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Syria: The Main Middle East Crisis in 2013

Once the rebels start consolidating rule, as happened in Egypt, there will be increasing examples radical Islamist control which the West will ignore.

Israel’s Election: A Preliminary Analysis

Attention now turns to the question of how Netanyahu can put together a coalition that will hold 61 seats, a majority needed to form a government.

White House Response to Morsi’s Vitriol Reveals Its Policy Rationale

The US government will provide arms, money, and diplomatic support to a regime whose ruling forces openly evince hysterical antisemitism and call for genocide against Israel.

Algerian Hostage Crisis Proves Al-Qaida is Not Dead

An organization that can seize about 1,000 hostages in the middle of Algeria, a country whose regime has been so tough on radical Islamists, is not dead.

Obama’s Threats

Our president is supposed to bind himself to constitutional meanings.

Murdered Diplomacy

How the Israel-Palestinian conflict has been totally transformed.

Understanding Israel’s Upcoming Election

Netanyahu’s impending victory is due to the fact that the prime minister has done a reasonably good job, the economy is okay, terrorism is low, he’s kept out of trouble.

Why Liberals Blame Israel for their Rejection

Liberals would than blame Israel than examine the faulty assumptions that comprise their worldview.

AP’s Obama, Netanyahu ‘Bad Blood’ Hardly Supported by Facts

How, out of everyone involved, did Netanyahu end up with the "hardliner" branding?

The Arabs Fear a ‘More Jewish’ State of Israel

An Israel that has a strong character and is confident of itself and the justice of its cause, might stop behaving like a dishrag.

Ben Ari’s Nightmare: Shas Will Crown Shelly Yachimovich

"It's no secret that Aryeh Deri is deep inside the left."

Why Current US Foreign Policy Debate Doesn’t Make Sense and How to Fix It

The issue is simply this one: When you say something or do something or spend something whose side are you on?

Noxious Nominations: The Four Horsemen of the American Foreign Policy Apocalypse

Smart people can make bad judgments; regular people with common sense often make bad judgments less often. But stupid, arrogant people with terrible ideas are a disaster.

After the Fall: What Do You Do When America Is (Temporarily) Kaput?

The current voluntary, but not inevitable, decline of the United States places many US allies at risk.

Palestinians for the Dissolution of the PA

The Palestinian youth sees what has happened in the Arab world and despite the suffering, has the feeling of "yes, we can," even if it requires blood.

The Implications of Al Gore Joining Al Jazeera

Al Gore has sold out his admittedly obscure channel to al-Jazeera and taken a position on its board.

The Ultimate ‘Settlements are not the Problem’ Article

If you are really being so hurt by the existence and growth of settlements then make peace fast and get rid of them.

The State of the Internet Revolution in International Affairs: Less Progress Than You’d Think

Winston Churchill's statement that "a lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on," may still be true, but due to the internet revolution, the truth may have a chance.

US Mideast Paradox: My Friend who Acts Like an Enemy is my Enemy

A large part of the problem with Obama’s policy is that he not only treated enemies as friends and did not pressure supposed friends that acted like enemies, he joined them.

Biblical Lessons on Foreign Policy and Statism

You can learn from the Bible that people understood four thousand years ago about things that America's current leaders have forgotten today.

The Schoolmarms Tell the Terrorists to Play Nice

The problem nowadays is that an insane interpretation of international affairs seems to be a quality defining who 'the best people are.'

What to Do when your Partner Is under Indictment and It’s 3 Weeks before...

Liberman came to his police interrogation directly from the National Hall in Jerusalem, where Likud-Beiteinu launched their the Knesset elections campaign.

The Useful Myth that Obama Now Likes Israel

The idea that Obama is now backing Israel is what American Jewish voters who supported him desperately need to believe.

Two Years Later, Arab Spring’s Success Dubious

Two years after the beginning of the upheaval in the Arab world, the picture does not arouse too much optimism.

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