he multidimensional complexity with which national leaders must contend is a necessary condition for effective strategic decision-making. On many occasions, it requires that those leaders ignore, or even act in contravention of, the advice of the professional echelon.
The PA Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now demonizing Friedman’s positions about the PA as expressions of “the ugliest kind of anti-Semitism.” They would know, they are expert anti-Semites.
The Supreme Court of Israel and the Supreme Court of the United States are like the Guardian Council of Iran. They are super-legislative bodies of purported scholars, in ceremonial black robes, imaginatively applying ancient doctrines while “conscious of the present needs and the issues of the day.”
There is a growing number on the right that doesn’t like to talk about the bad things Poles did in the past.
Israel just misses making the top 10, but still ranks an impressive No. 11 out of 156 nations rated on the annual World Happiness Report, a testament to its internal spirit.
Nine miles wide. It would take an Arab-tank column a matter of minutes to cut Israel in two.
How is it possible that the world's highest Catholic authority does not feel any urgency to denounce the avalanche of anti-Semitism and hate coming from the Islamic authorities, but sent Iran a letter of support?
Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to the United States Elin Suleymanov discusses Jerusalem, Iran and its strong ties with Israel
In pursuit of bipartisanship AIPAC should strive to persuade “progressives”, not pander to them”; to convert them, not co-opt them. Convince them not conform to their agenda.
There are two Middle Eastern refugee crises currently vying for resources and attention: Syria but in fact extends from Libya to Afghanistan and the Palestinian and has supposedly been going on since 1948. The former is legitimate.
For Jews and non-Jews around the world, these materials could serve as a testament to good relations shared in the past and serve as an entry point in exploring how ties can become vibrant once again.