Reuven Rivlin

Israeli Knesset Speaker: We Cannot Ignore the Armenian Genocide

The Knesset held a special discussion on Tuesday regarding the 1915 Armenian Genocide. The Armenian Genocide, also called the Armenian Massacres or the Great Crime, was the planned and systematic destruction of the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire around the time of World War I through massacres and forced marches. Between 1 and 1.5 million Armenians died during this […]

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Lessons Learned From US Withdrawal from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty

News article from CNN announcing President George W. Bush’s decision to withdraw from the ABM Treaty Ten years ago tomorrow, the United States formally withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, which has defined strategic thinking for about 30 years. On Wednesday, The Heritage Foundation will host an event commemorating the 10th anniversary of the withdrawal […]

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U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue Talks an Opportunity to get Partnership Back on Track

U.S. and Indian leaders hold their third round of Strategic Dialogue talks in Washington, D.C. this week amidst growing concern that the U.S.-India relationship is failing to live up to its potential or what U.S. policymakers expected from it seven years ago when the civil nuclear deal was first unveiled. A number of differences between […]

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William Hague

Hague, Ashton Along With Obama Condemn Israeli Expansion in Judea and Samaria

British Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned on Friday Israel’s plans to build hundreds of new homes in Judea and Samaria (Yehuda and Shomron), The Press Association reported. In a statement issued by the Foreign Office in London Hague said, “I condemn the announcement by Israel to authorize the building of 851 new settlement units across […]

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New York

NYPD Fires Orthodox Officer Over Beard

An orthodox police recruit has been fired from the NYPD academy for refusing to trim his beard to the regulation 1 millimeter length. Rabbi Fishel Litzman, 38, was fired by the New York Police due to his refusal to shave his beard. Rabbi Litzman was soon to graduate the police academy. According to the report, […]

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Is Obama Turning the Economy Around?

President Obama took to the national stage today and again repeated his claims that administration policies are producing a robust economic recovery. However, public opinion polls and recent election results underscore a very different perception: working Americans see an economy still deeply depressed in key sectors and much slower everywhere than it should be. In […]

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Obama’s Summer Jobs Rerun

President Obama’s latest speech laid out some policy retreads for tackling the tepid recovery, while he lectured Europe to get its act together. He is right about the sorry state of the U.S. economy, which has proven highly resistant, if not downright impervious, to his past stimulus efforts. And he is right about the threat […]

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