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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

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take...

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism...

World Nations Glean Emergency-Response Expertise From Israel’s Magen David Adom

JNS.org - Amid the rise in global terror attacks, countries around the world are...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

European Leaders Take Tough Line on Trump’s Disparaging EU, NATO Comm...

European leaders on Monday took a tough line on President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that the European Union is bound for...

Israel

Netanyahu Blasts ‘Futile’ Paris Conference on Israeli-Palestini...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed as "futile" an international conference in Paris seeking to revive the moribund...

Middle East

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Rene...

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead...

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