The good news: The Democrats reinstated Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in their platform. This confirms my initial response to this whole affair: it was a mistake. I don’t understand why the Democrats decided to drop Jerusalem, and even with the lame excuses they were giving...
Tag: Democrats Jerusalem
September 6, 2012 | 1:14 am
September 6, 2012 | 12:47 am
Egypt has long been remiss in asserting its sovereignty in the Sinai Peninsula, a tradition that will not help end the jihadist presence there, writes Barak Barfi for Project Syndicate.
Employing CSF troops in the sensitive border...
September 5, 2012 | 3:55 am
Why the Democrats have decided to omit Jerusalem from their party platform is utterly beyond me. There is nothing more predictable than the ensuing attacks from the right following such an omission. There's nothing more likely to trouble Jewish voters who still care about Israel...
September 5, 2012 | 1:50 am
The Weekly Standard's blog takes a look at the changes in language in the Democratic policy on Israel.
In the 2008 Democratic party platform, there was this language on Jerusalem, Israel: