What is the “Two-State Solution” About?


Last week, after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the supplemental spending bill for the Iron Dome program, everyone from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the Biden White House, to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, quickly proclaimed bipartisan support in Washington for the US-Israel alliance is as strong as it ever was. Unfortunately, even before the…

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Israel’s “Blame My Predecessor” Iran Strategy


Last week, Foreign Policy magazine published an interview with Defense Minister Benny Gantz. In it, Gantz said that Israel has dropped its opposition to the Biden administration’s plan to return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. With Gantz’s statement, the full expanse of the Lapid-Gantz-Bennett government’s strategy for contending with Iran’s nuclear program has come into view. And it…

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Modi’s Visit to the U.S. comes at a Critical Juncture


Next week, alongside the United Nations General Assembly opening session, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have his first in-person meeting with President Joe Biden. He is also scheduled to meet with Vice President Kamala Harris. These meetings will arguably be the most important ones that Biden and Harris will have during next week’s marathon of meetings with world leaders gathered in New York. Their greatest…

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Why Oslo Still Rules


In an interview shortly before his death in the summer of 2001, Faisal Husseini, who held the Palestinian Authority’s Jerusalem portfolio, exposed the fraud at the heart of the Oslo process. Speaking with Al Araby newspaper, Husseini said that Yassir Arafat, his deputies and henchmen never saw the “peace process” as a way of achieving peace with Israel. Oslo for…

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September 11: As it Looked from the Middle East


In Episode 20 of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour with my co-host Gadi Taub, we discussed the anniversaries we marked this week – 20 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, 28 years since the launch of the fake Oslo peace process between Israel and the PLO. The latter led to 28 years of terror and war, the former, which…

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Assessing the Twin Disasters of September 2001


We have a tendency to forget that two historical events occurred in early September 2001. No one needs to be reminded of the jihadist attacks on Sept. 11 that killed nearly 3,000 people in a single morning. The other event, that tends to be overlooked, was the UN Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance in Durban, South…

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Afghanistan, the Palestinians and Western Narcissism


In this week’s episode of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour, co-host Gadi Taub and I did a post-mortem on Biden’s catastrophic failure in Afghanistan. Biden’s refusal to acknowledge the failure suggests that he will also refuse to learn the lessons from the failure. This bodes poorly for the U.S. and for Israel. We discussed the Soviet roots of “Palestinian…

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Bennett’s Voters Face Bennett’s Policies


The four farmers of Arugot Farm, located on the eastern side of the Gush Etzion settlement bloc were tense on Monday morning. They had just gotten word that the next day, a hundred soldiers were set to storm their farm and uproot their vineyard. They planted their vineyard six years ago in memory of Ezra Schwartz, a Jewish American youth…

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The Lesson the Administration Will Not Learn


Among the many distressing aspects of President Joe Biden‘s catastrophic mismanagement of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is his refusal to countenance criticism or consider the possibility that there was anything wrong with his decision-making. True, both Biden and his secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said that the lessons of the war must be learned. But even before either man spoke of the lessons…

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Bennett’s goals, Israel’s goals


Three weeks ago, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Defense Minister Benny Gantz convened the ambassadors from all the UN Security Council member nations in Jerusalem and told them that if Iran maintains its current pace of uranium enrichment, it will reach military nuclear break-out capacity in 70 days. If their countdown clock is accurate, Iran is now around seven weeks…

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