Weakened Hezbollah Shifts Blame Towards Israel

Banning Hezbollah in its entirety debated in UK Parliament

February 1, 2018 | Sharyn Mittelman

On January 25, members of the UK Parliament supported a non-binding resolution in the House of Commons to proscribe all of Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation under UK terrorism legislation. Currently, in the UK only the military wing is defined as a terrorist organisation.

An Amazing statement from the Saudi-affiliated World Muslim League

An Amazing statement from the Saudi-affiliated World Muslim League

January 31, 2018 | Gareth Narunsky

For years, Saudi Arabia has been known as the leading exporter of radical Islam in the world, with its brand of extremist Wahhabism inspiring some of the most notorious hate preachers and terrorist groups around the globe.

Netanyahu in India

Netanyahu in India

January 17, 2018 | Sharyn Mittelman

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made a historic visit to India to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations between the two nations.  During this visit, India and Israel have signed nine agreements including Memorandums of Understanding in the fields of gas, oil, renewable energy and cyber security. In addition, agreements were signed for a joint industrial research and development deal and an update to an aviation agreement, as were agreements in health and space exploration.

Settlement activity plunges

Settlement activity plunges, but media clings to misleading Peace Now narrative

January 16, 2018 | Ahron Shapiro

Israeli housing starts in West Bank settlements are at their lowest point since 2011, but news stories keep focusing on planning sessions for projects that may never get built.

AIJAC guest Dr Matthew Levitt in the media

AIJAC guest Dr Matthew Levitt in the media

December 18, 2017

Dr Matthew Levitt, the Director of The Washington Institute’s Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, recently completed a successful visit to Australia and New Zealand as a guest of AIJAC.

In addition to briefing politicians, think tanks and law enforcement officials, Dr Levitt’s busy schedule also included several media appearances, which can be streamed below.

At OIC summit

At OIC summit, Abbas crosses a line into apparent antisemitism and rejectionism

December 15, 2017 | Ahron Shapiro

In the aftermath of the US announcement on December 6 recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the intent to move their Israeli embassy there, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has opened up a diplomatic attack on Israel, spearheaded by many Muslim states. His remarks have even veered in Islamist antisemitic tropes and historical revisionism.

Australia's 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper

Australia’s 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper

December 4, 2017 | Sharyn Mittelman

The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper seeks to navigate Australia’s great uncertainties and challenges in international relations – from China’s rise to the perceived US retreat, regional interests, forces of protectionism and nationalism overseas, and the weakening of the international rules based order. Regarding areas of particular interest to AIJAC, the White Paper discusses issues including Australia’s support for Israel and the two state outcome, multiculturalism, the Iran nuclear deal known as the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), the threat of Islamist terrorism and Australia’s role at the United Nations.

How to Understand John Lyons’ “memoir” Balcony Over Jerusalem

How to Understand John Lyons’ “memoir” Balcony Over Jerusalem

November 17, 2017 | Ahron Shapiro

The recently published book by John Lyons, Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir (co-written with Lyons’ wife, Sylvie Le Clezio) is being billed as a “memoir” of Lyons’ six years as Middle East correspondent for the Australian newspaper, from 2009 until January 2015…

However, on anything to do with Israel and the Palestinians, it becomes very unlike a memoir. Lyons’ book goes far beyond simple reporting and reminiscences and instead sets out to make arguments and judgments that nearly uniformly are devoted to criticising Israel, its Jewish citizenry and the country’s national character.

Follow the money: Counter-terrorism and terror financing

Follow the money: Counter-terrorism and terror financing

November 9, 2017 | Shmuel Levin

A new book co-authored by Nitsana Darshan-Leitner and Samuel M. Katz reveals that Israeli security services have made attacking terror finance a major part of their counterterrorism efforts for more than 15 years under the codename “Operation Harpoon”…

The terror tunnels are back

The terror tunnels are back

November 1, 2017 | Shmuel Levin

The Israel Defence Forces have discovered several new terror tunnels emanating from Gaza and crossing into Israel.

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