Monthly Archives : August 2016


The end of Mahmoud Abbas

  Like it or not, the day is fast approaching when the Palestinian Authority we have known for the past 22 years will cease to exist.   PA leader Mahmoud Abbas’s US-trained Palestinian security forces have lost control over the Palestinians cities in Judea and Samaria. His EU- and US-funded bureaucracies are about to lose control over the local governments…

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Trump and the American Dream

    According to most polls taken since last month’s party conventions, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton enjoys an insurmountable lead over Republican nominee Donald Trump. Consequently, a number of commentators on both sides of the partisan divide have declared the race over. Clinton, they say, has won.     There are several problems with this conclusion.     First…

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Soros’s campaign of global chaos

  Major media outlets in the US have ignored the leak of thousands of emails from billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundation by the activist hacker group DCLeaks. The OSF is the vehicle through which Soros has funneled billions of dollars over the past two decades to non-profit organizations in the US and throughout the world.     According to…

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Counting the Palestinians

  In a surprise move last month, Hamas announced it will be participating in the Palestinian municipal elections in October. The Palestinian Authority’s Fatah leadership greeted Hamas’s announcement with deep and understandable anxiety. Hamas is expected to win control over a significant number, perhaps even a majority of municipal and local governments in Judea and Samaria. PA leader Mahmoud Abbas,…

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Amiri and son

Obama, Clinton and the power of mendacity

    Over the weekend, the Iranian regime unexpectedly announced it executed its former nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri.     As reports of Amiri’s demise make clear, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton may very well be partially to blame for his death.     Amiri spent several months in the US between 2009 and 2010, when he returned to…

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Obama builds his legacy

    Why did the Obama administration decide to escalate its attacks against Israel last week?     What was the purpose of the State Department’s shockingly hostile assault last Wednesday following the Israel Land’s Authority’s announcement that it is publishing tenders to build 323 apartment units in Jerusalem’s Gilo, Har Homa, Pisgat Zeev and Neve Yaakov neighborhoods?    …

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