Jewish Journal


October 18, 2012

by Shmuel Rosner

October 18, 2012 | 2:37 am

Mitt Romney speaking in Jerusalem, July 2012. (Photo: Reuters)


Romney's Sensible Stance on Israel-Palestine

The Republican presidential nominee had the right idea when he said that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 'is going to remain an unsolved problem', writes Leon Hadar in the National Interest

... perhaps the time has come to face reality and recognize that Romney was right, that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict “is going to remain an unsolved problem” for a long time and that Washington cannot do much more than “moving things along the best you can.” Members of the reality-based community should admit that the U.S.-led “peace process” has accomplished little. And yet, like the Energizer Bunny, it keeps going and going and going.


Don't Assume Iran Is the Greatest Threat

Writing for Foreign Policy, Daniel Byman outlines five nations he considers to be a greater threat than Iran to the U.S.

You name the problem, Pakistan seems to have it: jihadist terrorism, ethnic strife, disputed borders, endemic corruption, and a weak government that seems weaker at every pass. Oh, and it has nuclear weapons, scientists who go on the road to sell them, and a series of governments that openly back the Taliban, among other nasty movements. Under President George W. Bush, and then under Obama, the United States tried to work with Pakistan while at the same time never trusting it...


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