Joel Mowbray

Posted June 05, 2012

Because of redistricting, Rep. Bill Pascrell (D, NJ) is running for re-election today against a fellow Democratic incumbent Congressman. Pascrell’s slogan: “100% New Jersey Fighter.”

Posted December 07, 2011

After pushing the envelope for the past few years, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas finally might have pushed too far. The stalwart backing the PA has received from the U.S. government — which results in upward of $500 million in total annual funding — appears to be waning.

Posted June 09, 2011

For the first time in a generation, Egypt is in strategic play. It could either stay a U.S. strategic partner and maintain peace with Israel, or it could join an Islamist axis with Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood.

Posted May 31, 2011

It has been two weeks since Arabs marched on Israel's borders on four sides, yet that media spectacle remains a potent metaphor for the mounting threats facing the tiny Jewish state, from Hezbollah taking over Lebanon to the Hamas-partnered Palestinian government attempting to circumvent peace talks by unilaterally declaring statehood at the United Nations.

Posted May 31, 2011

It has been two weeks since Arabs marched on Israel's borders on four sides, yet that media spectacle remains a potent metaphor for the mounting threats facing the tiny Jewish state, from Hezbollah taking over Lebanon to the Hamas-partnered Palestinian government attempting to circumvent peace talks by unilaterally declaring statehood at the United Nations.

Posted May 04, 2011

As "Arab streets" rise up and many of their governments are teetering or have fallen, the two rival Palestinian factions — the terrorist organization Hamas and the “moderate” Fatah party — are attempting a unity government that would ensure continued power for the society’s favored few.

Posted April 04, 2011

J-Street suffered a humiliating defeat last week on Capitol Hill – which means Israel scored an important victory.

Posted April 04, 2011

Considering how much direct and indirect support the U.S. provides to the Palestinians each year, Congress could take decisive action to at least ensure that U.S. taxpayers are not funding incitement against Israel.

Posted March 11, 2011

It was mutual love of Islam and America that led Dr. Jasser to speak out in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, when he was disgusted by a parade of Muslims taking to the media to blame "U.S. foreign policy" rather than Islamic fanaticism.

Posted February 25, 2011

Rather than engage in peace talks with Israel or reform the rampant corruption within its government, the Palestinian Authority is driving the West to distraction.

Posted February 04, 2011

Usually when chaos erupts in the Middle East, attention turns immediately to Israel and the Palestinians. Not so this time.

Posted January 11, 2011

Saul Anuzis, one of the leading candidates to head the Republican National Committee, broadly shares the same conservative principles as his opponents, but what makes him unique is his compelling family history that he believes would enable him to present the sharpest contrast with President Obama.

Posted December 13, 2010

Finally shining light on one of the most important and most overlooked elements of the Middle East "peace process," the Israeli government has compiled a new quarterly report that analyzes what its Palestinian counterparts are doing to promote peace — or not.

Posted November 17, 2010

Israelis are not accustomed to having so much going so well for their tiny country - and no one seems to expect it to last.

Posted October 29, 2010

A key figure in one of the most important races in the country has a nasty habit of mingling with Islamic extremists.

Posted September 21, 2010

In Israel, politics is the national pastime. Israelis follow politics the same way certain New Yorkers absorb every statistic, past and present, about the Yankees.

Posted August 16, 2010

Posted July 29, 2010