At a National Prayer Breakfast in Washington attended by the Dalai Lama, President Obama decried Isis’ “death cult” and “hijacking” of Islam, and promised “to push back against those” who would distort “religion for their nihilistic end.” By implication, he also warned against...
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Former Saudi ambassador to the US Bandar bin Sultan has returned to the spotlight with his appointment as the kingdom’s intelligence chief, but what does it mean asks Elliott Abrams in the Weekly Standard.
[T]he Saudis have been off the field. Now they...
July 13, 2012 | 3:26 am
His acquittal leaves the former prime minister well-placed for a return to politics, something that could change the future of the peace process, writes Nir Eisikovits in Christian Science Monitor.
Olmert will almost certainly...
June 27, 2012 | 2:46 pm
Which is the more serious problem today: Islamic extremism or anti-Islamic bigotry?
The latest contribution to this debate comes from The Nation, the leading magazine of America’s left, in its current special edition on “Islamophobia: Anatomy of an American Panic.” Its...
May 28, 2012 | 3:10 am
All political parties that have emerged in the wake of the Arab Spring will be accountable to their electorates, including the Islamists, writes Marwan Muasher in the Washington Post.
The field in countries such as Egypt, Tunisia,...
May 6, 2012 | 6:03 am
British leftists are kowtowing to an ever-growing Islamist movement, at the expense of Israel and the Jewish people, writes David Pryce-Jones in the National Review.
In order to focus their hostility, the enemies of Israel ascribe...
May 3, 2012 | 3:31 am
Jewish tradition has more in common with modern Christian values than it has with the liberal attitudes espoused by many Jews today, argues Michael Medved in Commentary Magazine.
In which areas, exactly, can committed Jews identify...
April 17, 2012 | 3:47 am
Laura Rozen of Al-Monitor offers an exclusive look at how EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton was instrumental in keeping the latest round of negotiations with Iran afloat.
Ashton has earned “a status as a...
April 15, 2012 | 3:52 am
Syrian refugees who found sanctuary in Libya talk to Abigail Hauslohner of Time about the differences between the revolts against the rules of Muammar Gadhafi and Bashar Assad.
[T]he Syrians who have fled Homs for the relative safety of their Arab...
March 26, 2012 | 5:38 am
Israel would be better off cooperating with the UN Human Rights Council and possibly avoiding a similar palaver to the Gaza war probe, writes Raphael Ahren in the Times of Israel.
Jerusalem did not learn any lesson from...
March 19, 2012 | 5:42 am
Iran may have a far more cynical approach to an Israeli assault than one would imagine, writes Marvin G. Weinbaum in the National Interest.
Iran’s leaders well understand that certain governing elites, especially among the Gulf countries, would be pleased to...
February 21, 2012 | 2:08 am
As talk grows of an Israeli strike on Iran, so do Israeli concerns about reprisal missile strikes on its civilian population, writes Aron Heller for the Associated Press.
Skepticism about Israel’s ability to defend itself runs deep...
February 12, 2012 | 3:13 am
Writing in Foreign Policy, Robert Haddick presents the case why this time, Israel is not bluffing when it comes to a strike on Iran.
Yet from Israel’s point of view, time really has run out. The sanctions have come too late. And when Israeli policymakers consider...
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This is the first of two parts on Pakistan and terror. Next week: Anti-Semitism and Pakistan.
"Abhi India me pat'ta bhi nahi hil sakega."
"Now even a leaf will need permission to stir in India," remarked R, a young Indian woman at an expat dinner off London's Baker Street on the...
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