A CNN interview to be aired on Sunday will have Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declaring to CNN host Fareed Zakaria that Iran “will not accept any limitations” on its “nuclear technology” in the context of a comprehensive agreement between Tehran and the West, and that the Iranians will “not under any circumstances” agree to destroy any uranium enrichment centrifuges.
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By Michael Oren for Foreign Policy . At 64, Israel is older than more than half of the democracies in the world. The Jewish state, moreover, belongs to a tiny group of countries — the United States, Britain, and Canada among them — never to have suffered intervals of non-democratic governance.
Shimon Schocken is the IDB Professor of Information Technologies and founding dean of the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Israel. I want to thank my friend and contributor to israelseen, Shelly Schreter for making me aware of this TED X lecture. רכיבות התקווה של שמעון שוקן
1. What David Cameron and Nick Clegg never speak about, and why their silence hinders a two-state solution……This week, a so-called “split” emerged between British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
By Dr. Syed Kamran Mirza. the author of Roots of Islamic Terrorism and co-author of Beyond Jihad and Leaving Islam-Apostates Speak Out. Another perspective in understanding the Muslim intent in the life and death struggle to survive in a hostile region.
Rome, July 1st, 2011 – Political leaders from the Italian Senate, together with representatives from civil society and faith communities, gathered in the Italian Senate Building on Thursday to express their support for Israel as current threats develop. These include a new Gaza flotilla, a unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state in September and other forms of delegitimization of the Jewish State.
By Ehud Rosen The second flotilla is coordinated by Muhammad Sawalha, a senior UK-based Muslim Brotherhood figure connected to Hamas. Many of the participating organizations can be directly linked with the Union of Good (UoG), a coalition of European charities affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, which in 2008 was designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S. Treasury for transferring funds to Hamas.
By Prof. Paul Eidelberg. Why hasn’t any Israeli government revealed America’s economic as well as strategic and technological dependence on Israel? Leaving this question for a future article, the following is extracted from my book An American Political Scientist in Israel (Lexington Books, 2010).
In 1945 there were up to one million Jews living in the Middle East and North Africa outside the Palestine Mandate – many living in … all » communities dating back more than three millennia. Today, there are only several thousand remaining.
by Alex Margolin. When Judge Richard Goldstone published his famous op-ed reconsidering the Goldstone Report, he – perhaps unintentionally – revealed one of the predominant biases of the Goldstone Committee that produced the report. The committee, it appears, was operating under a deep-set assumption of moral equivalence between Israel and Hamas.
PM Netanyahu was the 3rd world leader to appear on YouTube’s World View project. Of course being the PM of Israel his appearance drew questions from all over the world. In the interview he offers Israel’s take on the recent unrest across the Middle East, Israel’s relations with the US and more.
Nissan 7, 5771, 11 April 11 11:18. by Fern Sidman, INN NY Correspondent Israel National News Russian born oligarch and Israeli billionaire Dr. Alexander Mashkevich has announced his intention to create a pro-Israel international news network, similar to Al Jazeera and the BBC. Speaking at the United Israel Appeal’s annual conference of Jewish leaders in Washington last week, Dr. Mashkevich, who is president of the organization, said of the network, “It won’t be a propaganda channel, but will simply tell the truth. The most important thing is to represent Israel on an international level, with real information.”
US Adm. James Stavridis. DEBKA Reports that Senior Libyan rebel “officers” sold Hizballah and Hamas thousands of chemical shells from the stocks of mustard and nerve gas that fell into rebel hands when they overran Muammar Qaddafi’s military facilities in and around Benghazi, debkafile’s exclusive military and intelligence sources report. Continue Reading »