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My God, gentle readers, in electing Barack Obama, in taking a vacation from history and responsibility, what have we done? From Arutz Sheva: 

In a development that has largely been missed by mainstream media, the Pentagon early last month quietly declassified a Department of Defense top-secret document detailing Israel’s nuclear program, a highly covert topic that Israel has never formally announced to avoid a regional nuclear arms race, and which the US until now has respected by remaining silent.

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Politics

Obama Declassifies Document Revealing Israel's Nuclear Program

Dimona nuclear reactor circa 1960s

In a development that has largely been missed by mainstream media, the Pentagon early last month quietly declassified a Department of Defense top-secret document detailing Israel’s nuclear program, a highly covert topic that Israel has never formally announced to avoid a regional nuclear arms race, and which the US until now has respected by remaining silent. 555 more words

War

ADAM ENTOUS: Israel Spied on Iran Nuclear Talks With U.S.

Wall Street Journal: Ally’s snooping upset White House because information was used to lobby Congress to try to sink a deal

Soon after the U.S. and other major powers entered negotiations last year to curtail Iran’s nuclear program, senior White House officials learned Israel was spying on the closed-door talks. 57 more words

International Relations

JAY SOLOMON and LAURENCE NORMAN: France Takes Toughest Line at Iran Nuclear Talks

Wall Street Journal: Negotiations move closer to March 31 cutoff without a breakthrough

France is again adopting the toughest line against Iran in negotiations aimed at curbing Tehran’s nuclear program, potentially placing Paris at odds with the Obama administration as a diplomatic deadline to forge an agreement approaches at month-end. 42 more words

International Relations

Republicans Misstep Over Iran

When 47 Republican senators signed an open letter to the “leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” they inappropriately and unwittingly undercut American foreign policy. The letter comes in the wake of a debate over a possible nuclear deal with Iran that would limit the country’s nuclear program.  845 more words

Current Events

JOSEPH LIEBERMAN: Congress Deserves a Vote on Iran

Wall Street Journal: Large bipartisan majorities in the legislature created the sanctions. Ending them warrants legislative review.

As the Obama administration moves closer to a diplomatic agreement with Iran regarding its nuclear program, a bipartisan group of senators—including Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker and ranking Democrat Bob Menendez—has put forward legislation that would provide Congress with a mechanism to review such a deal. 43 more words

Politics

Washington Post Defends Netanyahu and Makes a Case for War with Iran


What’s unfortunately being lost even among many on the left in all the talk about the so-called “negotiations” between the world powers and Iran about Iran’s nuclear program is that the U.S. 1,018 more words