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American Pride Undermined by Inaction in Syria

We can afford a few cruise missiles fired at Bashar Assad’s air force and presidential palaces.

Forget Syria, Target Iran

By all accounts, the mullahs in Tehran are getting ever closer to the point where they at will can order nuclear bombs to be made and readied for use.

The Extremists Among Us

When children die, God forbid, I want to hear Rabbis who demand that God be a protector of life rather than blaming tragedy on human sin.

Fatah Wants Egypt to Overthrow Hamas

"The Egyptians are strangling the Gaza Strip." — Fawzi Barhoum, spokesman for Hamas.

The Time to Stop Netanyahu Is Now

Any lingering makes the national camp a partner in these crimes.

PA Aghast at Israeli Maps with Jerusalem as Capital

The Israeli curriculum is also offensive, according to Ma'an, because it actually dares to refer to Israel as a bastion of human rights and democracy.

My Coffee Break With An Arab MK

"I can get along with you – but with the Zionists, I can’t.”

Peace Talks: One Word Explains All

If peace talks are such a good thing, why is there so much pessimism regarding the chances of success for the Israel-PA talks? This is not a rhetorical question; it has a very concrete, specific, one-word answer: Incitement.

Arguing against ‘Limited’ Strikes on the Assad Regime

Surviving the strikes will permit Assad to boast that he defeated the United States.

Pragmatism Or Ideology?

The lobbyist tried to convince me that this is pragmatic politics, that this is the argument around which we can now achieve a consensus.

Obama’s Foreign Fiasco

His singular foreign policy accomplishment, trumpeted ad nauseam, was the execution of Osama bin Laden.

Palestinians Accuse Peace Negotiators of Treason

Palestinian leaders have legitimized Israel to the point where it has become a "crime" for any Palestinian to be seen talking to, much less negotiating with any Israeli.

Why They Hate Us

Islam is undergoing a modern crisis which perhaps only its clerics and lay leaders can rescue it from.

Evidence that Morsi Actually Lost the Egyptian Presidency

Ahmed Shafiq, the former air force commander and former president Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister, actually won the presidential race by a narrow margin.

Civil Liberties and the Governance Act

My problem is with the part of the law that requires 61 signatures in order to submit a no-confidence measure in the Knesset, which effectively neutralizes the no-confidence option.

Time For World Peace!

It really is time for painful sacrifices for peace. No one wants his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to suffer the pangs of war and strife. It is time to end the strife and make peace in the Middle East.

Israel: Headed For Disaster?

I just celebrated the 29th anniversary of my aliyah to Israel. I have experienced two intifadas, the disastrous results of the Oslo agreements, the assassination of a prime minister, and the tragic expulsion of thousands of our citizens from their beautiful homes in Gush Katif.

A Tale Of Two Housing Tenders

For the second time in the past three months, Israel on Sunday declared its intention to build over 1,000 housing units in areas beyond the 1967 lines.

Release of Murderers Leads To Important Consolation Prize

Yes, Israel made a sickening decision to release high-profile terrorist murderers in exchange for the PA's consent to sit at a table and insist that Israel's generous concessions do not suffice. However, it seems to have come together with a consolation prize of sorts: The announcement by Housing Minister Uri Ariel of tenders for the construction of nearly 400 new housing units in Judea and Samaria, and another close to 800 in three of Jerusalem's post-'67 neighborhoods.

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