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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

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

N.Y. Times Hires Friend of a Neo-Nazi, Then Backs Down

The New York Times hired a new editorial board member who turned out to be the “friend” of someone she...

World

Israel’s Netanyahu Condemns Polish PM for ‘Jewish Perpetrators&...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his Polish counterpart on Saturday for saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two...

Israel

Four Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Border Explosion

An explosive device wounded four Israeli soldiers, two severely, near the border fence with the Gaza Strip on Saturday, spurring Israeli air strikes later in the day against Palestinian terrorist...

Middle East

Lebanon Speaker: US Proposal on Lebanon-Israel Disputed Waters ‘Unacc...

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Friday that US proposals regarding the disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border were "unacceptable," state...

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