Tag Archive: Palestinian National Authority

Peter Beinart; Correct Diagnosis, Bad Prescription

  Guest Post by Steven Hemmat. This past Thursday, I attended a talk given by Peter Beinart at the University of Washington Hillel.  In addition to Hillel, the organizations J Street, the New… Continue reading

It’s not fair! say Hamas supporters

Bereft of any moral argument for the targeting of civilian population centers with (so far) over 1000 rockets, Hamas supporters have taken up the “it’s not fair!” argument so familiar to any parent… Continue reading

Bringing out our best and worst

Two Seattle locals exploit kidnapping to promote anti-Israel agenda. Times of communal Jewish trauma, like the abduction of three teens from the Mekor Haim Yeshiva last week, brings out the very best of… Continue reading

Silverstein condemns Israeli intolerance using poll that shows opposite

In light of his propensity towards slinging racist epithets at minorities who dare disagree with him, it seems odd that Seattle’s own Richard Silverstein would try to position himself as a champion of… Continue reading

Kerry blames Israel and a new cartoon

As expected the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have gone nowhere.  Also as predicted, Secretary Kerry has saddled the blame for the impasse on Israel. Perhaps the most ludicrous act in… Continue reading

Palestinian plans to drill for oil means a new cartoon

ABC News reports today  that “Mohammed Mustafa, the Palestinians’ deputy prime minister for economic affairs, said the Palestinians were seeking proposals from international firms to explore and develop oil in the northern West… Continue reading

Falling for you in Palestine

Back in 2007 during the Hamas/Fatah civil war in Gaza there were several reports of horrific brutality inflicted by Hamas terrorists against rival Fatah terrorists. It was at that time that we became… Continue reading

Cartoon; Split Jerusalem? That’s crazy talk!

The peace talk watchers all aflutter over Kerry’s proposal to break off a piece of the Jewish capital and give it to our sworn enemies in return for a piece of paper. Which… Continue reading

Electric dreams in Gaza and a new cartoon

From i24 News:  Egypt’s closure of most of the estimated 1,200 tunnels run by the Islamist Hamas has virtually stopped Egyptian fuel coming into Gaza, forcing Hamas to purchase fuel from Israel via… Continue reading

Palestinian-Jewish Encounters of the Rigged Kind

Jewish-Palestinian dialogue organizations offer feel good encounters that do not serve the cause of peace. On 2 August 1990 Iraq launched a full scale invasion of Kuwait. Conservative estimates place the number of… Continue reading

When checkpoints don’t matter

The rarely reliable Ma’an news agency, the voice of the Palestinian Authority (Fatah branch) is reporting today that… “Hamas security forces prevented a Fatah official from leaving the Gaza Strip to attend a… Continue reading

More recycled news from Ma’an Palestinian News Agency

What do you do on a slow news day? Well if you are the Palestinian Ma’an News agency you just make up some news or if you are really lazy you just recycle some… Continue reading

Arab youth infiltrates Western Wall, declares Muslim sovereignty over Jewish holy site

SHOCK PHOTO: ARAB POSES AT JEWISH HOLY SITE TO ASSERT MUSLIM SOVEREIGNTY.  PA DOCUMENTARY PLEDGES HOMES TO BE BUILT ON WESTERN WALL PLAZA  Dozens of news agencies this past week featured breathless headlines on a fairly… Continue reading

The 22 Elephants in the Negotiating Room

The Mike Report is generally the eternal optimist, but in regards to the current negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority I feel the need to coin a phrase from the Star Wars… Continue reading

What Bibi should have said is the Cartoon of the Day

The Pro-Israel blogosphere (Jewish and non-Jewish alike) are on fire about Israel’s intention to free over 100 terrorists with Jewish blood on their hands in exchange for the privilege of speaking directly with the… Continue reading

Palestinians have not abandoned armed struggle

Well this is reassuring. And they keep telling us that Israel is the obstacle to peace. The Palestinians have not abandoned the option of armed struggle against Israel, a top Fatah official in… Continue reading

Cartoon of the day – Obama lifts freeze on $ for Palestinian Authority

The Times of Israel is reporting that in defiance of the US Congress, President Barack Obama has lifted a ban on financial aid to the Palestinian Authority. Congress froze a $192 million aid package… Continue reading