Tag: "United States"
This story may be from last week, but I’ll post it anyway because: 1. It shows while US Muslims claim they are being victimized and are the victims of hate crimes, members of their community are victimizing and perpetrating hate crimes against others. 2. It is a great metaphor for what is happening in the [...]
There is much talk about Democratic candidate Barak Obama, and here in Israel, the focus is naturally on “Will he be good for Israel?” I have certainly not dealt with this issue on this blog (mainly due to time constraints), and don’t feel the urgent need to for now, especially with some excellent analysis elsewhere [...]
Ha’aretz journalist Amir Oren has challenged likely Republican nominee for US President , Senator John McCain, to a lie detector test over the latter’s denial that he said Israel should return to 1967 armistice lines. This week, Senator John McCain took heat because of an interview that he granted two years ago to Amir Oren, [...]
Reuters reports: The United States has agreed in principle to provide Israel with better “smart bombs” than those it plans to sell Saudi Arabia under a regional defense package, senior Israeli security sources said on Sunday.Keen to bolster Middle East allies against an ascendant Iran, the Bush administration last year proposed supplying Gulf Arab states [...]
But Rice on Monday clarified that the US believes that portions of east Jerusalem are considered to be “settlements” and that Israel must stop building there as part of its commitment to implement the first phase of the road map. The land that Har Homa is on was legally purchased by Jews from Sheikh Shehade [...]
Nadia Abu El-Haj, who teaches anthropology at Barnard College, has received tenure from that institution. Much has already been written about her book criticizing any archaeology that indicates a presence of an Jewish kingdom in what is now Israel, even though she has no archaeology experience herself. Her pre-conceived notion that there were never ancient [...]