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Mr. Raskas served in the Israel Defense Forces and is currently a graduate student at The George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management.

ARTICLES BY: Joseph Raskas


September 17, 2015 7:35 am
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Obama, Iran and the Absence of Moral Courage

Proponents of the P5+1 deal with Iran will rue the day they chose party loyalty over their Constitutional obligation to ensure a sustainable framework against...

June 30, 2015 7:19 am
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How Obama is Selling Out the Middle East to Iran

A running theme of pro-Israel Democrats is that President Obama’s approach to achieving a nuclear deal with Iran is consistent with his “unshakable” support for the...

September 2, 2013 8:53 am
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Why Obama is Cautious on Syria

It has been said that policy is a set of pragmatic choices between unpalatable alternatives designed to achieve the most desirable realistic result. What is...

August 22, 2013 8:53 am
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Kerry’s Peace Talks Could Lead to New Terror Attacks

The recent effort by US Secretary of State John Kerry to restart the moribund 'peace process' between Israel and the Palestinians is best illustrated by...

July 30, 2013 9:19 am
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Who Will Attack Iran – Israel or the U.S.?

A crisis can define a leader. The looming showdown with Iran will almost certainly produce a great leader. However, the pertinent and still unresolved question...

July 2, 2013 7:50 am
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Hassan Rouhani and the Myth of ‘Moderation’

Human beings have a massive capacity to ignore bad news, as if dispensing with information that is either inconvenient or detrimental to one's life will...

June 13, 2013 3:12 pm
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Have We Learned Anything From the Boston Attack?

A recent article in Investor's Business Daily makes the claim that mosques are excluded from the wide-ranging surveillance dragnet operated by the United States government....

June 6, 2013 11:32 am
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How to Draft the Ultra-Orthodox

Since its inception in 1948, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has served as a major means of integrating Israel's diverse population. Jews from all walks...

May 8, 2013 2:32 am
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The Benghazi Playbook: Lies, Betrayal and Cover-Up

The emergence of new evidence documenting an alleged cover-up by the Obama administration during the aftermath of the Benghazi attack has accelerated the dissolution of...

April 28, 2013 11:12 am
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Multiculturalism and the Decline of American Values

Liberal academia has always displayed a notoriously poor track record of anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism. So it should come as no surprise then...

April 16, 2013 10:59 am
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Why the Bombing in Boston Just Sent Shivers Down Janet Napolitano’s Spine

According to at least one media report, a 20 year-old Saudi citizen who is currently visiting the United States on a student visa is a...

April 15, 2013 1:15 am
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Is Obama Crazy?

I am told that the definition of a crazy person is someone who keeps repeating an action, expecting a different outcome each time....

April 11, 2013 8:42 am
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With Friends Like These…

Last week, the Israel Policy Forum (IPF) published an open letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in which 100 Jewish activists urged the Israeli leader...

Culture

Roy Nissany Becomes Israel’s First Formula One Driver

JNS.org - Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula...

Eyewitness to Horror: New York Museum Opens Exhibit of Art by Holocaust Victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Krav Maga, Self-Defense Become New Buzzwords in Jewish Communities

JNS.org - Just one month before the deadliest antisemitic mass shooting in US history on Oct. 27, 2018, which took the lives of 11 Jewish worshippers in a Pittsburgh synagogue,...

Israel

Construction Begins for Israel’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 World Fair in Duba...

JNS.org - Construction is underway for Israel’s pavilion at the Expo 2020 world fair in Dubai, the Foreign Ministry revealed on Monday. The...

Middle East

AFC Moves Champions League Matches Out of Iran

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has shifted two preliminary matches in its elite club competition from Iran to neutral venues because of security concerns, Asian soccer's governing body said on Wednesday. Shahr Khodro FC were...

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