Obama now unsure Palestinians even want peace

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— US President Barack Obama has come to realize what many Middle East observers have long known: that perhaps the Palestinian Authority leadership does not want genuine peace and coexistence with Israel. Obama expressed that concern during a White House meeting with Orthodox Jewish leaders on Tuesday, according to the Jewish…

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Peace-Traumatic Stress Disorder

BY MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— Israel’s leaders appear to have developed a previously unheard-of malady, one so acute it threatens to overwhelm both their mental faculties and common sense. It is what I refer to as “Peace-Traumatic Stress Disorder” (PETS), and its symptoms are fairly easy to discern. Like any anxiety condition, it can be traced…

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Obama orders embassy to remain in Tel Aviv

BY TZI BEN GEDALYAHU, ARUTZ7— President Barack Obama for the seventh time has exercised the “security” waiver allowing him to ignore a Congressional law that the U.S. embassy be relocated to Jerusalem. The 1995 law requires the embassy to be located in the capital unless the president decides that doing so would endanger national security.…

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Palestinians: Refugees forever?

BY ASAF ROMIROWSKY AND ALEXANDER JOFFE, HA’ARETZ— A couple of weeks ago the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously passed the Kirk Amendment as part of the State Department and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill for 2013. The bill requires the State Department to specify to Congress, for the first time, what proportion of the five million…

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God Bless Canada!

BY SHIRA SORKO-RAM, MAOZ— Canada has long been considered a classical liberal democracy. In fact, according to Wikipedia, Canada is presently one of the more liberal countries in the Americas a nation with government-regulated free market, with an emphasis on social justice and social progressivism such as abortion issues and same-sex marriage. However, a quiet…

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IAF strikes in Gaza after rocket attacks on Israel

BY ELAD BENARI, ARUTZ 7— IAF aircraft struck a weapons-manufacturing site and a terror tunnel in northern Gaza on Sunday night, according to an IDF statement. The statement noted that direct hits at the targets were identified. All Israeli planes returned safely to their base. The attack came after terrorists in Hamas-controlled Gaza fired a…

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Pat Leahy's anti-Israel extremism

BY BEN SHAPIRO, FRONTPAGEMAG— Last Thursday, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) targeted an amendment by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) that would force the State Department to determine how many actual Palestinian refugees – not their children, relatives, friends, or distant relations – are being served by US tax dollars. Leahy was upset because he knew, as…

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