Thursday, October 30, 2014 Heshvan 6, 5775

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Douglas Bloomfield
Egypt and Israel began peace overtures in 1977, after both had decided that the United States was part of the problem, not the solution. President Jimmy Carter had just called for a joint U.S.-Soviet-sponsored Middle East Peace Conference, and the last thing Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin wanted at the table was the Soviet Union, which the Egyptians had just...
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Barry Rubin
The elephant has gone into labor and brought forth a mouse. That's the most apt remark about the end-game in the international effort to stop Iran getting nuclear weapons. After three years of intensive diplomacy involving the highest-ranking policy-makers and "best minds" of the Western countries, the Iranian government has literally run rings around its adversaries. Tehran has repeatedly lied...
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Who's Keeping Count? In the coming month, the U.N. Security Council is due to vote on proposed sanctions against Iran for its pursuit of nuclear-weapons technology. The result of negotiations between the United States and the other members of the Council can be roughly characterized as something in between a complete failure and a joke. There's little doubt that Iran...
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Fattah Backs Resolution on Iran Holocaust Denial Rep. Chaka Fattah strongly supports House Resolution 1091, which was approved with no dissenting votes on Dec. 8, "condemning in the strongest terms Iran's commitment to hold an international Holocaust-denial conference." Rep. Fattah believes the Iran Holocaust-denial conference to be abhorrent -- a ploy by pretend scholars and racists to debase the historic,...
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Tiff over oath scratches the surface of a far more difficult clash of values
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In late November, radio talk-show host and columnist Dennis Prager penned an article criticizing an incoming member of Congress for announcing that he would take the oath of office in January by swearing upon a Koran. Prager is a respected Jewish author who was recently added to the roster of the board of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, which...
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