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Sometimes one is better off when an opponent feels compelled to prove his bona fides.
From December 2002 to January 2009, Elliott Abrams was an insider. As deputy assistant to the president and later deputy national security adviser – with the Middle East as his focus – Abrams interacted daily with such figures as President George W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and Israeli Prime Ministers Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert.
Ghe Iran nuclear problem is not one that can be dealt with via a small, pinpoint strike, in a matter of only minutes on target.
Why are government officials, politicians, army officers, academics and journalists afraid to point out the truth?
Though my suggestion to now back Assad to prevent Jihadi takeover and allow both sides to fight themselves to exhaustion was rejected, it seems now the administration is taking note of my counsel.
On the happy day when Assad & Tehran fight the rebels & Ankara to mutual exhaustion, Western support then can go to non-Baathist and non-Islamist elements in Syria.
The Egyptian publication Al-Masry Al-Youm reports that the U.S. government has supplied five containers carrying 140,000 teargas canisters to Egypt's Interior Ministry. It further reports that this shipment...
Ironically, if Israel and the Palestinian Authority signed a peace agreement, the recruiting and encouragement of extremism in the region would be at far higher levels than it is now.
Fayyad has no grassroots support or political power bases among Palestinians.
Israel, for its part, knows that developing E-1 is critical for its own existence.
We must have peace in our time, the peacemakers say. And Israel must provide it.
Disarmed despots are soon-to-be-dead despots. It is a lesson the North Koreans have taken on board with understandable eagerness.
The State Dept. has forked over $4 billion to the Palestinian Authority since the Oslo Accords. Some funds go to terrorists, but the State Dept. is arguing against a suit challenging its largesse.
Even the United Nations seems occupied with problems in the Middle East much greater than anything going on in Israel.
Slinging force around, with press notices, is not what a strong president does.
Jordanian-Palestinian activist Mudar Zahran says King Abdullah is seeking to save Himself by colluding with Islamists, Iran and Assad
A situation is being set up in which a future Muslim Brotherhood regime in Syria can blackmail the United States.
Criticizing terror as a means while approving of its ends leads to absurdity.
A country of 85 million people and which is heavily armed is burning with anarchy and violence is threatening genocide against a neighbor. Might this be a matter of concern?
Middle East expert Daniel Pipes advocates backing Assad in Syria to keep the civil war there going.
Dewey Stone worked behind the scenes for the establishment of the State of Israel.
This will likely be Obama's most important, most lasting and most constructive contribution to Arab-Israeli diplomacy.
Obama must learn now about the dangers of Islamism or his administration will continue to be a net minus for Israel.
Like the rest of the Arab and Islamic countries, Palestinians have been told that the U.S. is the "Great Satan" and the number one enemy of all Arabs and Muslims.
Why help put into power and then favor people who hate you, lie about you, and want to destroy you? What is the pay-off?
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