Obama Administration Overreach Has Contributed to Worst Crisis in Arab/Israeli Relations in Twenty Years

LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —-The Simon Wiesenthal Center said today it feared that the Obama Administration contributed to helping cause what has been described as the worst crisis in Arab/Israeli relations in twenty years. “There is no question that Israel made a terrible mistake causing Vice President Biden deep embarrassment by the sudden announcement […]

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The Worst Crisis in 35 Years?

by Daniel Pipes March 17, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online On the surface, that the Obama administration decided one fine day to pick a fight with the government of Israel looks like an unmitigated disaster for the Jewish state. What could be worse than its most important ally provoking the worst crisis (according to […]

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What Really Happened on March 16, 2003?

On March 16, 2003, 7 years ago today an activist with the International Solidarity Movement was run over by an Israeli bulldozer which many claim was trying to dear down a Palestinian house in Rafah, near the Gaza-Egyptian border, a hotbed for weapons smuggling. Her name was Rachel Corrie. Photos of the incident, distributed by […]

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America’s Shiny New Palestinian Militia

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online March 16, 2010 “The stupidest program the U.S. government has ever undertaken” – last year that’s what I called American efforts to improve the Palestinian Authority (PA) military force. Slightly hyperbolic, yes, but the description fits because those efforts enhance the fighting power of enemies of the United States […]

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Obama Administration Looks for Israeli Concessions After Jerusalem Housing Flap

Monday, March 15, 2010 By Patrick Goodenough, International Editor A construction site in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Sholmo, seen on Thursday, March 11, 2010. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reprimanded a top official for announcing new settlement construction during a visit by Vice President Joseph Biden. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty) (CNSNews.com) – Israeli […]

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On this day in 1833, President Andrew Jackson announces that the government will no longer use the Second Bank of the United States, the country’s national bank. He then used his executive power to remove all federal funds from the bank, in the final salvo of what is referred to as the “Bank War.” A […]

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