Amona demolished. Where are the Palestinian plaintiffs?

They should explain how they came into possession of the land on which the outpost was built, but they’re playing the role of phantom. By Moshe Arens There are many differences between the uprooting of the Jewish settlers from Gush Katif and the other settlements in the Gaza Strip and northern Samaria in 2005, and […]

Victory of the abandoned

Together with peripheral anti-establishment groups, the Ku Klux Klan, anti-Semites and racists of all sorts, working-class voters who felt left behind by contemporary America gave Trump a sizable majority in the Electoral College. By Moshe Arens By now post-election analyses of Donald Trump’s amazing victory in the American presidential contest have made it abundantly clear […]

Western ‘neutrality’ links Aleppo and the Guernica

Like in the Spanish Civil War, the West is standing aside and letting the killing go on, The next U.S. president’s stance will have far-reaching consequences. By Moshe Arens On the afternoon of April 26, 1937 aircraft of the German Luftwaffe Condor Legion and of the Italian Air Force bombarded the small Basque town of […]

Peace is approaching – slowly

It is clear that tectonic changes are taking place in some Arab states’ attitude toward Israel. By Moshe Arens The all-Arab front aligned against Israel is crumbling. It started with the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty in 1979. That already seems ancient history. It continued with the peace treaty with Jordan 15 years later in 1994. That […]

Watching the carnage in Syria

Obama has his priorities wrong. Instead of stopping Assad’s butchery in Syria, he worries about Israeli ‘occupation of Palestinian lands.’ By Moshe Arens People around the world are watching the carnage in Syria, day after day. Actually, Syria as a state has not existed. We are watching men, women and children who still live in […]

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