Interview with Yoram Ettinger and Alan Baker
Israel Today, March 2013, www.IsraelToday.Co.Il, March 11, 2013
The Middle East is burning. The façade of the Arab Spring has long since fallen away, and it has become apparent that this is simply another round of the type of turmoil that has long defined the region.
“Israel Hayom”, http://bit.ly/RtieJw, December 14, 2012
The assumption that the rising tide of the Islamist forces, on the Arab Street, is led by politically-pragmatic and moderate Islam, is divorced from reality.
http://bit.ly/IQRM60, May 07, 2012
The well-intentioned US mediation between Israel and its Arab neighbors was initiated in order to advance the cause of peace and enhance US leadership and power-projection in the Middle East and beyond. It has failed on both accounts.
"Israel Hayom", http://bit.ly/J4kXmx, April 20, 2012
Welcome to the real Mid-East, the role model of violent unpredictability, where the most predictable factor is unpredictability!
http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=1230, January 20, 2012
At the outset of 2012, irrespective of the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Palestinian issue, the defining geopolitical and religious schism in the Middle East is boiling, exacerbating violent intra-Muslim fragmentation, religious, tribal, ideological and geographical.
http://bit.ly/yr0nLg, January 04, 2012
In the pursuit of peace, alliances and interests, western policy-makers tend to sacrifice perplexing Mid-East realities on the altar of oversimplification and wishful-thinking. However, their attempts to implement unsubstantiated policies tend to inflame rather than extinguish regional fires.
http://bit.ly/u7WPiz , December 30, 2011
The 2012 stormy Arab Street is not heading towards a solution; it is heading towards exacerbated problems of state-sponsored terrorism, uncertainty and shifty regimes, policies and alliances.
"Israel Hayom" Newsletter, November 29, 2011
The New Mid-East school of thought underlines political correctness, but undermines the stability of the Real Mid-East. This has been recently verified by Western support of the "March of Democracy," which has unleashed rampant violence on the Arab Street.
Prof. Haim Harari, The Weizmann Institute
International Policy Forum, November 01, 2011
The phrase “Arab Spring” is a surprisingly appropriate description of current events in the
Arab world. It relates not only to the awakening of anger and to the desire for change by the
Arab masses, but also to the lack of understanding of the circumstances, by most European
and American observers.
http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=696, October 23, 2011
A Middle East double-dip is ushered-in by the lynching of Gadhafi; the violent alteration of alliances and regime in Libya; the inherent tribal, ethnic, ideological and religious fragmentation in that oil rich country; the volatile Arab Street from North Africa to the Persian Gulf;