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Pro-Israel lobby: helping or hindering policy making? Categories: Anti-Zionism, Australasia, Iraq, Israel, Media/ Academia, Middle East, Op-eds, Palestinians     Author: Ted Lapkin

TONY JONES: Well, to discuss the role of the pro-Israel lobby and its degree of influence and whether it exists here in the same way as the US, we're joined now by Ted Lapkin, director of policy analysis at the Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council. He's in our Melbourne studio. And with me in

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Morally right to kill threats Categories: Israel, Op-eds, Palestinians, Terrorism     Author: Bren Carlill

THE Arab-Israeli conflict rolls on, confusing as ever. Earlier this month Australian newspapers reported an impending reconciliation referendum for the Palestinian population. But after a family was killed last week on a Gaza beach, apparently by a Hamas mine (though Israel was blamed), the terrori

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Brewing calamity Categories: International Security, Iran, Israel, Middle East, Op-eds     Author: Ted Lapkin

"The sole method we shall apply against Israel is total war, which will result in the extermination of Zionist existence." Sound familiar? But these are not the genocidal rantings of crisis-present uttered by Iran's Jew-hater in chief, President Mahmoud Ahmadinajad.

Israeli politics swings to the centre Categories: Israel, Op-eds, Palestinians     Author: Ted Lapkin

A WISE man once counselled me to avoid the business of making predictions -- especially if they had anything to do with the future. And as the dust begins to settle from Israel's parliamentary elections, enough surprises have emerged to validate the wisdom of that advice.

Missed chance to right wrongs Categories: International Security, Middle East, Op-eds     Author: Ted Lapkin

IT was a typical UN decision: a triumph of style over substance that aggravates the problem rather than improves it. Last week, the UN voted to abolish its scandal-scarred Commission on Human Rights. But the Human Rights Council created as an alternative constitutes a cure that is worse than the ori

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