MONDOWEISS: No wonder Binyamin Netanyahu was so keen to keep a lid on the story behind Ben Zygler. We still have a way to go with the story though
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
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The treasury is proposing $12-billion, while Defense $15-billion. According to Haaretz, Netanyahu is expected to go with the Defense Ministry
RAMZY BAROUD: There has been a flood of Palestinian refugees into Syria and they’re facing desperate times.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Zionism decrees Israel should be a “light unto nations.” Israel’s cyberwarriors are making the country a “flame” unto the nations.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: A movie being made about the assassination of Mahmoud Al Mabhouh plays fast and loose with the truth.
RAMZY BAROUD: He’s been pummelled by leading political, intelligence and military heavyweights but polls still put him in the lead
PHILIP WEISS, MONDOWEISS: When the former Mossad chief stands alone in opposition to war the position looks inevitable.
ALEX KANE, MONDOWEISS: The Israelis are doing all in their power to scuttle ‘back channel’ discussions to ease tension between the U.S and Iran.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: I am not a supporter of Iran’s nuclear program. But I am even less a supporter of assassination as state policy.
JAMES M. DORSEY: The creators of the Stuxnet virus, which allegedly did significant damage to Iran’s nuclear programme, used fake soccer websites to smokescreen their handiwork
STEVE ROYSTON: Should the Iranian threat – whether in terms of moral support or actual intervention – be one of Bahrain’s principal concerns?
LEONAR NIMOY, TABSIR: There is a viable plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It’s the ‘two-state’ solution and its application is, how should I put it, simply logical.
RAMZY BAROUD: The word ‘revolution’ is overused in the Arab world. What’s happening today in Egypt is rather more deserving.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: I honestly had my doubts about the whole Kindle thing before I took the plunge – and now I’d recommend it to anyone.
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: Surely somewhere there’d be references to a war for oil in Iraq if the war was, in fact, about oil.