An Iraqi Hero

September 16, 2008


In today’s American Spectator online, I have a piece about the Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, whose sons were murdered in February 2005 following his visit to Israel to attend a counterterrorism conference there. Over the...

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Iraq’s Maverick

September 16, 2008

From The American Spectator



Last month, Iraqi parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi contacted me by phone from Baghdad with an urgent warning that Iran could be a lot closer to attaining nuclear weapons than most analysts believe.

“Do they have an atom bomb? Not...

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Don Quixote Comes to Israel

July 25, 2008

From The Jerusalem Post Magazine



It is fitting Daniel Lubetzky would grow up to be an entrepreneur who tries to bring peace to the Middle East. He recalls how, one summer when he was 12 and working for a textile wholesaler in Mexico City, he overheard people on the...

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La Plus C’est Change, la Plus C’est la Meme Chose

July 1, 2008

This interview from 1958 of the great Abba Eban, at that time Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. and its chief delegate to the U.N., provides eye-opening perspective on Israel’s enemies and detractors, as well as its...

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Obama at AIPAC: Words, Just Words

June 4, 2008

by Heather Robinson

Barack Obama just delivered his requisite pro-Israel speech to delegates of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) at the annual policy conference, an important moment on the cusp of his ascension as the Democratic nominee for...

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Israel Must Not Reject Natural Allies

June 2, 2008

A must read for all members of the pro-America, pro-Israel, pro-human rights, anti-terror community, this excellent article in this week’s Jerusalem Post magazine highlights the Israeli government’s disordered...

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A Strange Dichotomy

May 27, 2008

Having recently returned from the middle east, where I went to Ramallah and met Palestinians on their turf, I’ve been thinking about the risk I took, and also about the strange dichotomy that exists in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.


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I Spent Yesterday Afternoon in Ramallah – and Lived to Tell!

May 21, 2008

Seriously, I’m no Brooke Goldstein (no interviews of terrorists!) But yesterday I did travel to Ramallah with Daniel Lubetzky, founder of Peaceworks, a business that brings together individuals from opposing sides of world conflicts,...

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Hamas Leader Admits Using Women and Children as Human Shields

April 3, 2008

Check out this video of a Hamas leader last month openly admitting they use women and children as human shields.

It illustrates what Israel has been dealing with for decades. If only the Palestinian Authority under Yasser Arafat, winner of...

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Muslim Freedom Fighter Arrested

March 20, 2008

On Tuesday, members of Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion, a paramilitary wing of the government, stormed the offices of Bangladeshi journalist Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, arrested and interrogated him. In 2003, Mr. Choudhury, editor of the...

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