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Posts Tagged: democracy

April 27, 2016 11:54 am
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Freedom House Sadly Joins the Anti-Israel Crowd

Freedom House had been one of the remaining, objective arbiters of which countries are free and which are not. A few years ago, I had shown that there...

November 4, 2013 9:42 am
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Kerry Visits Middle East in Hopes of Reassuring Allies

Wall Street Journal - Secretary of State ...

August 23, 2013 9:23 am
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Democracy Isn’t Easy

What is currently happening in Egypt should not come as a surprise to anyone who has even cursory knowledge of the Arab world from historical,...

July 12, 2013 10:38 am
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Tony Blair Says Egypt Has ‘No Future’ as Islamic State

Tony Blair believes that Egypt has "no future as an Islamic state that aspires to be part of a regional caliphate." Writing for Project Syndicate,...

July 3, 2013 10:10 am
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The Horrors of North Korea Require Us to Act

Surprised that North Korea's youthful leader, Kim Jung-un reportedly distributed copies of Mein Kampf as birthday presents to his country's elite? Don't be. For decades, North Korea...

January 4, 2013 11:27 am
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The Hagelian Dialectic

The Chuck Hagel trial balloon has been aloft for weeks now, not to burst or land - since its lofting was never officially acknowledged -...

August 17, 2012 10:23 am
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Backstabbing Democracy: A Nuclear Iran and the Israeli Media

August in Israel is usually full of hot air, and this one is no exception. The country is sweating under the relentless summer sun, and...

July 3, 2012 3:46 pm
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Netanyahu Invokes Thomas Jefferson in 4th of July Message to America (VIDEO)

Speaking of his own affection for the words of Thomas Jefferson, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a message to the United States on Tuesday,...

June 27, 2012 3:12 pm
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Democracy Takes Time, Even in the Middle East

Last week's Wall Street Journal ran a sobering piece by Bret Stephens about the disappointing results of democratic elections in Egypt the previous weekend. It's...

December 21, 2011 8:58 pm
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Newt Gingrich – Democracy’s Blessing or Curse?

In one fell swoop Newt Gingrich focused the world's attention on all of the ignorance that has plagued Israel through more than 30 years of...

November 29, 2011 2:45 pm
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Keystone Influence: Syria’s Arab Spring and the Race for Regional Hegemony

The Arab Spring is changing the political and strategic map of the Middle East as we know it in ways that will persist for...

November 8, 2011 12:01 am
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Friendless In The Middle East

The Arab upheavals of 2011 have inspired wildly inconsistent Western responses. How, for example, can one justify abiding the suppression of dissidents in Bahrain while...

October 28, 2011 9:45 am
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Just Yesterday In Tunis

The Arab spring is slowly turning into a nefarious malediction. Just yesterday in Tunis, the leader of the "moderate" Islamic party Hennada, Rached Ghannouchi, who happened...

July 31, 2011 1:44 pm
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Gaddafi’s PR Agency VS. Israel Public Relations

The following two points are relevant to public relations vis-à-vis Israel and it's consistent failure to best the Arab world in the ongoing media war: 1. As...

Culture

Gefilte Fish Causes Some First-Time Tasters to Smile, Others to Gag

A new video shows people tasting gefilte fish for the first time, and...

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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