Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Av 26, 5776

The next president should not repeat the Middle East mistakes of Bush or Clinton
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Has there ever been a lamer duck than George W. Bush? How he went from winning a clear majority of the 2004 popular vote to his current dismal showing is a topic that will fascinate historians in the future. The answers will assuredly revolve around Hurricane Katrina, the war in Iraq, and the financial meltdown that has panicked Wall Street...
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The current issue of Azure magazine, dated summer 2008, appeared in my office recently and looked much like all the other issues of the quarterly that I've seen over the last seven or eight years. You might recall that Azure is published by the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, which is generally characterized as a think tank with a neoconservative bent...
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Livni Faces Formidable Obstacle of Sexism Embedded in Israeli Society Columnist Shira Herzog writes in the Toronto Globe and Mail ( www.theglobeandmail.com ) on Oct. 22 about the prospects for Israel's next prime minister: "Israel's Tzipi Livni promised a 'new brand' of politics that's cleaner and more transparent, but she's already being tested. Not surprisingly, the new chair of the...
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By:
Asaf Romirowsky
The United Nations harbors a deep obsession with anti-Semitism, and vocal opposition to both Zionism and the State of Israel. Over the years, Arab foes have capitalized upon these neuroses, using the world body as a vehicle to sway Western "hearts and minds" by depicting Zionism in the same manner as other fashionable enemies, such as communism and fascism. The...
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By:
Deborah E. Lipstadt
I am one of those 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling. I was a Hillary supporter. I did not support Sen. Clinton because she was a woman, but because I liked her policies and record. But, as is often the case in life, my hopes were not to be. Once that became clear, I sat on the sidelines, watching...
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