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Giving up Something for Nothing in Geneva Iran talks

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:15am
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On Wednesday, The Israel Project hosted a conference call with Dr. Emily Landau of Israel’s Institute for National Security Studies.

Dr. Landau is a non-proliferation expert and spoke about the problems with the agreement apparently being negotiated between the P5+1 (United States, China, France, Great Britain, Russia and Germany) and Iran.

Landau focused...

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Israel critics can’t handle “Brutal Honesty” about Lydda and refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 18, 2013 at 12:30pm
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The featured image of Thomas Friedman above comes from a talk he gave about many of the marvels of modern technology. At the beginning he says that you have “every bit of knowledge available to you” from Google. It’s a bit of an overstatement, but his point is essentially correct.

One particular...

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Valerie Jarrett and Iran again?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 18, 2013 at 9:14am
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Almost exactly one year ago reports surfaced that Valerie Jarrett was engaged in “secret” negotiations with Iran as Obama’s personal emissary.

The reports originated with Iranian bloggers, and was reported also by The New York Times. The Obama administration categorically denied the reports.

Now Israeli television is reporting similar involvement, via the Times...

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You can keep your nuke free Iran if you like it

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 15, 2013 at 2:59pm
Emergency Comm Israel Obama Promise Explosion

Not sure I agree with the linkage of Obama’s broken promise that you can keep your insurance plan and his promise that Iran will not get nukes.

One he knew was false at the time he made the promise, the other was, um, … oh, never mind.

Via The Times of Israel:

The Emergency...

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U.N. once again proves it is a very sick organization

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 15, 2013 at 11:01am
UN AntiIsrael Resolutions Interpreter

From Yair Rosenberg at The Tablet (via U.N. Watch) :

Yesterday was “bash Israel” day at the United Nations–which is to say, Thursday. The U.N. General Assembly, which last year passed 22 resolutions condemning Israel and only four against other individual countries, approved nine such resolutions lambasting the Jewish state. Naturally, it had...

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The French Objections

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8:51am
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Let’s review some of the administration’s diplomatic activity over the past week.

Lee Smith:

Haaretz reports that the administration misled Israel regarding the terms of the proposed interim agreement with Iran over its nuclear weapons program. One senior Israeli official explained that on Wednesday Israel had seen an outline that the Israelis “didn’t...

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Israel Haters and Hezbollah at the University of Washington

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Guest Post by Michael Roberts  ▪  Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 10:56am
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I received the call in the late afternoon, “do you want to go to BDS 101 at The University of Washington tonight?”

BDS stands for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction of Israel and represents a radical movement bent on the destruction of the Jewish State. The D in BDS should stand for...

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The radical anti-Zionist Left

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 10:15am
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NGO Monitor keeps watch on anti-Israeli non-governmental organizations, and provides valuable research contesting many of the outlandish claims made by these mostly left-wing groups financed by European governments.

The NGOs, some of which are staffed by...

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Breaking: France refuses to allow Obama to sell out to Iran on nuke talks

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:33pm
John Kerry Geneva

With a fevered and frantic breathless pace, Obama via John Kerry has been pushing to sign a sell-out deal with Iran that would ease sanctions without shutting down Iran’s nuke program.

Benjamin Netanyahu was furious when he found out that ...

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Phony Polonium

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 8, 2013 at 12:30pm
Arafat being carried ill

The New York Times reports Swiss Report Supports Theory Arafat Was Poisoned. Now, of course, the New York Times isn’t the only news outlet to be reporting this. But is it news?

When someone makes an incredible claim, it is the job of the news media to investigate it and challenge it...

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On the cusp of a historic sell-out of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 8, 2013 at 10:48am
Kerry Talks Israel Palestinian

We are on the cusp of the most historic sell-out of Israel by any United States administration.

We told you all along that in his second term Obama would impose a settlement on Israel according to what he viewed as reasonable:

Obama will force his vision of a settlement on Israel in a...

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John Kerry pretty much threatens Israel to concede key issues to Palestinians

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 2:48pm
John Kerry Confident Peace Talks

John Kerry’s public warning to Israel that it will face a 3rd Intifada and international delegitimization unless it relinquishes “illegitimate” settlements and a final peace deal does not leave a single Israeli solder in the West Bank, was a clear threat.

The threat took place in an interview with Israeli and Palestinian television, as...

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Brown U. divestment committee faculty member signed 2009 letter calling Israel Apartheid state

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 5:30pm
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Our examination of the shout-down of Ray Kelly at Brown University has moved from the events that day to examining reaction of faculty, including from Political Science Professor Marion Orr who apologized for inviting Kelly, and Biology Professor Ken Miller who issued a forceful denunciation of the shout-down.

Something interesting happened along the way, as...

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A CAMERA in Jerusalem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 4, 2013 at 2:30pm
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The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) is a valuable resource on which we frequently rely for news tips and information regarding the Middle East. 

I’m not sure how I ended up on CAMERA’s email update list, and I’m not even sure how you could sign up for...

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One man’s axe murderer is another’s hero

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:45am
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As we’ve noted earlier, much of the media is obsessed with settlements, intent on portraying them as the main obstacle to peace. There’s a tendency on the other side...

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Brown U. faculty supporter of anti-Ray Kelly protest also anti-Israel zealot

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 8:30pm
Ray Kelly Protesters on Street

I have been following various faculty reactions to the Ray Kelly shout-down, including from Political Science Professor Marion Orr who apologized for inviting Kelly, and Biology Professor Ken Miller who issued a forceful denunciation of the shout-down.

So when I saw an article in The Brown Daily Herald about a faculty panel...

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LBJ: Return to pre-1967 borders “not a prescription for peace but for renewed hostilities”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5:00pm
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To read through recent news reports one could assume that the biggest obstacle to Palestinian Israeli peace are “settlements.”

To cement that impression the New York Times published an article, 1,500 Units to Be Added in Settlement, Israel Says. The caption of a photograph directly bene...

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