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Dr. Michael Widlanski is the author of Battle for Our Minds: Western Elites and the Terror Threat published by Threshold/Simon and Schuster. He has worked for The New York Times, The Cox Newspapers and The Jerusalem Post, and was strategic advisor for Israel's Ministry of Public Security. He taught politics and communication at Hebrew University for two decades.

ARTICLES BY: Michael Widlanski

October 19, 2014 12:48 pm

The Peace Gangsters

A prominent leftist policy activist went on Israeli radio to gloat right after Britain's House of Commons symbolically recognized a Palestinian Arab state. "We have been...

August 27, 2014 12:01 am

Schooling Hamas, Surprising Abbas

Israel's school year, which begins September 1, may soon force a policy change that has so far eluded Israeli leaders and strategic...

August 5, 2014 2:20 pm

Opinion: With Friends Like Obama, Who Needs Enemies?

"I've got Israel's back," President Barack Obama once said, but recent events suggest that he and his top aides - like Secretary John Kerry -...

July 31, 2014 5:11 am

Lessons From the Gaza War: Study Your Friends and Your Enemies

Sometimes enemies remind us who we are, and what's really important in our lives. Israel has gotten many important reminders from Hamas in recent weeks. The...

July 28, 2014 12:15 am

The Media is Playing into the Hands of Terrorists

Whether in Gaza, Lebanon, Iraq or Iran, terrorists (and their tyrant backers) have moved underground, carrying out their operations in tunnels, literally digging under their...

July 24, 2014 2:15 pm

Israeli Combat Reaping Good Results

Israel got several indications early Wednesday that Hamas terrorists are in serious trouble and that the  battle against them is proceeding better than is usually perceived: ·...

July 22, 2014 1:34 am

The False Prophets of the Middle East

As President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry moved to mediate the Hamas-Israel War on Monday, it is worth recalling that Mideast peace...

July 15, 2014 9:28 am

A Dictionary for Defining Terrorism

Westerners often flail away at dangerous enemies or situations because they cannot describe or name them accurately, especially Arab-Islamic terror groups. Here are some words to...

July 10, 2014 12:57 am

Message to Obama: Terrorism is Not Senseless

President Barack Obama thinks terror is "senseless," but the terrorists disagree. Terrorists think terror works, that it makes perfect sense.  As President Obama has droned on that...

July 7, 2014 11:42 am

Analysis: Jewish Terror and Arab Terror – Dangers and Differences

If a court confirms that Jews kidnapped and murdered a 16-year-old Arab boy, it is a dangerous shift in Jewish terror that has moral and...

July 2, 2014 12:14 pm

Analysis: Arab Sex and Arab Terror

When an Arab bomber attacks Jews, there is often a SEXUAL motive. Wafa Idris, the first Palestinian Arab woman suicide bomber, had been shamed and shunned...

June 23, 2014 3:39 am

Israel and the White Trash Elites

So when did all the snide anti-Israel elites turn into poor white trash? New York's Metropolitan Opera puts on an Arab-terrorist-loving piece of garbage, entitled "The...

June 19, 2014 1:25 pm

Obama at the Center of His Own Symbolic Universe

Barack Obama constantly takes himself prisoner and then magically wins his own release. Like Osama Bin-Laden, Barack Obama lives in a symbolic universe, thinking he is...

June 6, 2014 1:51 am

Marking the Week That Europe Died

You may not have noticed, but, over the weekend, Europe died. "The First World" basically succumbed to a long illness. It gave up the ghost as...


Singer Daddy Yankee Floats in Dead Sea, Visits Western Wall Ahead of Israel Concert

Popular Latin singer Daddy Yankee is touring Israel ahead of his concert on...

Jack Hughes Becomes First Jewish Player to Be First Overall Pick in NHL Draft - Jack Hughes became the first Jewish player to be the No....


New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...


UK Labour Party’s Readmission of Corbyn Ally Accused of Antisemitism ...

A Labour member of the British Parliament and arch-ally of far-left leader Jeremy Corbyn was welcomed back into the party...


Ex-US Envoy to UN Nikki Haley Prays at Western Wall After Israel Arrival

Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley -- known for her strident defense of Israel during her two-year stint in Turtle Bay -- visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem...

Middle East

US Economic Plan Decried by Palestinians but Gets Cautious Nod in Gulf

Palestinians on Wednesday poured scorn on the Trump administration's $50 billion investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, but US Gulf Arab allies said the economic initiative had promise...

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