“I have no preconditions for negotiations. I am ready now to go to Ramallah or any other place in order to meet and hold direct…

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Huffington Post: Iran’s Undimmed Passion for Annihilating Israel, by Toby Greene

During his visit to Tehran this week Philip Hammond suggested that Iranian calls for Israel’s destruction were rhetoric intended for internal consumption, and that the…

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Wall Street Journal: ‘On the Iran Nuclear Deal: Yes, but …,’ by Richard Haass

The agreement to constrain Iran’s nuclear capacity, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which the U.S. Congress will vote on next month, places significant…

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Washington Institute: What Abbas’s PLO Resignation Means, by Ghaith al-Omari

On August 22, Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas resigned from his position as chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) executive committee, along with nine…

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Washington Post: How to put some teeth into the nuclear deal with Iran ,by Dennis Ross and David H. Petraeus

Many members of Congress continue to grapple with the nuclear deal with Iran — and so do we. Like us, the undecideds see its benefits:…

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Haaretz: I Saw Hamas’ Cruel and Selfish Game in Gaza, by Wojciech Cegielski

I spent a month in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge. It was one of the worst and deadliest months I have seen in my life….

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BICOM Poll of Polls

The BICOM Poll of Polls is produced for BICOM by Arieh Kovler based on a selected basket of opinion polls published in Israel each week.