Opinion

Jerusalem Post's talented team of journalists provides insight into their work presented in the opinion section. This section highlights the beliefs and values that experienced writers who are witnessing the Middle East turmoil unfold. Their first hand encounters with world leaders have shaped their opinions and world views to be shared on this page.

Why is Israel unable to defeat Hamas?

The organization populates the tunnels, maneuvers in them, maintains a chain of command, mobilizes armed forces, and holds hostages underground.

By NIMROD KOREN
23/06/2024

When diplomacy fails: It's time for Israel to bomb and invade Lebanon

Israel has been fighting with its hands behind its back throughout this war. Reliant on the US for munitions, the Jewish state has accepted one improper demand after another from Washington.

Those silent after Oct. 7 don’t hate Israel, they just don't care

You may think it reprehensible to remain silent following October 7. However, I do not believe it is reasonable to expect people not connected to Israel to involve themselves in the conflict.

Iran's terror destabilizes Middle East, US national security

At the heart of Iran’s regional strategy lies its sophisticated proxy network, ranging from Hezbollah in Lebanon to various militant groups across the Middle East, and reaching as far as Pakistan.

By ERFAN FARD
23/06/2024

My 20-minute conversation with a man who flew a swastika flag

I’ve heard antisemitism and all the usual slanderous accusations of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians before Ahmed repeated them one by one as if reading off a list of Palestinian talking points.

Arye Deri and his party threaten Israeli democracy

The Broad Perspective: It is a good thing that this rabbis bill was shot down. I don’t typically give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu much credit, so this is a special occasion.

How narcissism and antisemitism drive Iran's Middle East strategy

"Our collective failure to address the psychological dimensions of Iran’s strategy may inadvertently empower the regime."

  Israeli police work at the area where a rocket landed in Kiryat Shmona, February 13, 2024

Brace for impact: As Hezbollah escalates in North, we must prepare for emergency

Israelis hanker for such leadership today. The emergency mobilization of society and economy described is certainly necessary, and Israelis assuredly will be up to the task.

Bilateral normalization agreement with Saudi Arabia can offer something bigger

The Saudi proposal opens up the path to recognition of Israel by other states in the Middle East and in the Muslim world. 

22/06/2024
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