How U.S. Tax Dollars Enable Ahmadinejad to Practice Press Censorship at the U.N.

September 27, 2010


The brilliant and intrepid Claudia Rosett, the investigative journalist who exposed the oil for food scandal, has a sharp blog post about a shocking incident that took place at the U.N. last week when Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, kicked out...

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Standing Up to Ahmadinejad at the U.N.

September 23, 2010


Crowds gathered yesterday at the U.N.’s Dag Hammarskjold Plaza to protest the appearance at the United Nations of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani addressed the crowd, saying:...

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Long Live Carla Bruni and Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

September 1, 2010


Disturbing news out of Iran this week as the regime-backed newspaper daily Kayhan says Carla Bruni, first lady of France, deserves to die for her views.

Taking a stand for the rights of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a 43-year-old mother of two who...

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Bolton Says Israel Has one Week to Attack; Real Assessment or Message to Russia?

August 17, 2010


Today former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton told FOX News that Israel has until the weekend to launch a military strike on Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant – or else the humanitarian risk of an attack becomes too...

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E.U. Takes a Step Away from Appeasement

August 2, 2010

Last Monday the European Union passed its toughest set of sanctions yet against the Iranian regime. My understanding is that finally, after many years of talk and attempts to “engage” with Iranian leadership, European leaders...

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Germany Must Change for EU Sanctions on Iran to Have Bite

July 26, 2010

From Los Angeles Times


As EU foreign ministers meet, Iran’s second-largest trading partner, Germany, has a responsibility — and leverage. It should lead, as an issue of conscience, in making sure new sanctions have teeth.

Foreign ministers of European...

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Christians Unite for Israel

July 25, 2010


Four thousand delegates from across the country have just wrapped up the annual Christians United for Israel (CUFI) conference in Washington D.C.

No doubt some Jewish-Americans and others who generally support Israel would not gravitate...

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Time for Germany to Show its New Character

July 13, 2010


Interesting piece in this week’s Los Angeles Times about Germany’s trade relationship with Iran.

According to this article, Germany’s industrialists and politicians “regularly advocate business with the...

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U.A.E. Sides With U.S. in Enforcing Iran Sanctions

July 12, 2010

Looks like the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. ally in Gulf War I and in Operation Iraqi Freedom, is joining the U.S. and allies in imposing sanctions on Iran. Apparently the small Gulf nation’s ruler, Khalifa Zayed Al Nahyan, is promising to...

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Jonthan Tobin on Today’s NY Times: Obama Has Shifted U.S. Policy Against Israel

April 26, 2010

Jonathan Tobin aptly characterizes, in this piece, the increasingly alarming situation currently facing Israel. He does a good job of outlining the basic reality and President Obama’s fallacious assumptions about it, as well as the...

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