"Among the State of Israel's greatest friends, he was completely dedicated to its security."
If anyone out there has been missing the good old days of the Cold War — it appears they never completely went away.
The book should make Jews in America fell a little bit queasy, to say the least.
Russia is filling in the vacuum in Egpyt that the U.S. is leaving behind.
At a time when Israel was facing defeat, only one friend rose up to send help.
The Muslim Brotherhood is willing to keep chaos and misery going for as long as necessary to topple the military’s interim government.
Anyone anyone who talks negatively about Islam is accused of bigotry and hatred on the level of the Ku Klux Klan or the Nazi party.
We must have peace in our time, the peacemakers say. And Israel must provide it.
U.S. influence is markedly less than we – or our enemies – think it is, or ever thought it was.
America needs a foreign policy that is bigger than its defensive needs but smaller than progressive ambitions of global citizenship.
The whole world knows the peril Chen and his family are in. The right approach here is not to seek a “solution” that gets the governments of China and the US off the hook; it’s to stand by Chen and demand that he be treated with the respect for his rights as understood in the Helsinki Accords. While China is not a signatory to the Accords, their standard for freedom, travel and emigration, and reunification of families is the touchstone to be invoked in this instance.
For obvious reasons, the disproportionate number of Jews who were either members of the old American Communist Party or otherwise active in left-wing politics during the Cold War has always been a sensitive issue for the Jewish community.
For those of us who came of age in the 1960's and 70's, a time when the Cold War was still very much a daily life-and-death concern, there was never much confusion about what Right and Left stood for in terms of U.S. foreign policy.
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