Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

The problem with the New York Times’s Gaza coverage

Every Israel-Gaza conflict sees fake images repackaged as Israeli aggression and circulated online

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

How Israel won the war

Hamas’s leaders had not reckoned on such a devastating response from Jerusalem

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

Revealed: how Israel tricked Hamas

As an illustration of Mossad’s Biblical motto — ‘by way of deception shall you make war’ — it could not have been better

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

Israel is not to blame for shelved Palestinian elections

The move was orchestrated to produce a big win of a different sort

By Jake Wallis Simons

Europe

What Europe can learn from Greece’s alliance with Israel

From Israel’s point of view, Turkey has been mutating in recent years into a strategic foe

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

The West’s shameful capitulation to Iran

It took Joe Biden just 11 weeks to go from being elected president to commencing new nuclear negotiations with Iran

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

Iran doesn’t hate Israel

Take the regime away and there is no bad feeling

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

Revealed: how Mossad eliminated Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

The assassination was carried out using a remote-controlled gun

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

Could an Israeli-Saudi peace deal be imminent?

A peace deal with Israel would go a long way towards sanitizing MbS’s image

By Jake Wallis Simons

Politics

The uncomfortable truth about Black Lives Matter, Malcolm X and anti-Semitism

History has told us that if you want to know a person’s truest nature, examine his attitude toward Jews

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

A Sudan-Israel peace deal could be Trump’s crowning achievement

It required serious American incentives to lure Khartoum to the negotiating table

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

Why this Iranian assassination is all about Trump

Whoever carried out the hit, it is all but certain that Trump gave it the nod

By Jake Wallis Simons

Middle East

Arab states are fighting back against Turkey’s ‘neo-Ottomanism’

The West must find its lost leadership and stand up to the bully of Ankara

By Jake Wallis Simons

Franco’s fascism is alive and kicking in Spain

After the demonstration in Barcelona on Sunday, I happened to walk past the city’s main police station. A unionist crowd had gathered to praise the officers who had so brutally suppressed the Catalan referendum the previous week. Wrapped in Spanish flags, they were chanting Viva España and throwing flowers. Then they started performing the Nazi […]

By Jake Wallis Simons

more writers

Stay informed

Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.

Notice to Readers: The Spectator World and The American Spectator are marks used by independent publishing companies that are not affiliated in any way. If you are looking for The American Spectator, please click on the following link: spectator.org   Web-only content Copyright © 2021 The Spectator // Magazine content Copyright © 2021 The Spectator