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The Crisis of the Obama-Israeli Alliance

August 31, 2012

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives to the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem in September 2012. When President Obama took office in January 2009, no secret was made of the fact that his guiding philosophy in foreign affairs was to shift gears from the priorities of his predecessor. For the Arab and Muslim world, that […]

Setting a Trap for Themselves

August 31, 2011

For the past several months Israelis and their foreign friends regarded the annual September meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) with particular dread. While the UN gathering is often a source of concern, many believe that this year’s conclave will be the most calamitous for the Jewish state in decades. The Palestinian Authority’s […]

Don’t Ignore the Ticking Time Bomb

August 31, 2010

The 2010 midterm election was widely perceived as a referendum on the economy, taxes, and the expansion of the federal deficit as a result of the Obama administration’s expensive health care and “stimulus” spending plans. As voters focused on their own financial standing as well as that of the country, foreign policy issues struggled for […]

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