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Are Trump and Obama right about a “Russian Quagmire?”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 5, 2015 at 1:30pm 10/5/2015 at 1:30pm

For all his faults, Vladimir Putin has managed to do the impossible: by ordering rogue airstrikes on non-ISIS strongholds in Syria, he has united the various rebel factions vying for power in the region, and forced Barack Obama and Donald Trump to agree on something.

During a press conference last Friday,...

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Stormy Forecast for US – China Relations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSKL-cSirg
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 5, 2015 at 10:00am 10/5/2015 at 10:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSKL-cSirg

As our East Coast deals with the effects of Hurricane Joaquin and tens of thousands are evacuated in Southern China from the path of typhoon Mujigae, it appears that the relationship between the two nations is headed for equally turbulent weather.

While Obama was meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to complain...

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Obama Snubs Egyptian President al-Sisi

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 10:00am 9/29/2015 at 10:00am

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is one of the key heads-of-state participating in the United Nations General Assembly’s 70th meeting.

President al-Sisi, an advocate of an Islamic “reformation” and one of the most engaged warriors in the war against terror, says the

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Don’t compare Australia’s new Prime Minister to Bernie Sanders

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 8:30am 9/17/2015 at 8:30am

This week saw the election of Malcolm Turnbull as the new Prime Minister of Australia, after having defeated the sitting Prime Minister Tony Abbott as head of Australia’s conservative ‘Liberal Party’.

Some commentators in the United States have, erroneously, compared Turnbull’s ascension to power to that of Democratic Party Presidential Candidate Bernie...

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Samantha Power sides with the oppressor

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 7, 2015 at 7:30pm 9/7/2015 at 7:30pm

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power recently wrote a piece for Politico arguing the Congress not reject the nuclear deal with Iran.

In short she argued that rejecting the deal would leave the United States, not Iran isolated and the ability of the United States would be greatly...

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Scott Walker Rejects “Passive” Foreign Policy Approach

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2015 at 7:54pm 8/28/2015 at 7:54pm

Today Wisconsin Governor and presidential hopeful Scott Walker offered his comprehensive vision for what foreign policy, military policy, and diplomacy would look like under the Walker Administration.

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

In his first foreign policy speech, presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday called for increasing military spending,...

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Spanish reversal of ban on Jewish musician has BDS in panic

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 6:02pm 8/20/2015 at 6:02pm

American Jewish reggae singer Matisyahu was banned from the Spanish Rototom Sunsplash festival after intense pressure from supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, who demanded that Matisyahu sign a pledge supporting a Palestinian state.

Matisyahu was singled out because he was Jewish. He’s not even Israeli. No other musician, regardless...

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What’s in Obama’s best interest is not necessarily what’s in America’s best interest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 1:00pm 8/11/2015 at 1:00pm

If the overheated rhetoric and denunciations of the opponents of the disastrous Iranian nuclear deal weren’t over the top before Chuck Schumer announced his position, they certainly have reached that point now.

William Jacobson and Kemberlee Kaye have catalogued some of the more appalling responses here and here. Two of the worst accusations...

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Israeli Priest Slams Anti-Israel Boycott Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 24, 2015 at 8:30am 7/24/2015 at 8:30am

On July 16, Israel’s Christian Empowerment Council (CEC) released a short pamphlet titled Test The Spirits: A Christian Guide to the Anti-Israel Boycott Movement (BDS).

It’s authored by Father Gabriel Naddaf, a Greek Orthodox priest from Nazareth in the Galilee.

The new guide garnered some publicity in Israel.

But here in the U.S., other...

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Army Commander Tears into Obama Foreign Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 11:40am 7/22/2015 at 11:40am

The 2016 elections will boil down to cause, and effect—and when it comes to foreign policy, the Democrats will have much to answer for, especially when it comes to the rise of ISIS.

The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, which began in 2010, remains one of Obama’s more controversial foreign...

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Awaiting historic sellout of Israel by Obama-Kerry

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 12:00pm 7/12/2015 at 12:00pm

President Barack Obama has, at least since 2012, claimed that he has Israel’s back regarding his engagement with Iran.

But as the Iran nuke negotiations move closer to an agreement, with reports it could happen by tomorrow, it is clear that Obama’s words are empty rhetoric.

In M...

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“Israelis live in the real world, not the world of Obama’s delusional hope”

http://journal.ijreview.com/2015/6/244984-spent-two-weeks-talking-israelis-heres-say-president-obama-iran/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 7:00am 7/1/2015 at 7:00am
http://journal.ijreview.com/2015/6/244984-spent-two-weeks-talking-israelis-heres-say-president-obama-iran/

As part of my effort to reach new audiences, I have a post at IJ Review regarding my recent trip to Israel, I Spent Two Weeks Talking With Israelis. Here’s What They Had To Say About President Obama and...

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Israel’s Revenge Is That “We Are Still Here”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 9:35am 6/7/2015 at 9:35am

My wife and I are back, after an intense two weeks in Israel.

From the Lebanese to Gaza borders, from the Mediterranean Sea to Judea and Samaria, from the cool evenings of Jerusalem to the heat of the Negev Desert, from an apartment in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of...

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Iowa Democrats Can’t Name Hillary’s Accomplishments

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 10:00am 5/21/2015 at 10:00am

MSNBC’s Morning Joe recently asked a panel of Iowa Democrats to cite something, anything, that Hillary Clinton accomplished in her role as secretary of state. The silence was deafening.

Daniel Halper of the Weekly Standard:

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Mr. Kerry goes to Sochi

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 11, 2015 at 4:30pm 5/11/2015 at 4:30pm

Brace yourselves for an international incident: John Kerry is going to Russia…and he wants to talk about Ukraine.

And Iran.

And Syria.

I don’t think I’m out of line for assuming that some sort of disaster will come of this, even if he does manage to make progress with the increasingly...

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Gulf Leaders Snub Obama’s Latest Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 11, 2015 at 1:11pm 5/11/2015 at 1:11pm

Well, that’s embarrassing.

What if you threw a summit and no one came? That’s Obama’s reality this week as four of six Persian Gulf heads of state have declined his invitation to a summit at Camp David later this week.

The kings of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have dropped out entirely,...

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The gathering storm around Israel

post-victory Western Wall visit
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 8:30am 3/18/2015 at 8:30am
post-victory Western Wall visit

Since we all tend to self-select on Twitter, it wasn’t a surprise that my timeline was filled with thrill for Benjamin Netanyahu’s surprisingly strong victory in the Israeli elections.

Sure, technically it was a win for Likud and the Israeli “right,” but it was all Netanyahu’s win on Twitter.

Or rather, it was...

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