Monthly Archives : July 2014

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Israel, Hamas and Obama’s foreign policy


    When US President Barack Obama phoned Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday night, in the middle of a security cabinet meeting, he ended any remaining doubt regarding his policy toward Israel and Hamas.   Obama called Netanyahu while the premier was conferring with his senior ministers about how to proceed in Gaza. Some ministers counseled that Israel should…

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Obama to the rescue – of Hamas


    Operation Protective Edge is now two weeks old. Since the ground offensive began Thursday night, we have begun to get a better picture of just how dangerous Hamas has become in the nine years since Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip. And what we have learned is that the time has come to take care of this problem.…

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Jewish News reviews The Israeli Solution: Is it time for the two-state plan to be ditched?


Jeremy Havardi reviews Caroline Glick’s agenda-setting new book, The Israeli Solution: A One State Plan for Peace in the Middle East   Since the 1990s, the dominant consensus in foreign policy circles is that only a two- state solution can resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.   Creating a Palestinian state has become an article of faith across the political mainstream, both in Europe…

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US to send $47M in humanitarian aid to Gaza Strip


Wounded soldiers in the hospital have given a clearer picture of what Hamas’s battlefield looks like. When our forces came to Sejeiyah, Hamas sent children into the street wearing suicide vest and with rifles and orders to shoot at our soldiers. One soldier told his parents that a terrorist carrying a baby in one hand and a rifle in the…

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How to win in Gaza


  Israel deployed ground forces in Gaza Thursday night both because Hamas’s terror tunnels into Israel have become an unacceptable threat, and because it had to break the deadlock that had developed between it and Hamas.   Until the ground invasion, Israel and Hamas were in a holding pattern. Hamas would not accept a ceasefire deal because Egypt’s offers provided…

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