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  • The big con about Iran

    By Larry Derfner

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Despite all the skepticism, the United States and Israel do have a military option in Iran: pre-emptive nuclear annihilation.
     
    The United States and Israel, or the United States by itself, or maybe even Israel by itself, can destroy Iran and its 69 million people, probably in a...
  • Israel Presses for Halt on Iran A-Bomb

    By Leslie Susser

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    After months of keeping a low profile on Iran's nuclear program, Israel has launched an intensive diplomatic campaign to convince the international community to pressure Tehran to drop its efforts to produce a nuclear bomb.

    Israeli officials say the campaign, involving the United...

  • Sharon Wins Big With Bush

    By Ron Kampeas

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    One historic concession deserves another. Just four months after Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon -- the father of the settlement movement -- stunned Israelis by pledging to evacuate some settlements, he got his payback from President Bush, who reversed decades of U.S. policy by...

  • Sharon’s Plans for Peace Draw Fire

    By Leslie Susser

    November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    After several years in office that have been characterized by ongoing violence and diplomatic stalemate, Ariel Sharon says he is determined to press ahead with new peace moves that could include "painful concessions" to the Palestinians.

    The prime minister's remarks last week...

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  • But Officer, It’s Yontif!

    By Gaby Wenig

    September 25, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Worried about getting a parking ticket while you're praying for your soul? Don't fret. You can take as long as you want in synagogue this Rosh Hashanah, because Los Angeles' normally overzealous traffic cops will be off your back.

    City Councilman Jack Weiss has used his diplomatic...

  • Sharon’s Elections Gambit

    By Leslie Susser

    November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Early elections may not have been Ariel Sharon's first choice, but his decision to go to the polls as soon as possible enables the savvy Israeli prime minister to make a number of political and diplomatic gains.

    By calling the shots, Sharon comes across as a powerful leader still...

  • Waking Up to the Right

    By Gary Rosenblatt

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Be honest: ever wake up in a cold sweat these days after dreaming that Al Gore and Joe Lieberman had indeed been elected, after all? Ever look around, while driving to or from work, to see if anyone can tell you're listening to Rush Limbaugh on the radio -- and loving what he says...

  • Helpers Harm

    By James D. Besser

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    It's one of the oddities of world affairs that the worse things get in the Middle East, the more various countries, international bodies and individuals want a piece of the diplomatic action. The region could use some help, but sadly, recent offers by a number of hopeful mediators...

  • Red-Carpet Treatment

    By Michael J

    September 21, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    It's after Labor Day, which means kids are back to school, the football season has kicked off and the presidential race is heating up.

    With much less fanfare, the Jewish diplomatic season is also under way.

    The three-day U.N. Millennium Summit last week presented American Jewish...

  • Israel Speaks Up

    By Eric Silver

    May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Israel this week came out of its shell and launched a public campaign against the trial of 13 Iranian Jews charged in Isfahan with spying for Israel and the United States.

    After one of the defendants, Danny Tefilin, was paraded on Iranian television to confess his "guilt," the Foreign...

  • Israel Speaks Up

    By Eric Silver

    May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Israel this week came out of its shell and launched a public campaign against the trial of 13 Iranian Jews charged in Isfahan with spying for Israel and the United States.

    After one of the defendants, Danny Tefilin, was paraded on Iranian television to confess his "guilt," the Foreign...

  • On Winning the Terror War

    March 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Readers' Quiz No. 2: Test your knowledge of Middle East terrorism. Simply identify the following incident:

    It was one of America's most controversial "victories" against international terrorism: a negotiated settlement with a gang of Arabic-speaking hijackers who were holding American...

  • Oh, What a Tangled Web…

    By Eric Silver

    October 9, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    The botched assassination attempt on a Hamas official in Amman onSept. 25 has turned into a security, as well as a diplomatic,disaster for Israel. Commentators are calling for the resignations ofboth Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and chief of the Mossadexternal security service,...

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