Why Israeli Rule in the 'West Bank' Is Legal under International Law

- Posted in Judea and Samaria
Summary ... In international law, a people has the right to self-determination, but that does not mean an independent state. An interview with Professor Eugene Kontorovich by Sarah Haetzni-Cohen (A version of this interview first appeared in Hebrew in Makor Rishon on March 23, 2018.) [The use here   read more ...

Red Cross Unapologetic Over Offer of Jerusalem Sanctuary to Hamas Terror Fugitives

- Posted in Arab / Islamic Terror
Summary ... As the official "guardian" of the articles of the Fourth Geneva Convention, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) consistently interprets them against Israel, no matter who is on the other side. In this case, by reclassifying terrorists as politicians, the ICRC knowingly   read more ...

How Strong Is the Arab Claim to Palestine?

- Posted in Palestine
Summary ... There is a myth hanging over all discussion of the Palestinian problem: the myth that this was Arab land taken from its native inhabitants by invading Jews. As a strictly legal matter, the Jews didn't take Palestine [sic] from the Arabs; they took it from the British, who exercised   read more ...