Hamas’s Leader Makes Clear That No Amount of Money Can Buy Peace

Aug. 11 2020

While Theodor Herzl thought that by bringing Western technology and economic development to an impoverished corner of the Ottoman empire, a Jewish state could easily win over the Palestinian Arab population, his admirer Vladimir Jabotinsky was much more skeptical. Jabotinsky, writing nearly a century ago, understood that many Arabs would be unwilling to sacrifice what they saw as their own national pride for promises of prosperity. In a recent interview with a Qatari television program, Ismail Haniyeh, the head of the Hamas politburo, made this point brutally clear, as the translators of the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) explain:

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More about: Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Palestinian Authority, Vladimir Jabotinsky

Netanyahu Details Hizballah’s War Crimes

At the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, the Israeli prime minister drew attention to Hizballah’s use of human shields, pointing out three locations where the Iran-backed terrorist group has constructed factories for the production of precision-guided missiles: two beneath multistory apartment buildings and one in an urban residential neighborhood in close proximity to gas installations. Such behavior not only exhibits reckless disregard for human life, but also violates international law. It is also a useful tactic, as Orde Kittrie explains:

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More about: Benjamin Netanyahu, Hizballah, Lebanon