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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...

September 30, 2013 6:57 am

Rouhani’s Charm Offensive is Full of Gaping Holes

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani's efforts to change Western perceptions of Iran are already being called a "charm offensive." Imitating Russian President Vladimir Putin, who...

September 15, 2013 6:15 pm

Why Obama Went to Congress on Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to seek congressional authorization for a military strike against Syria is the latest chapter in an ongoing struggle between the...


TV Host Mario Lopez Visits Western Wall in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Television host and actor Mario Lopez toured Israel this week and stopped by...

George Clooney to Narrate New Shimon Peres Documentary

Actor George Clooney will narrate a new documentary about late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Variety reported on Tuesday. “Never Stop Dreaming:...

Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations...


What Israel’s Gun Policies Can Teach Americans - As American society has become more polarized in recent years, the debate over gun control has reflected this reality,...

Infighting, Diplomatic Struggles Leave Palestinians in Crisis - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is not having much success lately. Tensions within his own Fatah movement and with Hamas in...


Tel Aviv University to Research ‘Digital Living’ With Stanford ...

Tel Aviv University (TAU) announced the launch of a collaborative initiative with the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University...


Tel Aviv Court Judge Accused of Colluding in Bezeq Case Is Officially Suspe... - Tel Aviv Magistrate Court Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz has been suspended by Supreme Court President Esther Hayut on Thursday, pending...

Middle East

Palestinians Demand That US Ambassador to Israel Be Put on International Te... - The Palestinian Authority demanded on Thursday that US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman be added to a “global terror list,”...