Hold the Line Today in Washington, Bibi, and Remind Our President of These Painful Truths

May 18, 2009

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on his way to the White House later today to meet with President Obama, Israel faces a potentially existential threat from Iran, whose leadership has repeatedly stated its intention to destroy the...

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When President Obama Captures Bin Laden, Will the Loony Left Protest?

April 20, 2009

Looks like the loony left just can’t stop agitating for terrorists’ rights.

The U.S. should never mistreat ordinary prisoners of war. But from what I’ve read, the three terrorist master-planners subjected to the so-called...

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The Soft Bigotry of Good Intentions

April 17, 2009

Interesting story on Huffpo today on how Bobby Jindal supposedly rebuked former Vice President Dick Cheney for asserting the U.S. is less safe due to some of President Obama’s decisions.

Despite the Huffpo’s headline...

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Long Live Democracy and the Courage of Ordinary Iraqis

February 3, 2009


Saturday’s provincial elections in Iraq were a great triumph for democracy worldwide and especially for the Iraqi people. William Shawcross in The Guardian has written an excellent column on the subject.

For the first time in...

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The Eloquent Words of a Hindu Israel-Supporter

January 7, 2009

Yesterday about 800 people gathered outside the Israeli consulate to support Israel.  Among those I met was Mr. Gaurang G. Vaishnav, executive vice president of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council of America. He was...

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Today’s Rally in Support of Israel Draws 800, including Christian and Buddhist Supporters

January 6, 2009

Just returned from the Israeli consulate, 42nd St. and Second Ave., where about 800 gathered in the cold to support Israel’s right to self-defense.

Musicians played and the crowd gathered to sing and peacefully show support. In...

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It’s Not U.S. Foreign Policy, Folks, They Just Hate Us

November 28, 2008

Today brought the terrible news that among the 195 killed and 295 wounded in terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, five Americans were murdered, including two Chabad rabbis and one of their wives, and a man from Virginia and his 13-year-old...

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Mumbai Attacks No Acts of “Desperation”

November 27, 2008

First, on this Thanksgiving Day, my thoughts and prayers are with Chabad Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife Rivka Holzberg and their son, who were held hostage by Islamist terrorists in this morning’s attacks in Mumbai, India,...

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Walk With Kings, Nor Lose the Common Touch

September 27, 2008


Last night’s McCain/Obama debate was pretty much a draw, suspending any partisan sentiment. Obama was strong out of the starting gate; He is certainly smooth, and he knows how to play on people’s concerns on the sensitive economic front....

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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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