Cameron Elected as British PM

David Cameron was today appointed the new UK Prime Minister. This follows five days of negotiation after the May 6 general election resulted in a hung parliament. While the Conservative Party won the largest number of seats, they lacked enough for a majority government, and will consequently form a coalition with the Liberal Democrats, who […]

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Accepting Israel as the Jewish State

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online May 11, 2010 When a major Arab state would finally sign a peace treaty with Israel, it was long assumed, the Arab-Israeli conflict would end. The Egypt-Israel peace treaty of 1979, however, buried that expectation; it had the perverse effect of making other states and also the Egyptian populace […]

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Thoughts on the Start of Israeli-Palestinian “Proximity Talks”

by Daniel Pipes May 10, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online U.S.Middle East Special Envoy George Mitchell issued a statement confirming that the first round of “proximity talks” began yesterday between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority. Here follow some reflections on what Mitchell calls “serious and wide-ranging” discussions and I call a counterproductive […]

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Embracing Iran

by Janet Doerflinger American Thinker May 9, 2010 Flynt Leverett and his wife Hillary Mann Leverett, both former officials of the National Security Council, are prominent advocates for appeasing Iran, a case they make in a steady stream of articles, public appearances, and postings on their website, raceforiran.com. He has a perch at the New […]

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Gibbs Can’t Say If Obama Used Sexual Slur Against Tea Party Activists in Interview With Newsweek Editor

By Fred Lucas, Staff Writer (CNSNews.com) – White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said he did not know and could not imagine asking President Barack Obama whether he used the vulgar sexual term “tea baggers” to describe Americans active in the Tea Party movement. But he added that he would check. “I can’t imagine I would […]

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Schemes to Illegally Issue Drivers’ Licenses Uncovered in California, Pennsylvania

By Susan Jones, Senior Editor (CNSNews.com) – On both the East and West Coasts this week, state employees were arrested for allegedly issuing illegal drivers’ licenses – some to illegal immigrants and foreign residents. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Friday that a PennDot license examiner accepted bribes in return for issuing “hundreds” of driver’s licenses […]

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BBC’s Non-Response to HR Report

The BBC prefers to shoot the messenger rather than address the message. Having sent the BBC our latest in-depth analysis of its Israel coverage, we have yet to receive a direct response. However, this didn’t stop the BBC from making the following statement to the UK’s Jewish Chronicle: It’s not uncommon to hear these sorts […]

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