Israelis and major Jewish organizations are united in their opposition to what is rumored to be President Barack Obama’s ‘December surprise’ to undercut Israel and bolster the campaign for a Palestinian state.
A survey conducted last week by An-Najah University in Nablus found that 60 percent of Palestinians oppose a future Palestinian state based on the 1949 armistice lines, which are often erroneously referred to as the 1967 borders.
Palestinian leaders are refusing to meet with Israeli leaders in Cairo unless Israel meets their demands which include a freeze on construction in Judea and Samaria, set a timetable for negotiations, and agree to negotiations based on the 1949 armistice lines.
In a speech to the extreme left-wing organization J Street, Vice President Joe Biden said he was frustrated with Israel and appeared to blame Netanyahu for the current impasse in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Protest to Biden and demand he retract his inflammatory remarks!
In a series of posts on Twitter, Dubai’s security chief, Lt. Gen. Dahi Khalfan Tamim suggested that any future Palestinian state would become yet another failed Arab state, and that the Palestinians should form a bi-national state with Israeli Jews instead.
As the Palestinians refuse to negotiate with Israel and despite eight years of a failed foreign policy in the Middle East, Obama plans to jump-start Israeli-Palestinian talks by forcing Israel to accept Palestinian demands, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Alongside the slums of the old refugee camps, which the Palestinian government has done little to rehabilitate, a parallel wealthy Palestinian society is emerging. In communities throughout the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, a surprising degree of luxury exists alongside the poverty. This study includes “A Photo Album of Palestinian Luxury in the West… Read more »