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One of those “chickenshit” operations

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 10:30am
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The senior official in the Obama administration who referred to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as “chickshit” probably has much more courageous things than Operation Isotope on his resume.

Operation Isotope was a raid involving the rescue of hijacked Sabena Flight 571, and Netanyahu was a participant, along with another Israeli Prime...

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Barack’s Baseless Bibi-Basher

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7:05pm
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Yesterday Prof Jacobson rightly assessed Jeffrey Goldberg’s The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations Is Officially Here as describing a crisis “in Obama-Israel relations.”

Although the White House has offered a disavowal of the profane insult made by one of Goldberg’s sources, the full substance of his remarks needs to be rebutted.

The offending...

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Senior Obama official: Bibi Netanyahu is “chickenshit”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:13pm
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Jeffrey Goldberg writing in The Atlantic, The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations Is Officially Here:

The other day I was talking to a senior Obama administration official about the foreign leader who seems to frustrate the White House and the State Department the most. “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit,” this official...

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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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Report: Obama to Bypass Congress on Iran Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 20, 2014 at 12:00pm
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At the beginning of this year, Professor Jacobson wrote an article claiming that “...

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NY Times’ ISIS coalition coverage “unlike” the truth

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 8:15am
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The NY Times made a rather large error the other day, and then issued a correction:

“…[Our article] gave an incorrect comparison between efforts by the president to seek allies’ support for this plans and President George W. Bush’s efforts on such backing for the Iraq War. The approach Mr. Obama is...

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The Bad, Good and Worse news at Obama’s ISIS press conference

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 29, 2014 at 9:17am
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I was in class yesterday during Obama’s press conference, in which he announced the obvious: We have no strategy as to ISIS. So I didn’t get to watch it live and see the instant reaction.

There was Bad, Good and Worse news.

The bad news: We have no strategy as to ISIS, or...

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Epic rant over Obama playing golf right after James Foley statement

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10:11pm
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Lisa Daftari, Fox News contributor.

Yes there was mourning, not the grieving kind, but the former NBA basketball player Alonzo Mourning, who President Obama was photographed fist bumping with on the golf course….

It’s this wishy-washy, lead from behind, no strategy foreign policy that has put us at the mercy of militant...

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Bibi beware

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 10:25am
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There are more apparent rifts between Israel and the U.S. administration, this time over an interruption of Hellfire missiles at the request of the White House and State Department.

Normal channels apparently were followed, but the administration reportedly has its nose out of joint because the U.S. has been sidelined as Israel...

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Hillary Clinton was for her own foreign policy, before she was against it

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:14am
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Forget policy positions, etc.

Hillary Clinton is just bad as a candidate.

She’s awkward, artificial, superficial, and awkward (but I repeat myself).

She proved it with the disastrous book rollout and insistence that she’s not really rich and struggled after she and Bill left the White House.

Now she decided to distance herself from Obama’s...

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You can keep your end of Iraq war, if you like it

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 9:15pm
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Not sure if the title set-up works or not.

The Iraq war never ended. Obama just acted like it did.

Anyway, here’s this from The Free Beacon:

And this via Hot Air:

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ISIS and Yazidi: barbarism’s back, and how little we are doing about it

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8:20am
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Post-9/11, I read a quip that went something like this: “I just realized what the problem is with the 21st century. We got the numbers mixed up. It’s not 2001, it’s 1200.”

In the ensuing years, barbarism and religious wars have made a strong comeback—not that they’d ever really...

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About Second-Guessing Israel on Hamas

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 12:21pm
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told the U.S. Ambassador to Israel “not to ever second guess me again” when it comes to Hamas, after Hamas’ refusal and eventual breach of ceasefire agreements.

Did he have a point?

The international community in its zeal to solve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians makes plenty...

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For Hamas ceasefires are just tactical

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:35am
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Last week’s ceasefire between Israel and Hamas prompted a number of similarly themed observations.

Similar tweets appeared here and here and here and here.

What did Hamas...

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Three Israeli teens murdered, what comes next?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 3:21pm
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In the wake of yesterday’s awful discovery that Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar and Naftali Frankel had been murdered by the abductors, it’s now clearer what happened.

The Times of Israel reported What happened on the night of the kidnapping:

The prevailing assessment within the defense establishment is that the kidnappers, at least at...

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Hillary-Obama or Hillary v. Obama on Benghazi spin?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7:00am
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Did Hillary Clinton disagree with Obama on using the video lie to handle the Benghazi spin, despite the fact that she ultimately went along with it?

Edward Klein, whose book Blood Feud purports to give the inside scoop on the Obamas and the Clintons and the fact that there’s no love lost...

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Smart Power Update: Polish Foreign Minister Calls Ties To U.S. “Worthless”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 6:15pm
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While America’s attention has been focused on Iraq, it is easy to forget the month before we were concerned about Russian interventions in the Ukraine and

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