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Dore Gold (Hebrew: דורי גולד‎, born 1953) is an Israeli statesman who has served in various diplomatic positions under several Israeli governments. He is the current President of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He also served as an advisor to former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his first term in office.


May 8, 2015 10:47 am

The Failure to Deter Genocide

Last month much of the international media became engaged in the question of how the world had handled in recent decades the most heinous crime...

April 9, 2015 10:56 am

Can Congress Get a Better Deal With Iran?

Is there any precedent for the US government dropping a controversial nuclear agreement so that it can obtain a better deal? Is such a goal...

March 27, 2015 10:07 am

Iran Takes Over Iraq

General David Petraeus is the best known top American officer from the Iraq War. There are only a few in the US who know more...

March 13, 2015 11:22 am

Resist the Pressure

There are increasing indications that Western powers will seek to renew Israeli-Palestinian negotiations right after the Israeli elections. A Haaretz diplomatic correspondent reported on March...

February 27, 2015 4:56 pm

The World Moves Toward a Bad Deal

Just last week, the International Atomic Energy Agency, which monitors Iran's declared nuclear facilities, issued its latest report. As in previous reports, Iran's stock of...

February 13, 2015 10:44 am

Can the West Rely on Iran?

Since the middle of last year, the US outreach to Iran on the nuclear issue has been accompanied by an assumption in parts of the...

January 16, 2015 3:38 pm

Isolated Incidents or Global War?

In response to the first attack in Paris on the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a member of a jihadi forum, affiliated...

December 24, 2013 1:18 am

Can Israel and Saudi Arabia Finally Unite?

In the aftermath of the Geneva agreement over Iran's nuclear program, a large number of articles have appeared in the international press speculating whether as...

December 11, 2013 12:16 pm

Have the West and Iran Really Reached Rapprochement?

When describing the significance of the Geneva understandings between Iran and the P5+1 (the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany), the Arab world is...

November 25, 2013 12:06 pm

Media Bias and Iran’s ‘Right’ to Enrich Uranium

Last weekend, the International Atomic Energy Agency published one of its regular reports on the status of the Iranian nuclear program. This report was particularly...

October 27, 2013 2:43 pm

Nearly 100 Years Later, Still Bickering Over Balfour

Last year, on the 95th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the former Palestinian minister, Nabil Shaath, wrote an article in the Daily Telegraph attacking Britain...

October 14, 2013 9:21 am

Iran’s First Charm Offensive

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani's recent U.N. visit was not the first time a top Iranian official succeeded in hoodwinking the West and especially its leading...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...