The Collapse of Palestinian Grand Strategy

By Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, Vice President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. The Palestinian quest for an internationally imposed “solution,” which would not require them to…

Palestinians endorse Russian vaccine

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has approved Russia’s coronavirus vaccine for use. Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh informed his cabinet during a session in Ramallah that, "The Health ministry signed an…

PLO’s Ashrawi resigns amid reform call

One of the most well-known members of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Hanan Ashrawi, has resigned her post as a member of the organization’s most senior body, effective as of…

Palestinians demand UK recognition of statehood

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh has demanded that the United Kingdom immediately validate his people’s quest for statehood. "We call on Britain to recognize the independent Palestinian state with East…

Stabilizing forces growing stronger

The peace deals between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain mark the completion of an existing process by which the region’s stabilizing forces are banding together against the Iranian threat. By Colonel…

Turkey threatens its opponents

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ratcheted up his rhetoric toward Greece and its allies, amid growing tensions over energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean. “On every occasion, we say that…

Kosovo normalizes ties with Israel

U.S. President Donald Trump is seemingly unimpressed by regional opposition from Iran, Turkey, the Palestinian Authority, Hamas and other Palestinian factions to prevent peace between Israel and Arab and Muslim…

Israel strives to lower COVID-19 morbidity surge

Israel set a new world record in the daily coronavirus infection rate per capita yesterday when 3,140 people tested positive within just 24 hours. A total of 125,755 Israelis have…

Israel braces for renewed Palestinian terror

The Coordinator for Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), Maj.-Gen. Kamil Abu-Rukun,​ is warning there may be a "shattering of security coordination and a wave of violence and terrorist attacks"…

PA nullifies all agreements with Israel & US

Late last night Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced that the Palestinians are no longer bound by previously signed agreements with either Israel or the United States. Addressing an emergency…