The real Hamas

The real Hamas

By Bassam Tawil / Gatestone Institute What does Hamas mean when it says that it “accepts” an independent Palestinian state in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem without recognizing Israel’s right to exist? Is this a sign of moderation and pragmatism on the part of the extremist Islamic terror movement? Or is it just […]

What to expect from an independent Palestinian state

What to expect from an independent Palestinian state

By Fred Maroun / Gatestone Institute France, with the support of the United States, is leading a new attempt at peace between Israel and the Palestinians, with the implied goal that an independent Palestinian state would be created — but what should we expect from such a state? Although past behavior is not a perfect […]

Why the BDS movement is destroying a future Palestinian State

Why the BDS movement is destroying a future Palestinian State

By Fred Maroun / Gatestone Institute From the moment Israel declared its independence, one of the main Arab tactics has been to exploit the Jews’ Achilles heel – their highly developed culture, which respects and values life, and their support for human rights. Of Arab origin, I have long known about the Arab stereotype of […]