Poll: Most Americans would support Israel attack on Iran

by Shlomo Shamir, Haaretz Daily More than half of Americans would support Israel taking military action against Iran, according to a poll released on Wednesday. The poll was conducted by TIPP, the polling unit of TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence, a U.S. research firm of both syndicated and custom Market Research solutions. According to the poll, 43…

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NATO could 'secure' new Palestinian state

by  WorldNetDaily The United States apparently supports the idea of placing troops of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization along the border between Israel and the West Bank as part of any new Palestinian state settlement, according to a report from Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. The proposal reportedly was presented to Israeli officials at the request…

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Obama demands “tough decisions” of Israel

by JINSA Andrew J. Shapiro, Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, was dispatched last Friday to the Brookings Institution to advance the charm offensive that seeks to convince Israelis and American supporters of Israel that the Obama Administration is Israel’s best friend. He worked hard, but his bottom line was that Israel – not the…

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US and Israel fear Iran may be capable of a nuclear test this year

by  Debkafile Shahram Amiri’s voluntary repatriation to Iran and a second close look at the nuclear data he passed to the CIA are raising grave doubts about its value, debkafile’s intelligence sources report. There is mounting suspicion in Washington and Jerusalem that Tehran employed the scientist to strew red herrings in their path, namely, out-of-date…

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The fast of the ninth day of Av

By Yoram Ettinger, The Ettinger Report 1. Faith, Morality, Commemoration and Optimism Underlining National Jewish Fasts: * Jewish fasts commemorate critical historical and value-driven junctions, highlighting moral clarity, which constitutes a prerequisite to operational and existential clarity. Memory is Deliverance; forgetfulness is oblivion. * Fasts highlight the difference between Oblivion (exile) and Deliverance (ingathering of…

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