José María Aznar All we want is a normal and reasonable conversation about Israel. Surely, that is not too much to ask.
José María Aznar
Roberto Agostinelli Israel is a fundamentally important part of the Western world. It is a democracy under fire, and we must be resolute in defense of its legitimacy.
Roberto Agostinelli

Opinion Articles

House of Commons, London January 30th 2014

Presentation remarks by FoII/HJS on Report Value Added

Put Simply: Europe with Israel is safer, stronger, more prosperous and more innovative than one without it.

2014-01-31 by José María Aznar

The reputation assassination of a country

 Israel is a constant victim of these concerted attacks on her reputation. It is part of her enemies’ permanent offensive.

2014-01-03 by Carlos Alberto Montaner

Agreement on Iran nuclear program

Geneva: A Historic and Dangerous Agreement

In terms of nuclear infrastructure Iran is as close to getting the bomb in six months as it is today.

2013-12-02 by Rafael Bardaji

Working Papers

ADDED VALUE: Israel's Strategic Worth to the European Union and its Member States Friends of Israel Initiative

Events & Activities

10 April 2014

Celebrating Twenty Years of the Middle East Forum with Daniel Pipes

What does "if Israel falls, the West falls" mean, and why President Aznar believes it so.

30 January 2014

Report Launch: Added Value: Israel’s Strategic Worth to the EU and its Member States’

The Henry Jackson Society and The Friends of Israel Initiative in Report Launch ‘Added Value: Israel’s Strategic Worth to the EU and its Member States’

SPEAKER: José María Aznar, Former Prime Minister