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  • Bush should press China on cutting Sudan ties

    By Rabbi Or N. Rose

    February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Steven Spielberg announced recently that he had resigned as the artistic director of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, writing in a public statement, "I find that my conscience will not allow me to continue with business as usual."

    Later, the Hollywood mogul would add, "At this point,...

  • Israel and U.S. Jews intensify efforts to isolate Iran

    By Ron Kampeas

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    A renewed push from Jewish organizations for tougher sanctions against Iran is facing tough obstacles in Washington and capitals throughout the world.

    American Jewish groups are aggressively attempting to rally support for isolating Iran until it ends its suspected nuclear weapons...

  • Olmert straddles line between hawks and doves

    By Leslie Susser

    September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    With the planned Middle East summit in Washington less than two months away, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is caught in an ideological battle between his party's doves and hawks.

    Who prevails could have major ramifications for Israel's prospects of peace with the Palestinians....

  • Zinni’s Third Time Around

    By Matthew E. Berger

    March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Peace envoy Anthony Zinni's return to the Middle East later this week is seen as an attempt to address mounting international pressure on the Bush administration.

    Zinni set off for Israel as the U.N. Security Council, in a surprise move, approved a resolution Tuesday night calling...