Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: May 19th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
Benghazi isn't likely to keep Hillary out of the Democratic field in 2016, but after 2008, she is justifiably paranoid.
Posted on: May 17th, 2013InDepth → Columns → America's Rabbi / Shmuley Boteach
The growing revelations that the Obama State Department watered down public statements on the attack in order to cleanse them of any mention of al Qaeda and terrorism is a travesty.
Posted on: May 17th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Al-Qaradawi's visit and statements also serve as a reminder that the Israeli-Arab conflict is centered, more than ever, around religion.
Posted on: May 14th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Everyone who reads newspapers should know at least one thing. Threats to annihilate Israel have always been unremarkable. Almost never, it seems, have Israel’s existential enemies sought any reason for concealment.
Posted on: May 14th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Moshe Feiglin
Israel’s government did not want to liberate Jerusalem. Or to be more specific, the Labor and National Religious Party ministers did not want to liberate Jerusalem. “Who needs that whole Vatican?” Defense Minister Moshe Dayan explained at the time.
Posted on: May 14th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Fundamentally Freund/Michael Freund
Last Friday, the Western Wall underwent an unwelcome transformation from sacred site to media circus as the group known as the Women of the Wall sought to hold a decidedly non-traditional prayer service.
Posted on: May 13th, 2013InDepth → Columns → America's Rabbi / Shmuley Boteach
When in 1948 President Harry Truman recognized the new Jewish State of Israel, Einstein declared it 'the fulfillment of our dream.'
Posted on: May 12th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Daniel Pipes
If Assad is winning, Western governments should respond by helping the rebels to prevent Assad from crushing them.
Posted on: May 12th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Palestinians in Lebanon are subjected to apartheid laws that deny them work, social and health benefits, and freedom of movement.
Posted on: May 12th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
Muslim hearts and minds are the obsession of the policymakers of the dying West, but who cares about the hearts and minds of the men and women who defend us.
Posted on: May 8th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Focus on Israel/Dov Gilor
The title above is a lovely thought. Unfortunately, there are too many times when Israeli Orthodox Jews behave in very divisive ways. I have mentioned, on occasion, that it would most probably bring the Mashiach if Orthodox Jews in Israel were ever to unite. We are so divided politically that Sephardi Jews will not support Ashkenazi Jews and Ultra-Orthodox Jews will not work with the Modern Orthodox or with the Zionist Orthodox.
Posted on: May 8th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
In the face of seemingly irrational threats from North Korea, at least one American conclusion should be obvious and prompt: Nuclear strategy is a "game" that sane world leaders must play, whether they like it, or not. President Obama can choose to play this complex game purposefully or inattentively. But, one way or another, he will have to play.
Posted on: May 8th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
The Arab League is an incompetent and ineffectual body that has long been ridiculed by most Arabs.
Posted on: May 8th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
Whether or not amnesty comes, the United States of America is becoming too much like Mexico; a society of limited possibilities and diminished social mobility.
Posted on: May 5th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Israel has never stopped Palestinians from holding free elections or implementing administrative and financial reforms.
Posted on: May 5th, 2013InDepth → Columns → America's Rabbi / Shmuley Boteach
Too many times, the world has learned the hard way by 'turning the other cheek' while dictators terrorized both their own people and other nations.
Posted on: May 1st, 2013InDepth → Columns → Moshe Feiglin
Netanyahu made an invaluable turnabout in the way Israel explains itself. We must complete that turnabout. We must not go half way.
Posted on: May 1st, 2013InDepth → Columns → Keeping Jerusalem
A zoning plan that would have enabled the creation of critical Arab facts-on-the-ground in a strategically vital area of Jerusalem has been shelved thanks to efforts by several Zionist organizations.
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