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  • Khamenei: Iran will attack to defend itself

    March 20, 2012 | 10:33 am

    In the face of aggression from the United States or Israel, Iran will attack to defend itself, Iran’s most powerful figure, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday.

    “We do not have nuclear weapons and we will not build them but in the face of aggression from the enemies, whether from...

  • Israel has a legal case for striking Iran

    March 12, 2012 | 10:26 am

    In a world where nuclear weapons could soon be in the hands of a rogue nation like Iran, an Israeli preemptive strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities would be fully justified. Despite its ban on aggressive war, Article 51 of the United Nations Charter clearly recognizes a state’s...

  • Jewish leaders caught between criticizing, defending Obama

    April 20, 2010 | 3:02 pm

    With anxiety over the White House’s Middle East policy mounting in some pro-Israel circles, several Jewish organizational leaders have found themselves in a discomfiting position: criticizing the Obama administration in public while stridently defending the president in private...

  • The Other Soldiers

    By Si Frumkin

    March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "Do you remember me?" he asked. "I am Semion, the soldier with the camel. In Berlin, at the Brandenburg Gate, remember?"

    I sure did. During the war there were no trucks for his artillery unit, so several dozen camels were shipped in from Soviet Asia to pull the guns. Just two made...

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  • The Ethics of War

    By Uriel Heilman

    October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    When the U.S. House and Senate voted last week to pass resolutions authorizing the use of military force against Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq, the domestic political debate surrounding the war issue was brought to rest, at least for the time being. But for many people across the...

  • Young Man on Campus

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Last week I worried in this space that our college students were ill-equipped to defend American Jewry's pro-Israel position. I asked for a volunteer to explain what's going on. Luckily, Donald Cohen-Cutler, a UC Davis freshman and an international relations major, stepped up to the...

  • Defending Hillary

    By Dennis Prager

    July 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    I wish to defend Hillary Clinton against the charge of anti-Semitism. The charge emanates from her allegedly calling Paul Fray, the Jewish manager of husband Bill's failed 1974 Congressional campaign, a "Jew bastard."

    I do so as a practicing Jew; as an author of a book on...