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  Wednesday NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg insisted that the purge of thousands in the Turkish military – including a third of the serving generals – did not weaken the military.     Stoltenberg told Reuters, "Turkey has a large armed force, professional armed forces and…I am certain they will continue as a committed and strong NATO ally."     It would be interesting to know whether the 1,500 US soldiers who have been locked down at Inci…
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  Last Friday, Peter Beinart and a few dozen Jewish anti-Zionists had a marvelous time in Hebron.     They wore funny blue t-shirts and sang about "tikkun olam" in two languages. They pretended they were civil rights activists. They videotaped themselves being brave. They got shown to the door by security forces after wrecking a Palestinian farmer's grazing land while they were supposedly defending him.     Five dual Israeli-American citizens got…
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  It was an ironic coincidence that the same day the Knesset passed the updated, watered down NGO law, the US Senate Permanent Select Committee on Investigations published its final report on the Obama administration's use of an Israeli registered NGO to run a campaign to bring down Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the 2015 elections.     Hours after opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog hysterically and falsely alleged from the Knesset podium that "the blossoms of…
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  July 12, 2006 was the first day of what has become known as the Second Lebanon War. The name of the war, like most of the lessons taken from it, is off.     The war Israel fought in the summer of 2006 against Hezbollah was not the same as the war Israel fought against the PLO in 1982. The war of 2006 was not a Lebanese war. It was an Iranian war.     It was the first Iran war.     Hezbollah, acting as Iran's foreign legion, i…
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Following the publication of my column, AIPAC's moment of decision, in the Jerusalem Post, the organization contacted the Jerusalem Post and insisted that the paper publish the following comment, at the bottom of my column. "This column makes a completely false accusation about AIPAC’s position," Wittmann said. "AIPAC’s position has consistently been that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, should remain undivided and we have supported moving the US embassy there – and that remains our positi…
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