BLOG BY: Zach Stern

Forget About a Palestinian State, But Blame the PA
Date: 03.26.15

Regardless of who sits as Israel’s Prime Minister and regardless of any comments Bibi made about a Palestinian state, one can take a look at the facts and realize quickly that a Palestinian state will not come into being because the Palestinian Authority (PA) has no interest in peace with Israel. It would also be […]

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BLOG BY: Daniel Mandel

Israelis Go With a Firm Leader: Opposing View
Date: 03.20.15

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have won a handsome election victory following a grueling campaign, complete with foreign government money, including indirectly from the U.S. State Department, going to his opponents. In order to win, Netanyahu is held now to have reneged on his 2009 in-principle, hedged commitment to reaching a peace agreement with […]

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BLOG BY: Susan Tuchman and Morton Klein

Universities Punish Bigotry, But Not When It’s Anti-Jewish
Date: 03.20.15

Last week, the University of Oklahoma appropriately responded, swiftly and strongly, when members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity sang anti-black chants that included the “n” word and references to lynching.  The university expelled two students and shut down the entire fraternity chapter, even though not all the fraternity members were involved in the incident.  […]

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BLOG BY: Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel

Op-ed: Without Senate Approval, Next President Can Void Iran Deal
Date: 03.16.15

The Obama Administration, Vice President Joseph Biden in particular, has waxed indignant over a letter co-signed by 47 Republican senators to the Iranian leadership warning that, without Congressional approval, any agreement on the Iranian nuclear program signed by President Barack Obama will be subject to reversal by a future president. Biden accuses the Republicans of […]

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SOURCE: Melanie Batley

Sen. Lindsey Graham Condemns WH Chief of Staff’s J Street Talk as Similar to Hamas Rhetoric
Date: 03.25.15

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough has said that President Barack Obama will not overlook the comments Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made in the closing days of his campaign that he had abandoned support of the two-state solution and approved of settlements in the contested territory in Jerusalem. “We cannot simply pretend these […]

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SOURCE: Adam Kredo

Muslim Brotherhood-Aligned Leaders Hosted at State Department
Date: 01.28.15

The State Department hosted a delegation of Muslim Brotherhood-aligned leaders this week for a meeting about their ongoing efforts to oppose the current government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt, who rose to power following the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi, an ally of the Brotherhood, in 2013. One member of the delegation, a Brotherhood-aligned judge […]

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