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We cannot and must not allow responsibility for our security to be in the hands of anyone else but ourselves. Not at any time.
Western powers enjoy overwhelming battlefield superiority but face great difficulty when trying to shape other countries.
Obama's visit is costly and complicated, and will have objectives that the President thinks are important, like Israeli withdrawals.
In August 2010, Obama ordered a secret report on unrest in the Arab world.
Despite the current policy's serious problems and visibly dangerous outcomes there is no major debate it.
It is unthinkable that Israelis should look at Jonathan through American eyes.
Ambassador Rice touted the notion of a spontaneous mob action for several days after the event despite the evidence to the contrary. On what basis did Ms. Rice promote the false storyline?
Israeli officials will be very polite in discussions and sarcastic when they talk among themselves afterward.
If the U.S. is truly serious about honoring moderate Muslims, why is it not honoring those people who stick their necks out in stating their love for America and peace with Israel?
US-Israel security relations have undergone a subtle, negative change in the past four years.
If the US cannot depend on its new “allies,” despite the supposed popularity of Obama and its policies in those places, then how can they be said to be allies at all?
Visits of Western leaders complicate old problems and create new ones, and moreover, the chances that these visits will yield a positive effect or result in a real solution to any problem, is quite low.
A tangled web of non-profit political organizations reveals that George Soros is behind yet another Jewish anti-Zionist front.
It's not surprising that, especially in Egypt, the State Department had a hard time finding someone who did not share the common prejudices against Jews.
Historically, inasmuch as there was any European or American “imperialism” in the Middle East it made use of Arab political factors over Israel.
We are going to be told often in the next two months that things are going to get better in Egypt. It's likely that they are going to get worse.
The Obama administration's various policies have signaled to the mullahs that they ultimately have nothing to fear from Washington.
What this year’s AIPAC confab proves is that there is considerable mileage in the values Israel shares not just with the U.S. but with other western states like Canada.
Extra thoughts that could not make the main text of "When AIPAC Went AWOL."
We'll be here, Mr. President, long after you have turned to dust, your memory not even a breeze in the wind.
The American foreign policy error was to assume that the political grievances of the Arab Street could be appeased with democracy.
Despite Obama's disastrous Middle East policy, in practice, there have been no real, material, or huge problems in direct U.S.-Israel relations.
The age of Obama and Hagel needs the robust AIPAC of old.
Overlooking incendiary rhetoric is exactly what led to the global delegitimization of Israel.
It is very doubtful that Obama, whose big plan for Afghanistan was to copy the Bush plan for Iraq that he denounced in the Senate, has a backup plan. Brennan certainly does not.
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