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
Israel stands on the front line of the war against Islamist extremism. Israel’s fight is our fight.
José María Aznar

Opinion Articles

Published October 27, 2014·Fox News

The Latest Palestinian statehood gambit

There is no Palestinian “state” and no prospect for one without dramatic real-world changes that are unlikely in the foreseeable future.

2014-10-28 by John Bolton

Published in The Times

Recognising a Palestinian state now will thwart hopes for peace

 Hamas and Islamic State are part of the same Islamist front.

2014-10-25 by José María Aznar and Members of the Board

Letter to the EU Foreign Ministers

A call to responsibility

 Recognizing Palestinian statehood now will not promote peace, will not boost negotiations and will not change the reality on the ground.

2014-10-24 by Friends of Israel Initiative Members

Working Papers

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

Events & Activities

04 September 2014
01 May 2014
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.