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Yaron Brook on the Hamas-Israel War

Blog Carl Svanberg | Jul 2014

In his regular podcast, Leonard Peikoff addresses questions on how Objectivism applies to your everyday life, and on alternating weeks Yaron Brook sits in as the guest host addressing questions on how Objectivism applies to politics, economics and current events. This week Yaron took on the Hamas-Israel War.


The Hamas-Israel War

Video Carl Svanberg | Jul 2014

Steve Simpson interviews Elan Journo on the Hamas-Israel War. Points covered, among others: the cause of the war, the cycle-of-violence myth, the nature of Israel’s enemies, the goals of Hamas, how to judge a country, and the conflict between the “laws of war” and self-defense.


Elan Journo on the Laws of War Shielding Hamas from Israel

Blog Carl Svanberg | Jul 2014

After years of terror — and thousands of rocket attacks — Israel is now waging a war of self-defense. But that war is, unfortunately, being undermined by the so-called international laws of war. So argues ARI fellow and director of policy research Elan Journo on Breitbart.com.


How the World Turned against Israel [Podcast]

PodCast Elan Journo | Feb 2015

Last summer, you might remember the street protests, the op-eds, the academic denunciations, the UN statements all rebuking Israel’s retaliation against Hamas-controlled Gaza. Rewind a couple of years to an earlier Israel-Hamas war, and the international reaction was similarly vociferous. Going back many years, the pattern holds firm. But if you go back far enough, the picture is radically different.


How a Little-Known Movement Succeeds in Demonizing Israel [Podcast]

PodCast Elan Journo | Jul 2015

Unless you visit a college campus regularly, chances are that this may be the first time you’ve heard of the so-called boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, which seeks to pressure Israel to change its policies toward Palestinians.


The Israel-Palestinian War

Article by Elan Journo | Jul 2014

The latest fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza has raged now for almost three weeks. World opinion seems opposed to Israel’s actions, with anti-Israel demonstrations breaking out throughout Europe, although some groups have sided with Israel in the U.S. and Britain. The U.N. and the


Iran, Israel and the West

OPED by Elan Journo | Sep 2011

In this panel discussion, titled “Iran, Israel, and the West,” Elan Journo, Fellow and Director of Policy Research at the Ayn Rand Institute, Efraim Karsh, Director at Middle East Forum, Claire Lopez, Senior Fellow at Center for Security Policy and Michael Rubin, Resident Scholar at American