For the first time in its history, Israel is seeking to equate millions of Palestinians in refugee camps across the Middle East with millions of Israeli citizens descended from Jews who, before Israel’s establishment in 1948, lived in Arab countries…
Stuart Littlewood singles out Palestinian “President” Mahmoud Abbas’s recent visit to Britain as another example of his administration’s public relations incompetence and argues: “If Palestinians are to retain worldwide sympathy and support, build additional strength and galvanize the whole movement into action against the corrupt political class, they will have to find leaders of a much higher calibre – and fast.”
By Sami Moubayed
The upcoming Palestinian move in the United Nation General Assembley, with Israel’s defence minister Ehud Barak saying: “We are facing a diplomatic-political tsunami that the majority of the [Israeli] public is unaware of and that will peak in September. It is a very dangerous situation.
Dr. Lawrence Davidson
The U.S. State Department once more taking the “let’s blame the victim” stance necessited by the fact that the real culprits are the Israelis. As a consequence our government now threatens fines and imprisonment to those who dare defy Israel’s illegal blockade in order to bring humanitarian aid to 1.5 million people who have been systematically reduced to despair.
Mubarak’s thundering fall from grace was due to a variety of reason: Mubarak’s disregard for what the Egyptian street wanted. During the war on Gaza in 2008, for example, the Egyptians were furious with Israel and begging the government to open the Rafah Crossing to ease the suffering of the Palestinians. Mubarak did not care what his people were saying; as far as he was concerned.