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May 26, 2021, 6:59 AM
Israel and Hamas Went Geldingadalir
An explosion is caused when there is extreme pressure exerted, and there is no release valve. The only solution is the vigorous outward release of energy. That's what happened with Geldingadalir, the world's newest volcano that recently erupted in...
Aug 1, 2019, 7:03 AM
The Deceptive Language of Omar Barghouti
In Omar Barghouti’s opinion piece this week in The Nation entitled Why Americans Should Support BDS, he once again misleads Western audiences of his true intentions by intentionally using nuanced language meant to deceive. He presents the BDS movement...
Oct 31, 2018, 11:44 PM
The State of the Jews (Anti-Semitism in America)
Over a century ago, Theodor Herzl sensed impending doom for the Jewish population of Europe after witnessing the Dreyfus Affair in France. In response to this rising tide of anti-Semitism, he published Der Judenstaat, in which argued that the...
Jul 3, 2018, 8:10 AM
Israel, Gaza, and International Law
Did Israel Violate International Law during the Recent Gaza Demonstrations Pro-Palestinian commentators and social media activists have been lambasting Israel over the course of the recent Gaza demonstrations for violating international law with proclamations of war crimes and human rights...
Dec 31, 2016, 1:24 PM
The Truth Behind the UN Vote and Kerry’s Speech
In 2009, when Prime Minster Netanyahu and President Obama first met at the White House, instead of discussing the pressing nuclear capabilities of Iran, Obama spent most of the two-hour session rebuking Netanyahu on settlements. Later that year, Obama...
Dec 27, 2016, 3:12 AM
Obama’s legacy and the UN vote
What people fail to grasp is that this is not about settlements; this is about an international body that has passed 223 resolutions condemning Israel, while only 8 condemning the Syrian regime that massacred its citizens brutally and indiscriminately,...
Nov 17, 2016, 9:46 PM
Der Staat der Juden (The State of the Jews)
Over a century ago, Theodor Herzl sensed impending doom for the Jewish population of Europe based on a number of triggers, one major one being the Dreyfus Affair in France. In response to this rising tide of anti-Semitism, he...
Jun 29, 2016, 11:42 AM
Islamic Fundamentalism: What’s In a Name
There is a lot of debate right now concerning whether or not it is appropriate to label the explosion of terrorism emanating from groups such as ISIS and Al Qaida as “Islamic Fundamentalism” (or another variation of the term...
Mar 27, 2015, 3:10 PM
Obama and Israel
“The Prime Minister rejected full Palestinian statehood, instead saying "we would like this to be an entity which is less than a state." He rejected withdrawing to the 1967 lines, declaring, "the borders of the State of Israel,...
Sep 17, 2014, 8:16 AM
A Coalition of the Unwilling
Israel will once again be America’s only true ally in the region
Ari Ingel is an international attorney, director of a non-profit and foreign policy analyst. Follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/ogaride