CIFTA: Treaty Without a Purpose

The Organization of American States (OAS) is an enthusiastic backer of its CIFTA treaty, the Spanish-language abbreviation for the Inter-American Convention Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials. President Clinton signed CIFTA in 1997, but it has not been ratified by the Senate. That is fortunate, for […]

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Israel Denies Sending Riot Gear to Egypt

Israel has denied an Al Jazeera report that Egypt had requested Israel to send riot-dispersal gear and that two airplanes had landed in Cairo with the equipment. Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Monday denied both that Egypt had made the request and that Israel had sent the equipment. Some 250,000 protesters gathered Monday in Tahrir Square […]

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Americans Don’t Realize What They’ve Done

First Israeli politician to castigate Obama: Former Defense Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer says Americans still don’t realize the catastrophe into which they have pushed the Middle East. Binyamin Ben-Eliezer – a former army general, Labor Party Chairman and Cabinet minister – praises Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, whom he has known for many years, and has strong […]

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What to Look for in Next Week’s Release of U.S. Trade Statistics

On February 11, the U.S. Department of Commerce will release our country’s 2010 trade statistics. The following three principles will help in understanding what the numbers mean: Unlike the U.S. budget deficit, the size of the trade deficit does not matter. The trade deficit results from people in other countries spending more dollars investing in […]

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VIDEO: ‘Huckabee is the Number One Candidate’

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, a possible Republican party presidential candidate, visited Israel for the 15th time this week. Among those who arranged the details of Huckabee’s visit were Zionist American figures Dr. Joseph Frager, Dr. Paul Brody and Mrs. Odeleya Jacobs. They spoke to Israel National News TV and explained the significance and importance […]

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