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King Hassan II and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in Rabat, 1993.

A 1993 meeting with Moroccan King Hassan II worth remembering

From 1992 to 1994, I served as political adviser to the late Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin. In that capacity, I was sent to brief the King of Morocco, Hassan II,...

Thomas Friedman lectures about lying

Thomas Friedman, The New York Times columnist who built his career on a lie about his pro-Palestinian past, has just authored a column bemoaning the legitimization of lying in American culture. Then, just a few hours...
From left: Senior Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouk, senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmed, head of the Hamas government Ismail Haniyeh and deputy speaker of the Gaza-based Palestinian Parliament Ahmed Bahar attend a meting in Gaza City on April 22, 2014. Credit: Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.

Fatah admits it supported Hamas during the Arafat era

In a recent video posted by Fatah on its official Facebook page, the party of Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas admitted that it supported Hamas “with money, weapons and political cover” during the era...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas lays a wreath on the grave of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in Ramallah, Nov. 11, 2012. Credit: Issam Rimawi/Flash90.

The Palestinian Authority donor machine

When it comes to humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority, transparency and accountability are non-existent. Critics of P.A. practices are met with arrest by Palestinian security. The result is a rich Palestinian elite and largely...
PLO leader leader Yasser Arafat. Credit: World Economic Forum.

Jerusalem District Court issues lien on property belonging to Yasser Arafat

The Jerusalem District Court issued on Tuesday a tentative lien for a plot of land in Jerusalem belonging to the property of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. The court gave the order at the behest of...
PLO leader leader Yasser Arafat. Credit: World Economic Forum.

AP covers up Yasser Arafat’s gun at the United Nations

In an article last week about dramatic moments at the United Nations (“Laughter at Trump among a long line of shocking U.N. moments“), the Associated Press covers up the most dramatic element of Yasser...