Claims that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent statement that Israeli settlements are not, per se, inconsistent with international law has killed the two-state solution, as Crispin Hull argued on these pages last month, misrepresent both history and current day realities.
AIJAC's Ahron Shapiro discussed the latest twists and turns in Israel's attempt to form a government. After two elections and months of negotiations, the...
What more can be done to counter antisemitism at schools? That question reverberated around Australia this past month as many were shocked to hear of appalling antisemitic bullying.
The chilling words by veteran Hamas official Fathi Hammad at a rally in Gaza last July urging Palestinians to kill Jews, not Israelis, is easily found on YouTube. I don’t know if these words appear in the Palestinian Film Festival that Greg Barns encouraged readers to attend in his recent piece blaming Israel for poverty in Gaza.
The left-wing Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence (BtS), the subject of a story by journalist Terry Plane in these pages last month, is by its own admission, a political organisation that seeks to “change” the “policy of government”.
The reverberations from media reports that two Melbourne students were subjected to humiliating anti-Semitic abuse have been felt in Jewish communities around the world. How could this happen in an enlightened society, ask well-meaning people.
This is not the Iraq War, and dislike of Trump would be a foolish reason not to protect Australia’s interests in maritime security and the free movement of energy in the region.
The attack, which knocked out more than half of the Saudi oil output, may force the U.S. to tap into its own oil reserves to keep the markets well supplied.
It’s no secret that the US and Australia retain close ties, share similar security interests and political values, and have even paid the ultimate price for them in places like the Middle East. It is in the Middle East however, that one of the greatest challenges to realising that shared vision is found: Iran.
Iran expert and senior fellow at the Foundation for Defence of Democracies Behnam ben Taleblu spoke to Brian Carlton on Tasmania Talks radio about the significant threat posed by Iran to its people, to its region and to the world.