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Morgan P. Muchnick is a 2001 graduate of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He previously served as professional staff to Senator Fred Thompson and as a volunteer for Senator Thompson's presidential campaign. In addition, Mr. Muchnick served as chief speechwriter for Daniel Ayalon, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States, and as a policy analyst for various organizations on Capitol Hill.

ARTICLES BY: Morgan P. Muchnick


September 19, 2012 1:00 am
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Two Conventions, Cognitive Dissonance and the Jewish Vote

I recently attended the Republican National Convention (RNC) as a guest of the Maryland Delegation. I had never personally attended a convention and aside from...

February 3, 2012 12:44 pm
1

President Obama’s U.S./Israel Policy: An Interview with Eugene Kontorovich

Amongst the pro-Israel community it is often asked whether the GOP or the Democratic Party is better for maintaining a strong US/Israel alliance. To many,...

December 20, 2011 9:02 am
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Jews for the Church of Latter-Day Saints

Thus far, the 2011-2012 Republican primary has been a fascinating political theater involving one frontrunner - Mitt Romney - and myriad "Romney alternatives" that have...

September 17, 2011 9:14 pm
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Marine, Jew and Republican Senator?

Living and working inside the Washington beltway affords me the opportunity to meet a broad mix of interesting people. A few weeks ago I was...

August 23, 2011 1:00 am
0

Getting on Track

The US economy, indeed the global economy, is on the verge of slipping into a very dark place. We are watching neck-breaking volatility in our...

July 12, 2011 8:56 pm
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Are Jet Owners Really the Problem?

There have been many recent cries of frustration emanating from the business community following last week's Presidential Press Conference dealing primarily with the ongoing struggles...

May 27, 2011 12:50 pm
1

Israel: Problem or Solution?

The recent kerfuffle involving President Obama and supporters of Israel that began with the President's recent speech focusing on the "Arab Spring" and the Israeli/Palestinian...

May 16, 2011 11:18 am
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The Culture of Victimhood

The United States of America is a nation that, to most, represents individual freedom and liberty but, unfortunately, most of us fail to appreciate how...

March 2, 2011 12:40 pm
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To Be a Leader or a Friend

There are many eternal questions that have no real answer, including, what is better; to be feared and respected, or to be liked?  Parents certainly...

January 31, 2011 4:57 pm
1

The Devil we Know vs. the Devil we Don’t Know

The recent explosion of anger from Muslims throughout the Middle East and North Africa is a fascinating story, full of complexity and significance to the...

January 27, 2011 10:44 am
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The Devolution of Pakistan

Turning on the news these days, one is likely to be inundated with coverage of newly-minted Speaker of the House Boehner's proclivity to cry on...

December 20, 2010 4:06 pm
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WikiLeaks’ Cascading Effects

Much has been said regarding Julian Assange.  Whether you regard him as a hero, a terrorist, or somewhere in between, he has certainly captured...

November 23, 2010 6:52 pm
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How the Jewish Vote Influenced the Midterm Results

Now that we are a few weeks out from the November midterm election and the dust has mostly cleared it is important to take...

October 28, 2010 10:52 pm
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The Not So Silent Majority

Many moderate Republicans will wonder why I, a non-Tea Party Republican, would draft a strong defense of the Tea Party movement.  As Dennis Prager,...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...

Israel

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...

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