Monthly Archives : March 2015

Managing Obama’s war against Israel


  On Wednesday, the Jerusalem Municipality announced it is shelving plans to build 1,500 apartments in the Har Homa neighborhood. Officials gave no explanation for its sudden move. But none was needed.   Obviously the construction of apartments for Jews in Jerusalem was blocked in the hopes of appeasing US President Barack Obama.   But is there any reason to…

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The urgent business of the next government


    On Tuesday, the people of Israel spoke. They gave a clear mandate to the nationalist camp, led by the Likud and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, to lead the country.   Now that the people have spoken, our leaders must consider the steps they must take, immediately upon entering office, that will enable them to advance their agenda and…

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Israel’s next 22 months


  The next 22 months until President Barack Obama leaves office promise to be the most challenging period in the history of US-Israel relations. Now unfettered by electoral concerns, over the past week Obama exposed his ill-intentions toward Israel in two different ways.   First, the Justice Department leaked its intention to indict Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges.…

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Life under the US umbrella


  South Korea lives under a US security umbrella. Both on a conventional and nuclear level, South Koreans are dependent on the US to deter North Korea from attacking them and overrunning their country.   Last Friday, US Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman scolded South Koreans for being too nationalist. In her words, ‚ÄúNationalist feelings can still be exploited,…

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