Long term trends are mostly in Israel’s favor, although there are serious short-term threats that have to be overcome.
Anyone anyone who talks negatively about Islam is accused of bigotry and hatred on the level of the Ku Klux Klan or the Nazi party.
The United States pays about 22% of the UN’s budget, which amounted to almost than $8 billion in 2010.
Deterrence requires a credible threat. It isn’t enough to issue ominous-sounding ultimata unless they are believed.
Europe has taken the path of multiculturalism and we can see the results.
Does the viciously random nature of the bombing give a clue to the motive?
Honor is a concept that is paramount in non-Western cultures, but sometimes it seems that the West has no clue about.
Somehow it has become acceptable to dump on Christian Zionists for their political activities, but absolutely taboo to criticize Muslim groups, some of which support Hamas or Hizballah.
If we compare Western and Islamic cultures, we find that universalist attitudes are common in the former and rare in the latter.
The Jewish lesson of the Holocaust is this: Jew hatred is real, it is dangerous and it is not possible for Jews to depend on others to protect them.
In the mainstream media version, the IDF killed peaceful protesters. In reality, the terrorists were throwing firebombs at an army post.
Following the letter from American Jewish leaders calling on Israel to make concessions, the Emergency Committee for Israel penned it's own letter to the Prime Minister.
A sentence has not been pronounced yet, but the murderer of Asher Palmer and his infant son Yonathan faces the possibility of a life sentence.
Over a century ago, Jabotinsky argued that apologizing too much practically means accusing one's self.
Israel must insist that there can be no negotiations until all parties agree that Israel is the Jewish state of the Jewish people.
Israel's 'apology' to Turkey will not improve relations with Turkey because relations are poor as a result of a deliberate strategy, not an unpleasant incident.
Why the two-state solution is no solution at all.
Obama's visit is costly and complicated, and will have objectives that the President thinks are important, like Israeli withdrawals.
When does the 'Unbreakable Bond' become an abusive relationship?
To a great extent, the whole idea of a two-state solution as presented by President Obama, Shimon Peres, etc. is a winged pig.