A situation is being set up in which a future Muslim Brotherhood regime in Syria can blackmail the United States.
A country of 85 million people and which is heavily armed is burning with anarchy and violence is threatening genocide against a neighbor. Might this be a matter of concern?
Even in the Dutch mass media there are shocking things written on a regular basis about Jews and Israel.
Ignoring Abdullah's warnings, it seems the Obama administration has backed an Islamist candidate to lead the Syrian opposition.
Obama must learn now about the dangers of Islamism or his administration will continue to be a net minus for Israel.
Obama has not abandoned the pro-Islamist policy that has created a far more dangerous security situation for Israel.
Perhaps these seeming word games and niceties are beyond the interest or comprehension of many people, but everyone involved directly on this issue knows exactly what is happening.
Why help put into power and then favor people who hate you, lie about you, and want to destroy you? What is the pay-off?
The problem of this government is more likely to be one of personalities, marginal issues that get blown up in importance, and jockeying for financial benefits for different constituencies.
In August 2010, Obama ordered a secret report on unrest in the Arab world.
Despite the current policy's serious problems and visibly dangerous outcomes there is no major debate it.
Israeli officials will be very polite in discussions and sarcastic when they talk among themselves afterward.
If the US cannot depend on its new “allies,” despite the supposed popularity of Obama and its policies in those places, then how can they be said to be allies at all?
The Egyptian regime doesn't want a war or even a high level of conflict at this time.
Historically, inasmuch as there was any European or American “imperialism” in the Middle East it made use of Arab political factors over Israel.
We are going to be told often in the next two months that things are going to get better in Egypt. It's likely that they are going to get worse.
Despite Obama's disastrous Middle East policy, in practice, there have been no real, material, or huge problems in direct U.S.-Israel relations.
What the Obama Administration has done is like trying to reduce crime by turning over the cities to the Mafia and letting it make the laws and also run the police and court systems.
Classic westerns demonstrate that Americans have long been tolerant and understanding toward other peoples.
Pretending there’s no elephant in the world doesn’t protect anyone from getting trampled.