Category: Current Commentry

Why the Middle East is in Turmoil

February 9th, 2012
Naturally we want every human being across the world to have the freedom, economic wellbeing and rule of law we are having, but our desire for quick solutions drives us to the wrong conclusions, over and over again. We feel more comfortable matching our… more »

American naïveté

January 5th, 2012
1. President Truman’s trusted Stalin… During the crucial Potsdam Conference July 17 1944 with Churchill and Stalin president Truman said to his assistants: “I can deal with Stalin; he is honest but smart as hell.” Comments… more »

Palestinian Victimhood and reality

December 30th, 2011
Again and again Israelis and my friends complain how come no one listen to reason about the Israeli/Palestinian reality. After all, the Israelis are going beyond any nation in history to reduce the suffering of its enemies. Enemies that are dedicated… more »

The Iranian situation

December 16th, 2011
A few friends urged me to comment about the Iranian situation, here is a summary: Some six years ago I have wrote my first assessment of the Iran nuclear danger. I pointed up then that the Iranians would not back up and are determined to get the nucle… more »


November 21st, 2011
To understand the Israelis you must attempt to grasp their unique experiences. No other nation has been treated so shabbily by the global community as Israel. Every promise, almost every attempt for peace the Israelis have made in their century on the l… more »