Category Archives: Mid East Policy

King Abdullah II Not Amused by Jordan is Palestine Conference

The Jerusalem Hearald King Abdullah II of Jordan, the Muslim Brotherhood, and Hamas are opposed to a conference focusing on addressing a wide range of issues, from how to foster or implement peace to how Jordan can be recognized as … Continue reading

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Netanyahu to Congressmen: Kurds should have a state

Jpost Middle East By Herb Keinon / August 13, 2017 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a delegation of 33 Republican congressmen on Thursday that he is in favor of an independent Kurdish state in parts of Iraq, The Jerusalem Post … Continue reading

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UN Syria investigator: Enough evidence to convict Assad of war crimes

Jpost Middle East By REUTERS / August 13, 2017 The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria has gathered enough evidence for President Bashar al-Assad to be convicted of war crimes, a prominent member of the commission, Carla del Ponte, said … Continue reading

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As I See It: An open letter to Jared Kushner

Jpost Opinion By Melanie Phillips / August 3, 2017 Dear Jared Kushner, I have been reading the remarks you made to a group of congressional interns about the difficulties of finding a solution to the Middle East conflict. Among other … Continue reading

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No Turkish delight: Israel’s obligation to support Kurdish statehood

Jpost Opinion Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joined with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas last week, echoing his incitement for Muslims worldwide to “defend al-Aksa.” Just repeating this calumny was not enough for the Turkish dictator, who added fuel to … Continue reading

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US bill on Israel boycotts sets up free speech battle

Jpost – BDS Threat By Michael Wilner / July 30, 2017 WASHINGTON — Earlier this month, one of America’s largest civil liberties organizations announced opposition to a congressional bill that would target international efforts to boycott, divest and sanction Israel, … Continue reading

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Muslim worshipers still refusing to enter Temple Mount

Jpost Israeli News By Jeremy Sharon / July 25, 2017 Despite the removal of metal detectors from the entrances to the Temple Mount, Muslim worshipers are still refusing to enter the compound due to the presence of the newly installed … Continue reading

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