Monthly Archives: August 2014

Would Beinart have supported the Klan in 1964?

It’s hard to find words to describe Peter Beinart. I’d write that I wonder how he sleeps at night, if it weren’t for the fact that his egotism and self-satisfaction come through so clearly in his writing that I would … Continue reading

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Obama’s anti-Israel extremism

News item: Nabil Shaath, a senior PLO official and confidante of PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas, said that Israel dropped the demand that Hamas be demilitarized, due to American pressure, in an interview with the Arabic Ma’an News Agency. Shaath is … Continue reading

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It wasn’t a war — it wasn’t even a battle

Everyone knows who won WWII. And unfortunately they know who lost the Vietnam war. But Western analysts are arguing over whether Israel or Hamas won the recent conflict in Gaza. Hamas, for its part, is celebrating with so much random … Continue reading

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Now is the time for escalation, not compromise

There’s lots of talk that Israel and Hamas are both near to accepting the latest Egyptian truce proposal. There is also something in the works at the UN Security Council. There’s plenty of frustration in Israel over the way the … Continue reading

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Waiting for the barbarians

News item: ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Gen. Martin Dempsey said that once he determines that the Islamic State militants in Iraq has become a direct threat to the US homeland, he will recommend the US military move … Continue reading

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