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avatar Joseph Raskas
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...

Features

Israeli-German Spat Highlights Europe’s Funding of BDS and Terror

JNS.org - A diplomatic spat between Israel and Germany has provided a prominent platform...

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Israel

Palestinians Claim Dozens Wounded at Demonstrations for Hunger-Striking Pri...

Palestinian spokesman Anas Diek said three people were hospitalized, including one who was shot in the head by a rubber...

Middle East

Islamic Cleric Favored by PA President Abbas: Israel Waging War on Muslims ...

Israel is waging war on Muslims with drugs and "sex mania," a leading Islamic cleric in the Palestinian Authority alleged during...

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