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"If we have to choose between ISIS and Assad..."

…we’ll take ISIS. ISIS has flatbed trucks and machine guns. Assad represents the strategic arch from Tehran to Beirut, 130,000 rockets in the hands of Hezbollah, and the Iranian nuclear program.

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Current Events

Anti-Israel Week Overshadows Holocaust Remembrance Day at UC-Irvine

University of California-Irvine (UCI) student Kevin Brum is not Jewish. But that didn’t matter to the northern California native after he saw the film “Schindler’s List.” In the scene that replays in Mr. 838 more words

Israel

"Dumped Clinton emails contained insinuations, conspiracy theories and negative portrayals painting Michael Oren as almost an enemy agent who could not be trusted"

JERUSALEM POST
Hillary Clinton’s treatment of Michael Oren as ambassador
by Shmuley Boteach
February 25, 2016

In the recent email dump from Hillary Clinton’s private server, a series of poisonous emails and articles were exchanged regarding former Israeli ambassador Michael Oren… 99 more words

Israel & Middle East

Why the Israeli Government Ignores American Jews

Israel has an American Jewish problem. This problem manifests itself in different ways, but it seems unquestionable that varied segments of American Jewry do not support Israel in the all-encompassing and largely uncritical way that they once did. 1,021 more words

Israel

Why The NGO Bill Does And Doesn't Matter

Much ado has been made lately over Israel’s now infamous bill regulating non-governmental organizations. This is the proposed legislation requiring Israeli NGOs receiving a majority of their funding from foreign governments to report their funding sources and their representatives to wear identifying badges while in the Knesset. 987 more words

Israel

Understanding the Religious–Secular Dilemma of U.S.–Middle East Relations, part 1 of 4

I was in a fascinating conversation recently with a very sharp political science student, talking about the secular and religious intersection of U.S. – Middle East relations. 1,004 more words

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Winter Reading List

When the days grow short, the weather cold, and the pull of a comfortable chair next to a warm fire almost irresistible, we imagine we will weather our way through various and sundry winter storms while sipping hot chocolate or tea (or a fine Islay whisky!), cuddling up, and reading.   252 more words