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Iran’s Demographic Death Grip: STD Epidemic and Plummeting Birth Rate

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8:30pm
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David Goldman, aka Spengler, has written extensively about demography.

In 2011 we highlighted his argument that Israel is an emerging demographic superpower:

Like the vanishing point in a perspective painting, long-term projections help us order our perceptions of what we see in front of us today. Here’s one to think about, fresh from the...

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No, Iran, Obama did not “unfriend” Netanyahu on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:00am
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Iranian media outlet Press TV made a major error yesterday when they mistook an Israeli satire article for actual news.

I realize that most of us have been fooled at some point by a link on Facebook or Twitter making some sort of ridiculous claim, but Press TV reached a whole...

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Cruz v. Paul on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00pm
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This weekend, Senators Cruz, Paul, and Rubio squared off about a number of issues at a Freedom Partners event; Iran being the most contentious part of the conversation.

“We’re allowing Iran to continue building centrifuges an enrich uranium. They’ve been negotiating for two years, this is the worst negotiation in the...

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Will Hezbollah attempt to capture Metula?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 23, 2015 at 5:45pm
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After several senior Hezbollah military leaders and an Iranian General were killed in the Syrian portion of the Golan Heights, presumably by Israel, there is plenty of speculation as to when and how Hezbollah and Iran will react.

An article in The Times...

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Argentine Prosecutor Death in Iran Terror Case Gets Curiouser

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 23, 2015 at 11:30am
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Sunday night Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found shot to death in his apartment. Nisman had been scheduled the following day to present his criminal complaint against Argentinian President  Cristina Fernández de Kirchner before a closed session of Argentina’s congress.

The initial claim (one made by Kirchner herself on her Facebook page) that...

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Mossad Chief: Not opposed to Iran sanctions, contrary to reports

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 9:22am
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On January 21, 2015, Josh Rogin and Eli Lake at Bloomberg News reported Israeli Mossad Goes Rogue, Warns U.S. on Iran Sanctions:

The Israeli intelligence agency Mossad has broken ranks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, telling U.S. officials and lawmakers that a new Iran sanctions bill in...

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John Boehner trolls Obama with speech invite to Netanyahu

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 11:34am
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Is there anyone who gets Obama more upset than Bibi Netanyahu?

It’s not for nothing that unnamed senior administration officials called Netanyahu “chickenshit” and mocked Israel’s failure to attack Iran.

There is no love lost in that relationship.

Remember when Bibi lectured...

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Murdered or Suicide? Argentine Prosecutor Who Blew Whistle On Iranian Terror Link

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 19, 2015 at 6:47pm
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Alberto Nisman, the Argentinian prosecutor who investigated the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires and documented Iran’s extensive terror ties in the western hemisphere, was found dead at his home Sunday night of a bullet wound to the head.

Nisman was slated to testify today on his latest explosive accusations...

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Q. Why did the Iranian General approach Israel’s Syrian border?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 19, 2015 at 12:15pm
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Yesterday we reported how an Israeli helicopter strike just over the Syrian Golan border killed several senior Hezbollah terrorist leaders, including Jihad Mughniyeh, the son of legendary and assassiated Hezbollah terror coordinatior Imad Mughniyeh. The elder Mughniyeh was responsible, among other things, for the Marine barracks bombing in Beirut that...

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Reports: Israel bombs Syrian missile transfers to Hezbollah

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 11:04am
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Iran recently boasted how it had transferred via Syria game-changing missiles to the terrorist Hezbollah, which controls much of Lebanon and is fighting alongside the Assad regime in Syria.

Israel has warned about such missile transfers, and reportedly (without Israel admitting it publicly) bombed convoys and facilities in Syria to stop...

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NY Times: Iranian nuke hardliners are just like our nuke hardliners

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 28, 2014 at 11:00am
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A post-mortem about the recently concluded P5+1 nuclear talks with Iran in The New York Times made a false equivalence between the two sides.

In the end, both were constrained by hard-line politics at home. Mr. Zarif, while friendly, outgoing and Westernized, had pushed to the very limits of his brief; he...

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My Thanksgiving thanks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 12:30pm
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Thanks to many for making this Thanksgiving so meaningful.

This is not an exhaustive list, but it’s a good start:

  • The Wife. We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary earlier this year.
  • The Kids. Three great ones.
  • Health, and Mandy’s recovery.
  • The U.S. of A. Still the place to be.
  • The Constitution and Bill of Rights. Beats any...
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Iran’s really, really, really good nuke week

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 10:00am
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It’s interesting to see headlines that the P5+1 talks in Vienna about Iran’s nuclear program were called a failure.

On one very important level they were a success. No there was no agreement on a long term deal to roll back Iran’s nuclear program. But there was an agreement to extend the...

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NY Times: We Must Achieve An Iran Nuke Deal For Our Time

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:30pm
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An editorial in The New York Times today about the ongoing P5+1 nuclear talks with Iran warns about the dire consequences of the two sides not reaching an agreement.

The consequences of failure to reach an accord would be serious, including the weakening of President Hassan Rouhani of Iran and his foreign...

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Will Flipping the Senate Lessen the Chance of a Bad Iran Nuclear Deal?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 10, 2014 at 10:00am
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With the Senate flipping from Democratic control to Republican control, the question emerges whether the legislature, now in the hands of the opposition, will be able to rein in President Barack Obama in the event that he engineers a bad nuclear deal with Iran.

In short, the Senate will almost certainly be...

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Flashback – When Iranians chant “Death to America” they mean “I’d really like to visit Disneyland”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 4:39pm
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Today is the anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979.

Proving that not much has changed on the Iranian street or in its government, tens of thousands took to the streets to chant “Death to America,” as reported by The Washington Post:

Thousands of Iranians chanted “Down with...

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Report: Obama Administration Looks to Sweeten Nuclear Deal for Iran. Again.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7:00am
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Remember when President Barack Obama said that the United States will “always have Israel’s back” when it comes to Israel’s security—especially in regards to Iran’s nuclear program?

Or when Secretary of State John Kerry said that with Iran “no deal was better than a bad deal?”

They were lying.

The administration’s aim is to...

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