FBI Sidestepping Terror Group in Benghazi Probe, GOP Charges

Republican lawmakers are voicing increasing concerns about the dragging pace of the investigation of the terror attack on the U.S. Consulate at Benghazi, Libya that ended the life of an American ambassador and three other diplomats on September 11, 2012. Eight GOP legislators sent a letter on Wednesday to newly-confirmed FBI director James Comey demanding he make […]

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Is Congress Too Good for Obamacare? Congress Relieved Program Won’t Be Forced on Them

For the past few months, members of Congress and their staffs have been discussing behind closed doors the worrying proposition that they will be forced off their popular health insurance program and onto the federal insurance exchanges set up under Obamacare. Those concerns reached a fevered pitch this week as President Obama, while making a […]

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Mali Needs More Than Imperfect Elections

Former Malian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Ibrahim Bboubacar Keita (C) (HABIBOU KOUYATE/AFP/Getty Images/Newscom) The first round of elections held over the weekend in Mali were hastily declared free and fair by the French and the international community quickly followed suit. Thankfully, they were also largely peaceful. However, substantial electoral irregularities could undermine future stability […]

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As Kerry Launches Peace Effort, Where’s the Goodwill Gesture from the Palestinians?

(CNSNews.com) – As Secretary of State John Kerry announced Tuesday a goal of achieving a “final status agreement” between Israelis and Palestinians within nine months, secrecy surrounds what concession or goodwill gesture – if any – Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas made to get the process underway. The P.A. only agreed to send negotiators to […]

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PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas: Palestinian State Will Be Jew-Free

July 30, 2013 16:48 by Pesach Benson Today’s Top Stories 1. Abbas: Palestinian state will be judenrein. This from Reuters: “In a final resolution, we would not see the presence of a single Israeli – civilian or soldier – on our lands,” Abbas said in a briefing to mostly Egyptian journalists. 2. Israeli hopes of […]

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