Overzealous criminal investigations of political figures, in Israel or America, pose a grave danger to democracy.
Alan M. Dershowitz
Alan M. Dershowitz, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard, is a practicing criminal and constitutional lawyer and the author, most recently, of The Trials of Zion. His autobiography, “Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law”, was published in October 2013.
There is no compelling evidence to suggest Bannon is anti-Semitic. But because bigotry against any group should be disqualifying for high office, I cannot support his appointment.
The international community is disincentivizing the Palestinians from negotiating a two-state solution
Feminists, Islamists and university administrators have all taken extreme measures to protect their 'right' not to be offended. Unfortunately, censorship for this cause is widely accepted in modern democracies.
The contrast between the Israeli and Palestinian leaders’ speeches at the UN couldn’t be clearer: Netanyahu suggested a new pathway to peace, whereas Abbas spewed hateful and unhelpful rhetorical poison.
Qatar and Turkey are among the worst villains in the Gaza tragedy and should be treated as pariahs unless and until they stop becoming state sponsors, supporters and facilitators of terrorism.
Israel is fighting for the entire civilized world against those who would shoot down civilian airliners, whereas Hamas’ rocket fire is condemning more Palestinians to death.
Hamas deliberately places its tunnel entrances in hospitals, schools and mosques: Israel has no choice but to use ground forces to shut them down.
To Gaza’s innocent civilians: Demand a ‘Gaza Spring’ and rid yourself of Hamas’ violent theocrats and kleptocrats, who love Palestinian children less than they hate Israel.
If it’s too late and costly to reoccupy Gaza, even after a ceasefire Israel must impose a forceful siege to prevent the importation of rockets, like those being fired now on Israel’s civilians.