An administration which so easily lies to its own citizens to achieve domestic political ends cannot be trusted to act faithfully towards the citizens of other countries. Continue reading
Focusing on incitement misses a more subtle, yet more fundamental part of the equation: the absence of contrary, counter-incitement Arab and Palestinian voices. Where is the Palestinian Peace Now? The Arab Voice for Peace? P-Street? The Palestinian movement to boycott and divest from Palestinian entities until terror and violence against Israelis is ended? Continue reading
This column was originally published in American Thinker.
For reasons both financial (his $100 million fortune) and ideological, a genuine peace with a Jewish Israel is the last thing Mahmoud Abbas wants, and the last thing one should expect to emerge from current negotiations.
Life is good for Mahmoud Abbas. He is not about to mess it up by reaching a comprehensive peace agreement with Israel. Continue reading
Obama’s waffling over the red line he himself painted cuts to the core of whether he can be relied upon to keep even his own commitments anywhere else–such as American peace process guarantees for Israel. Would you buy a used peace plan from this man?
The failure to hold Egypt is cataclysmic for a movement which feeds off its own success. The shattered sense of Muslim Brotherhood invincibility and inevitability poses a major problem for continued Islamist growth and popular support. The invincible strong horse just broke a leg. Continue reading
John McCaslin of America’s Morning News interviews Abe about Syria on August 29, 2013