Netanyahu and Obama

Israelis Suspect Obama Media Leaks to Prevent Strike on Iran

By Alexander Marquardt JERUSALEM – Two reports today about Iran’s nuclear program and the possibility of an Israeli military strike have analysts in Israel accusing the Obama administration leaking information to pressure Israel not to bomb Iran and for Iran to reach a compromise in upcoming nuclear talks. The first report in Foreign Policy quotes […]

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What Connecticut Can Learn from the Sunshine State

In Connecticut, Commissioner of Education Stefan Pryor believes drastic measures are needed to improve the state’s education system:  Our state has the dubious distinction of having the largest achievement gap in the nation. This situation cannot be remedied through patient rationalization and modest tinkering. Instead, we must get involved—immediately and vigorously—in the places where students’ […]

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EGYPT: Islamist-Dominated Panel To Draft Constitution

Egypt’s parliament has elected an Islamist-dominated panel to draft a new constitution, and liberal activists are scrambling to block the move, Agence France Presse reported Sunday, March 25. Thirty-nine of the 50 lawmakers chosen for the 100-member constituent assembly are Islamists, according to press reports, with Islamists also represented among the remaining 50 members drawn […]

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Day 3 at the Court – Severability and Coercive Medicaid Conditions

The Court’s morning session concentrated on whether, if the individual mandate is held unconstitutional (as looks increasingly likely after yesterday’s argument), it can be cleanly severed from the rest of ObamaCare, and if not, what other portions of the act must the Court strike down with it. The Court’s afternoon session focused on whether Congress’s […]

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Is Saleh Behind It?

Saudi Consul to Yemen Kidnapped – Again

Gunmen in Sana’a kidnapped Saudi Arabia’s deputy consul from outside his residence in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Wednesday. Gulf News reported this is the second time Abdullah Al Khalidi has been kidnapped — the first a few months ago in which he was robbed and released. The incident underscores the deteriorating […]

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Guardian Gives Platform to Promote Terrorist-Organized “Global March to Jerusalem”

Guardian Gives Platform to Promote Terrorist-Organized “Global March to Jerusalem” March 28, 2012 12:27 by GuestPost This article is cross-posted courtesy of CiF Watch. Global March to Jerusalem, scheduled for this Friday, March 30, is an anti-Israel publicity stunt that aims to have a million people marching on Israel’s borders from surrounding countries – Lebanon, […]

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Dennis Kucinich, Lefty for Radical Islam

by Daniel Pipes Investigative Project on Terrorism March 26, 2012 Keith Ellison and Andre Carson receive considerable attention as the first two Muslims to serve in the U.S. Congress. The novelty of their presence, however, should not obscure the fact that Congress includes other representatives, invariably on the left wing of the Democratic party, who […]

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Don’t Downsize U.S. Forces in Northeast Asia

President Obama’s much-vaunted “Asia Pivot” provides a much-needed emphasis on a region that is critical to U.S. national interests. But the strategy is undercut by shortcomings in how—or whether—it will be implemented. Speak Boldly but Carry an Increasingly Smaller Stick Last November, President Obama resolutely promised that the U.S. “will be strengthening our presence in […]

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Live Mike Helps Amplify Obama-Romney Differences Over Russia

Mitt Romney apparently believes that he has reaped a double bonus after a conversation between Barack Obama and outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at the Seoul Nuclear Conference was captured on a live microphone and broadcast the world round. Medvedev had used the conference to present Russia’s objection to a NATO antimissile system stationed in […]

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