The delay allowed Assad to go on TV with Charlie Rose and come across as calm, measured, and reasonable.
Hamas faces two options: initiate new confrontation with Israel, or to confront the Egyptian Aramy in the Sinai.
Tragically, we are heading straight for a repeat of the U.S. attack on Iraq’s Saddam Hussein in 1991.
Now more than ever it is apparent – incontestable, in fact – that the Arab/Islamic world has long been preparing to destroy itself.
We can afford a few cruise missiles fired at Bashar Assad’s air force and presidential palaces.
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.
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.
"The Egyptians are strangling the Gaza Strip." — Fawzi Barhoum, spokesman for Hamas.
Any lingering makes the national camp a partner in these crimes.
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.
If the gassing of children is not an urgent matter than nothing is.
How to win the support of the Israeli public for peace.
"I can get along with you – but with the Zionists, I can’t.”
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.
Surviving the strikes will permit Assad to boast that he defeated the United States.
The lobbyist tried to convince me that this is pragmatic politics, that this is the argument around which we can now achieve a consensus.
His singular foreign policy accomplishment, trumpeted ad nauseam, was the execution of Osama bin Laden.