Netanyahu: Refusal to Recognize Jewish State is Root of Conflict

In cabinet meeting this morning (Sunday), Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reiterated the importance of international recognition of Israel as a Jewish state in helping bring peace to the Middle East, as part of remarks commemorating the 96th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. “The declaration championed the rights for the Jewish nation to have a national home […]

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Obama’s Waffling Foreign Policy

AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages President Obama’s foreign policy over the course of his presidency has suffered from severe inconsistency, writes Heritage Foundation distinguished fellow Kim Holmes in The Washington Times: He’ll draw red lines in Syria and threaten military strikes, then call off the strikes and convene diplomatic conferences. If he’s not killing terrorists with […]

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Iran Learns the Language of the West

October 2, 2013 10:41 by Simon Plosker This opinion piece by HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker is republished from The Algemeiner. A recent Washington Post / ABC News opinion poll found that an overwhelming 79 percent of Americans expressed their support for a U.S.-Russian plan to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons. This, despite 68 percent of those […]

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The Right Moment for Israel’s Danny Danon?

by Daniel Pipes The Washington Times August 5, 2013 “Lunacy.” That’s how Danny Danon describes Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s decision to hand over 104 killers to the Palestinian Authority as a “goodwill gesture.” He’s hardly alone, as many observers (including myself) are outraged by this move. But Danon, 42, has a unique place in this […]

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Obama to Netanyahu: Action Promised on Iran in Return for Peace Talks

U.S. President Barack Obama gave a commitment to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, to take action “in the coming months” regarding the Iranian nuclear threat, in exchange for Israel’s agreement to renew “peace talks” with the Palestinian Authority (PA), a security source told Arutz Sheva. The source said, however, that Obama did not reach a specific […]

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