Palestinians: Silencing and Intimidating Journalists

POSTED BY Bassam Tawil, GATESTONE INSTITUTE Bassam Tawil is a Muslim based in the Middle East. The 5 journalists were arrested shortly after Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas signed the controversial cyber-crime law in June 2017. Critics say the new law is aimed at silencing and intimidating journalists and

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Donald Trump Suffocates Hope for a Palestinian State

POSTED BY DANIEL R. DEPETRIS, STRATEGIC CULTURE FOUNDATION Daniel R. DePetris is a foreign policy analyst, a columnist at Reuters, and a frequent contributor to The American Conservative. His Administration Has Wrecked America’s Relationship With Ramallah And Buried the Mideast Peace Process In 9 Months Flat Sitting in a chair

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Trump Threatens to Cut Off US Aid to Palestinian Authority

POSTED BY ZEKE MILLER AND JILL COLVIN, ASSOCIATED PRESS / MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON — Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten to cut off U.S. aid money to the Palestinian Authority, asking why the U.S. should make “any of these

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