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Mitchell Bard is a foreign policy analyst and authority on US-Israel relations who has written and edited 22 books including: The Arab Lobby, Death to the Infidels: Radical Islam’s War Against the Jews and After Anatevka: Tevye in Palestine.

ARTICLES BY: Mitchell Bard

February 26, 2021 12:31 pm

Settlements Are Not the Obstacle to Peace, Just a Two-State Solution

Shany Mor wrote a useful if not very original article in Mosaic on the history and failure of peace processors and the implications for their...

January 14, 2021 7:07 am

BDS Continues to Fizzle Out

The antisemitic BDS movement never had a serious impact on Israel; it had no impact whatsoever on Israeli policy, and has failed to accomplish its...

December 11, 2020 11:08 am

Can Iran Be Stopped?

Over the last eight years, two tactics have been employed to minimize or eliminate the Iranian threat -- the Obama maximum appeasement approach and Trump’s...

December 7, 2020 6:23 am

Why Isn’t Antisemitism Treated Like Other Forms of Bigotry?

I’ve been binging on The West Wing, and there was an episode where the president’s assistant gives him the gift of a map of Palestine...

November 26, 2020 7:12 am

Universities Compromise Values for Arab Money

Universities have largely escaped government scrutiny -- at least until recently -- for their fundraising in Arab countries. It may seem paradoxical that institutions widely...

November 18, 2020 5:05 am

A Middle East Policy Guide for President-Elect Biden

As I wrote last week, Joe Biden will enter the White House with more experience in Middle East affairs than any of his predecessors; nevertheless,...

November 13, 2020 8:14 am

Myths and Facts About Biden for His Critics

After the last four Orwellian years, it should come as no surprise that some Biden critics are unhinged. To get an idea, I saw one...

November 4, 2020 3:28 am

An Arabist Admits Mistakes — and Makes More

Aaron David Miller had a long and distinguished career in the US State Department -- distinguished that is by failure to achieve the objective of...

October 28, 2020 5:35 am

Why Can’t Universities Define Antisemitism?

Aren’t academics supposed to be able to define a word? How is it then that university professors and administrators are incapable of defining “antisemitism?” They...

October 16, 2020 8:54 am

Can Jews Influence the 2020 Election?

We’re coming down to the wire, with less than three weeks to go until election day. National polls indicate Joe Biden has a substantial lead...

October 8, 2020 5:30 am

Who First Said Anti-Zionism Isn’t Antisemitism?

The answer to the question posed in the title to this article is -- I’m not sure. I don’t know if anyone has the answer,...

October 2, 2020 10:28 am

The Arab League Boycott Remains in Force

While the ineffectual BDS movement has gotten all the headlines in recent years, the original boycott initiated by the Arab League in 1945 remains in force. Like BDS, the Arab League...

September 23, 2020 5:40 am

Kerry Personifies the History of State Department Failures in the Middle East

It was no surprise that most of the Arabists and famous peace processors were silent following the landmark peace agreements signed between Israel, Bahrain, and...

September 18, 2020 10:38 am

How Low Can Universities Go?

Michelle Obama famously said, “When they go low, we go high.” When it comes to Israel on campus, universities seem to believe “if they go...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


Security Guards at French Jewish School Praised for Apprehending Suspected ...

Jewish organizations warmly praised security guards at a Jewish school in the city of Marseille in southern France after they...


Are Israel’s New $100 Million Helicopters Allergic to Dust?

CTech - A week after Israel's Minister of Defense Benny Gantz approved the Air Force's recommendation to purchase from the US the new CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter at $100...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Visits Sudan with Dam Diplomacy, Security on the Agenda

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited Sudan on Saturday for the first time since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir, as the neighbors push to break a diplomatic deadlock...

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