John Kerry

Strategic Folly in the Framework Agreement with Iran

The U.S. is capable of bringing Iran’s nuclear program to a halt – it simply is choosing not to do so.

There is No Better Deal with Iran

| April 8, 2015

The steps suggested by Israel and other critics to improve the efficacy of the nuclear deal with Iran will have little effect. The deal is basically dangerous in nature, and needs to be rejected outright.

Where are You Going, President Obama?

| August 6, 2014

The Obama administration seems not to understand the current power configuration in the Middle-East and the dangers of the growing Islamist movement.

The Kerry-Qatar Ceasefire Document: What it Says About American Strategy in the Middle East

| August 3, 2014

Last week’s failed ceasefire proposal by John Kerry highlights the clash between the Obama administration’s approach to the Middle East, and the strategy preferred by Israel and other American allies in the region.

No Economic Aid to Hamas-Ruled Gaza

| July 29, 2014

The developing international consensus to offer Gaza economic aid in exchange for a ceasefire is a moral and strategic mistake.

Jerusalem is not up for grabs

| April 10, 2014

Palestinian demands to divide Jerusalem are unreasonable and it is time for U.S. and the international community to recognise this

The Boycott Mirage

| February 9, 2014

A collapse in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks will not lead to an international boycott of Israel. Jerusalem’s robust trade relations with many countries will not freeze over an impasse in negotiations.

The Jordan Valley: Israel’s Security Belt

| January 6, 2014

Israel must resist pressure and retain the Jordan Valley, its only available defensible border to the east, in a future peace deal. Israel must also build in Area E-1, which would link the valley to an undivided Jerusalem.

The Palestinian Red Line

| December 16, 2013

Mahmoud Abbas views recognition of Israel as the Jewish state as a red line. It is high time the Palestinians recognize the Jewish people’s right to their ancient homeland.

The Geneva Interim Accord: A Bad Deal

| December 2, 2013

The interim accord reached in Geneva regarding Iran’s nuclear program is a bad deal that enshrines Iran’s status as a nuclear threshold state and paves Tehran’s path towards a nuclear bomb.