Why Israel Must Keep its Options Open

There has been tremendous mistrust between the Biden administration and the Israeli government on account of Israel’s strategic intentions vis-a-vis China and America’s strategic intentions vis-a-vis Iran. Israel now understands that there will be no nuclear deal with Iran because Tehran has no interest in such an agreement. The US and Israel are jointly trainingContinue reading “Why Israel Must Keep its Options Open”

Why did Saddam Hussein not Turn Over his WMD to the UN?

Saddam Hussein is known to have had weapons of mass destruction and he used chemical weapons against his own Kurdish citizens and against the Iranian military. The pacifist myth according to which Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction was an American propaganda fabrication therefore does not hold water. There was a United Nations inspections regimeContinue reading “Why did Saddam Hussein not Turn Over his WMD to the UN?”

Why the Palestinian Nakba Happened

In 1947 the Palestinian movement started an unprovoked war against the Yishuv, the Jewish population in the land of Israel. The explicit goal was to displace the Jewish population and prevent further Jewish refugees from arriving. It is entirely unclear to where the displaced Jewish population would be deported and the likely outcome had theContinue reading “Why the Palestinian Nakba Happened”