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Israel and Iran agree – Nuke deal is Iranian victory

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 9:57am 11/24/2013 at 9:57am

The nuclear agreement with Iran is being touted by the Obama administration as a significant step in keeping Iran from moving towards nuclear weapons.

In reality, the agreement is confirmation of Iran’s uranium enrichment program at a relatively high level, although some of the highest level enrichment is supposed to be suspended....

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The War of the New York Times Against Benjamin Netanyahu

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 8:00am 10/15/2013 at 8:00am

Last week in an article On Iran Talks, Congress Could Play ‘Bad Cop’, the New York Times quoted an “expert” named Cliff Kupchan:

It is a role that Congress shares with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, who warned the United Nations that Mr. Rouhani was a “wolf in sheep’s clothing,” and...

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More Building Materials for Gaza = More Terror Tunnels For Hamas

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 4:00pm 10/13/2013 at 4:00pm

When you read the first few news dispatches below from the past year and a half, keep this photo in mind.

Aid Groups and U.N. Agencies Urge Israel to Lift Gaza Blockade – The Associated Press – June 14, 2012

Fifty international aid groups and United Nations agencies urged Israel on Thursday to open Gaza’s borders,...

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Mainstream Media as Iran’s PR Flacks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 8:30am 10/9/2013 at 8:30am

One of the problems with President Hassan Rouhani’s charm offensive is that he has a record.

It’s a record that shows that he excuses the death penalty for protesters, defends Iran for its sponsorship of terror and boasts that he duped the West ten years ago.

All of this is a matter of...

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When it comes to criticizing Netanyahu, hard to tell Iran and NY Times apart

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 9:55am 10/8/2013 at 9:55am

After Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations General Assembly last week, a number of op-eds in both the New York Times and Washington Post criticized him.

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Giving Iran’s Rouhani the benefit of the doubts never given Netanyahu

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 7, 2013 at 10:15am 10/7/2013 at 10:15am

There has been a steady campaign against Prime Minister Netanyahu in the media.

Last week the Washington Post featured a column by David Ignatius arguing that Israel should let the United States give negotiations a chance. Ignatius used 1973 Yom Kippur War as a lesson for Israel, but he probably would have...

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For Israel, 1993 is more instructive than 1973

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 4, 2013 at 3:38pm 10/4/2013 at 3:38pm

Writing in The Washington Post, David Ignatious What a war in 1973 can tell us about handling Iran in 2013.

By the second clause, you know that the lesson will be...

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I love listening to the Leader of the Free World

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:00am 10/2/2013 at 7:00am

The full text is here.

Scott Johnson at Power Line has some of the key excerpts exposing the history of Iran’s new “moderate” President Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani is anything but moderate, he was a key player in numerous terrorist attacks and...

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Twenty Years Ago, an Ounce of Foresight about Oslo

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 12:08pm 9/4/2013 at 12:08pm

Last week, the New York Times kicked off its twentieth anniversary celebration of the Oslo Accords with an op-ed, Oslo, 20 years later by Uri Savir. I didn’t have to read far to learn the premise of of Savir’s argument. (Actually, I didn’t have to read it any of it to...

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John Kerry Rejects a Twenty Year Old Assumption of the Peace Process

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 6:30pm 7/30/2013 at 6:30pm

The Talks Begin

The past two days has seen the reporting on the beginning of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

First there was the reporting on the Israeli concession that made the talks possible. The New York Times reported Netanyahu agree to free 104 Prisoners:

An Israeli government official, speaking on t...

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And then there were none (of the pre-Oslo Arab killers of Israelis left in prison)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 6:30pm 7/27/2013 at 6:30pm

Another in my ongoing posts from Israel:

Today was a rest day, with the only real activity some time at the beach in front of our hotel in Tel Aviv.

The Mediterranean Sea was warm, and the waves and undertow strong.  It was great to ride the waves, but one man drowned just...

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The More Israel Gives, the More the Palestinians Take

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 11:00am 7/24/2013 at 11:00am

In the peace process nothing can be said to be certain, except Israeli confidence building measures and blaming Israel for failure

I agree with one aspect of Jeffrey Goldberg’s, Kerry’s Mide...

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Mideast Media Sampler – 04/11/2013 – The cartoon is mightier than the editorial

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:29am 4/11/2013 at 9:29am

1) The Cartoonish Mr. Netanyahu

In the space of two days the New York Times featured four articles last September mocking PM Netanyahu’s bomb cartoon.
Nod to Obama by Netanyahu in Warning to Iran on Bomb – Rick Gladstone and David Sanger – September 27, 2012

In his speech at the annual General Assembly,...

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