Monthly Archives: January 2016

Humiliation Day

Saturday was ‘Implementation Day’ for the Iranian nuclear deal. Someone referred to it as ‘humiliation day’ for America, because the humiliating surrender in the diplomatic battle to keep Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons was accompanied by the humiliation of American … Continue reading

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Defending Israel against the EU’s ‘soft weapon’

When Israel built its security barrier back in 2003, the Palestinian Arabs and their supporters squealed like pigs. Despite numerous changes to its path to accommodate Arab complaints, some ordered by Israel’s Supreme Court, it became a cause célèbre for … Continue reading

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Anti-Israel NGOs — not transparency — are the real threat to democracy

Last night a suspicious fire occurred at the offices of B’Tselem, an Israeli NGO concerned with “human rights in the occupied territories” (in other words, yet another foreign-funded operation working to delegitimize the Jewish state and sabotage its ability to … Continue reading

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Can the Palestinian Authority become a good neighbor?

Last Friday saw a spate of rumors that Mahmoud Abbas had suffered a stroke or other serious health crisis. On Tuesday it was announced that he would make a “major speech” Wednesday. There was speculation that he would say that … Continue reading

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How to stop the lone wolves

As I write, the man who murdered two young Jewish men on Dizengoff Street in Tel Aviv, and possibly also an Arab taxi driver, is still at large. While the police are saying that this attack didn’t quite fit the … Continue reading

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