Added on 19/08/2013
Egypt , Egyptian military , Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood , Israel , Muslim Brotherhood , United States
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: We’re betting on the forces of the past over the forces of the future. We’d rather be on the side of the strong (for now) than on the side of the right.
Added on 08/06/2013
Call-recording software , Comverse Technology , Cyberwarfare , Deep packet inspection , Google Inc. , IDF , Israel , Mass surveillance , MICROSOFT CORPORATION , Narus , NARUS INC. , National security , National Security Agency , Privacy of telecommunications , Security , Steve Bannerman , Surveillance , Technology/Internet , United States , Verint and Narus , Verint Systems
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Israeli companies have consistently led the way in internet monitoring and surveillance technology.
Added on 11/05/2013
Berlin Wall , Bibi Netanyahu , China , Fences , Fortification , Great Wall of China , Hadrian , Israel , Israeli West Bank barrier , Nerva–Antonine dynasty , Northumberland , Politics , Separation barriers , Walls
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Benjamin Netanyahu waxed enthusiastic about the inspiration that the Great Wall of China has provided for him.
Added on 05/02/2013
Censorship , Israel , Press Freedom , Reporters Without Borders , Saudi Arabia , Sheldon Adelson , United Arab Emirates
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Israel has fallen 20 places in the Press Freedom Index. It now ranks below both Qatar and Kuwait. But is its ranking low enough?
Added on 01/02/2013
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The work of Gerald Scarfe has always evoked strong views but he has surpassed himself with his Netanyahu cartoon.
Added on 08/01/2013
Ameer Makhoul , Amnon Lipkin-Shahak , Army , Barak , Benjamin Netanyahu , Bibi Netanyahu , Democracy , Ehud Olmert , Gaza Strip , Hamas , IDF , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Lebanon , Mahmoud Abbas , Meir Dagan , Menachem Begin , Middle East , Military Intelligence , Mossad , Netanyahu government , Oscars , Palestine , President , Prime Minister , Rabin , security systems , Sharon , Shin Bet , Syria , West Bank , Yuval Diskin
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: When in office they’re ramrod straight security hawks but once they leave they suddenly become ‘seers’. But the criticism is unusual in its vehemence
Added on 23/12/2012
Gaza , Gaza City , Israel , Journalism , Palestine
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Time Magazine has chosen its ‘Photo of the Year’ and it is a moment of great sadness during the recent onslaught on Gaza
Added on 11/12/2012
Bush Administration , Deir Yassin , Egypt , Elliot Abrams , Fatah , Gaza , Hamas , Israel , Jerusalem , Khaled Meshal , King David Hotel , Mahmoud Abbas , Marwan Barghouti , Obama administration , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Pennsylvania , President , Prime Minister , Rabin , Sharon , The Guardian , United States , Yitzhak Shamir
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The words were predictably fiery and pugnacious but Meshal’s visit points to a new direction for Palestine.
Added on 19/11/2012
Ahmed Jabari , Balkans , Bibi Netanyahu , Gaza , Hamas , Israel , Palestine , Paranoia
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Netanyahu’s negotiating position is calculated for one reaction – instant rejection. So what is his gameplan?
Added on 05/11/2012
Arab League , Egypt , Emir , European Union , Fatah , Gaza , Hamas , Israel , Jodi Rudoren , Middle East , Mohammed Morsi , Palestine , Pennsylvania , President , Prime Minister , Qatar , The NY Times , The Times , Turkey , United Nations , United States
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Hard on the heels of Qatar’s high profile visit and investment in Gaza comes news that regional super-power Turkey plans a visit.
Added on 27/10/2012
Alon Liel , Apartheid , Avigdor Lieberman , Bar Ilan University , Democracy , Gideon Levy , Haaretz , Hebrew University , IDF , Ilan Baruch , Israel , Lebanon , Menachem Klein , Michael Sfard , Palestinian Territories , Twitter
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Yet another indication of the racism that infects not just the Israeli poor or uneducated, but the media elite and virtually every (Jewish) strata as well.
