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The Wrong Track

People are not mere machines who repeat back what they are given, but nor are ideas empty signals shouted into a void.

Which Genius in the GOP Came Up With This One?

The Republican Party of 2012 looks a lot like the Democratic Party of '88. It's outdated and running on fumes.

Conspiracy Theories Triumphant in Turkey

The sort of reasoning going around in Turkey regarding the Israeli strike in Syria can quickly leave one with a sore head.

AIPAC’s Silence on Chuck Hagel

What are brave United States lawmakers to make of AIPAC’s surrender?

The State Department of What Planet?

What a launch for Kerry, whose mental vapidity promises to make Hillary Clinton actually look good in retrospect.

Palestinians’ Nazi-Style Youth Movement Prepares for Jihad

How can anyone talk about the two-state solution when thousands of Palestinian children are being trained to use weapons and explosives to replace Israel with an Islamic state?

A Nation’s Search For Meaning

If we in the Likud will understand the deep reason for our party’s decline we will continue to securely lead Israel with our national vision.

UN Plan for ‘Palestine’: the Palestinian View

Israeli leaders be thinking about doctrinal continuity in all of the seemingly discrete Palestinian factions.

Whose Jerusalem?

Nearly eighty percent of Americans believe the Bible is either absolutely accurate or at least the "inspired word of God," surveys have shown. Around the world, Christianity and Islam comprise an estimated eighty-four percent of the world's population – demonstrating that the Bible clearly has an extraordinary influence over humanity. It is puzzling, then, that the concept of "exclusive Jewish rights" to Jerusalem has not yet caught on internationally.

The Talibanization of Gaza

The Hamas government in Gaza has been banning Western-style clothing and haircuts, and in some case forcing women to wear Islamic headdress.

The Opposition (or Lack thereof) to Hagel

Odd that CUFI is out there swinging and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee is silent.

You’re in the New Army Now

Our military has to become less American and more European, less imperial and more multilateral.

How the Palestinians Tried to Scare Israeli Voters

It does not really matter who is in power in Israel: no Palestinian leader has a mandate to make any concessions to Israel, let alone sign a peace treaty.

Daniel Pipes: West Must Oppose Islamism (Video)

Middle East expert Daniel Pipes appeared on the 'Cross Talk' program to argue that the West should use its influence to oppose Islamism instead of supporting it.

Shabbos in Davos

While the meal featured heads of state, Nobel laureates and people of world renown, it had a homely feeling where no one in particular was made to feel more important than the next person.

The Truth About Benghazi Makes a Difference (Video)

It makes a difference that we have people in government who can show why and what happened in Benghazi, in Cairo and across the region.

Interpreting the Signs in Northern Jerusalem

Amid an intense Israeli election campaign in which "keeping Jerusalem united" figured prominent as a key issue, the question continues to crop up: Is Jerusalem already being divided?

Pillar of Defense: Separating Appearance from Reality

When terrorists represent populations that enthusiastically support their attacks, responsibility for ensuing counter-terrorist harm must lie with the criminals.

Strangers in their Own Land

Israel’s forced Evacuation/Compensation law for Jews was considered to be legitimate, but when I propose that the same principle be applied for Arabs, it is derided as unrealistic.

When Bibi Did Teshuvah

I’m writing this on the day before Israelis vote for our Knesset, but one thing I can presume is that unless a cow is seen jumping over our ten-day-old new moon, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be asked by Israel’s president, Shimon Peres, to form the next government.

From the US to Israel, Conservatives Stumble

Conservative movements and parties cannibalize themselves.

Why Bibi is Not Intimidated by Obama

What is better, a popular Israel riddled with dead Jews or an unpopular Israel filled with living ones?

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