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Dangerous words

What a mess! It’s extremely difficult at this point, a week after myriad statements, re-negs, and speeches, to see how the various parties – the US, Israel,...

As Israel celebrates its birthday, others are trying to bring it down (or at least make it smaller)

How the mood changed. One week it’s fireworks over Tel Aviv’s skyline, then a few days later comes this picture: What happened? For some, what Israel sees as...

After the death of Osama bin Laden

What a week it’s been! Waking up on Monday to find out about the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden – nearly a full decade after 9/11 – was...

The perfect start to the week

If only every week started like this. We woke up to the stunning news that US forces killed Osama bin Laden. It’s almost hard to believe; after all it’s at...

Links to…Israel’s 62nd

Here’s an interesting factoid: Obama’s official statement on Israel’s 62nd is seemingly unavailable via www.whitehouse.gov. The letter is published in...

Top ten stories of 2009

It’s always natural at the end of the year to reflect on the previous 12 months. This year’s “a look back” is more pronounced than most...

Potential obstacle to peace: Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

Writing in The New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman said that President Obama’s Nobel Prize for Peace “devalued” the prize. The Nobel committee “did President Obama no...

Obama awarded the Nobel – what a joke!

Breaking news. Guess who’s won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize? If you guessed the world’s golden boy, he who can do no wrong, you guessed correctly....

Netanyahu tells it like it is

Not in a long time have lovers of Israel and democracy been able to feel proud of an Israeli prime minister. Golda Meir provided such moments. Menachem Begin provided...

Obama’s comparison of the Holocaust to Palestinian suffering

A Nazi soldier was carrying lollipops in his pocket. He asked Jewish children whether they wanted a lollipop. When they said yes and opened their mouths, the Nazi shot...