Added on 27/09/2012
Afghanistan , America , Bill Keller , Clarion Fund , Haaretz , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Libya , Media , Middle East , Middle East Opinions of America , Muslims , Newsweek , Nicholas Kristof , Pakistan , Palestinian Territories , Salman Rushdie , Sarajevo , Somalia , Yemen
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: We’re [Christians and Jews] above that sort of blood-letting. We solve our differences civilly through debate and the free exchange of ideas. As if…
Added on 15/09/2012
Benjamin Netanyahu , Benyamin Netanyahu , Bibi Netanyahu , Egypt , Iran , Israel , Joe Klein , Likud Party , Mediterranean coast , Mitt Romney , MSNBC , Netanyahu , Obama administration , President , Prime Minister , U.S. Presidential Elections , UN General Assembly , United States
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Previous presidents would make sure, for the sake of their own prestige and stature, that they put such chutzpah in its place. Not this president.
Added on 31/08/2012
Egypt , Gaza , Israel , Jerusalem , Jordan , Oslo , Palestine , reasonable solution , West Bank
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: You can begin to see the battleground before you. One state, the question is whether this will be democratic, semi-democratic, or a Jewish-dominated theocracy.
Added on 30/08/2012
Activist , Artist , Border Police , Brian Avery , British government , Emily Henochowicz , Furkan Dogan , Gaza , IDF , Institute for Middle East Understanding , International Solidarity Movement , Israel , Israeli army , Israeli government , James Miller , Lebanon , Nilin , Oakland , Qalandiya checkpoint , Rachel Corrie , Tom Hurndall , United Nations , United States , West Bank
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The IDF (and Border Police) are murderers. They kill civilians. Unarmed civilians. Who protest for justice and human rights. This is no defensive army.
Added on 15/08/2012
Arab Spring , Army , Haaretz , IDF , Iran , Israel , J14 , Lebanon , Mossad , Netanyahu , Shin Bet
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The treasury is proposing $12-billion, while Defense $15-billion. According to Haaretz, Netanyahu is expected to go with the Defense Ministry
Added on 06/08/2012
Al Qaeda , Arab Spring , Bibi Netanyahu , Dick Cheney , Egypt , Egyptian military , Egyptian police , Ehud Barak , Eilat , Gaza , Haaretz , Hamas , IDF , Iran , Islamists , Israel , Israeli army , Michael Oren , Mubarak , Muslim Brotherhood , Pakistan , Ramadan , Shin Bet , Sinai , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , United States , Yemen
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: There are forces out there seeking to capitalize on the Arab Spring: It’s s a different world Israel is facing. A harsher world, one more difficult to control.
Added on 03/08/2012
America , Ehud Barak , Iran , Israel , Jerusalem , Jodi Rudoren , Larry Derfner , Leon Panetta , Maariv , Middle East , Mitt Romney , Netanyahu , Obama , President , Secretary of Defense , Tel Aviv , The NY Times , Tom Donilon , United States , Washington
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: An Israeli leader who neither respects nor fears an American president is a recipe for disaster both for Israel and America. Obama has yet to find that out.
Added on 01/08/2012
Alternative Information Center , Border Police , Haaretz , Iran , Israel , Jerusalem , Ministry of Housing , Netanyahu , Netanyahu government , Palestine , Syria , The Green Line , U.S. government , United States
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The document, prepared for the U.S. government (which deducts from foreign aid expenditures monies spent by Israel on settlements), has so far been kept a secret…
Added on 17/07/2012
Congress , Crime , Department of Justice , Internet , Israel , Israeli Knesset , Journalist , Social Media , U.S. administration , United Kingdom , United States , Uri Blau , Yemen
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: “…Extraditing a UK citizen to the U.S. to prosecute him for this? For linking? Where do they plan to put him when they get him: Guantanamo?”