Ed: 48: February/2023

Mahmoud Abbas’ rule has led not only to oppression and corruption for Palestinians, but also prevented progress toward peace, Eid argues (Image: Shutterstock)

19th year of a four-year term

January 30, 2023 | Bassem Eid

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Europa Europa: Europe’s “Tyranny of Distance” on Iran

January 30, 2023 | Alex Benjamin

Harry Truman and Chaim Weizmann: Truman’s role was critical to the story of Israel’s birth, but his motivations were complex (Image: Truman Library)

Biblio File: Master class

January 30, 2023 | Paul Monk

Hassen Chalghoumi at a commemoration of the “Charlie Hebdo” terrorist attacks (Image: Shutterstock)

Interview: Encountering the ‘Imam of Peace’

January 30, 2023 | Jewish News Syndicate

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Media Microscope: Views from the Mount

January 30, 2023 | Allon Lee

Preparing to confront Iran and keeping the IDF out of politics will be key tasks for new IDF Chief of Staff Gen. Herzl Halevi (centre), shown here being sworn in (Image: IGPO/Flickr)

The Mission of Gen. Herzl Halevi

January 30, 2023 | Foundation for Defense of Democracies

A statement made by Israel’s Justice Minister Yariv Levin declaring his intention to reform and limit the power of the Israeli Supreme Court led thousands of people to demonstrate against the new Netanyahu Government in Tel Aviv on January 21, 2023. (Image: AAP/ Abir Sultan)

Yes to reform, but not this one 

January 29, 2023 | Yedidia Stern

Israeli Justice Minister Yariv Levin announces the proposed legal changes (Screenshot)

The Case for the Judicial Reforms

January 29, 2023 | David Weinberg

Megawati: Yet to anoint her party's presidential candidate

Asia Watch: Waiting games

January 29, 2023 | Michael Shannon

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Noted and Quoted – February 2023

January 29, 2023 | AIJAC staff

US-born, Adelaide-based writer, editor and conspiracy theorist Mary W. Maxwell (Image: Twitter)

Something very amiss at Maxwell House

January 29, 2023 | Ran Porat

National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir and Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich: Both represent parties that ultimately seek to annex the whole West Bank (Image: Amir Cohen/ Alamy Live News)

Netanyahu’s Coalition and the Palestinian issue

January 29, 2023 | David Makovsky