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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.

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.

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.'

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.

American Journalists Decry Israel’s Ability to Defend Itself as Blocking Peace

The Washington Post is suggesting that greater military success for terrorism will lead to Middle East peace.

US Policy Turning Syria into Anti-Western, Antisemitic Islamist State

Obama Administration policy is to put into power yet another anti-Western regime that will oppress its own people and put a high priority on trying to wipe out Israel.

Egypt Democratically Adopts an Anti-Western Dictatorship

The democratic opposition—like its counterparts in Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, and Iran—has learned that the United States will not help them.

Why Islamists Always ‘Win’ in Fair Elections

In the Middle East, secular movements are more poorly funded and more naïve about how to operate politically than the Islamists.

Who Will Rule Syria? A Detailed Assessment

The Obama Administration was using a barely disguised channel to pay for a revolutionary Islamist movement seeking to take over Syria.

The Breakneck Speed of Islamist Transformation in Egypt

What happens, then, if the regime doesn’t give in and the army doesn’t stop the demonstrations?

Israel’s Only Alternative is a Good One

Living well, as the saying goes, is the best revenge, even if it comes at the cost of international criticism.

Revolutionary Islamism Is Not America’s Friend

Middle East expert, Barry Rubin discussed the region, prospects for peace and revolutionary Islamism.

Driving in Neutral: Hillary Clinton Explains the Israel-Palestinian Conflict

We must understand how Clinton's mind and that of a large portion of the Western elite works.

Egypt’s New Constitution Laying Foundation for Sharia State

Egypt's draft constitution enshrines Sharia rule without rubbing people’s faces in it.

Reality Check: Palestine Will Remain a Non-Existent State

The non-member 'state' status will sink the Palestinian leadership even deeper into an obsession with intransigence in practice and paper victories that mean nothing in the real world.

Digging Up Arafat

For many months before he was rushed to Paris for medical attention, everyone who followed him closely knew Arafat was sick.

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