President Abbas' Palestinian Bus: Heading in the Wrong Direction

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has a decision to make. Directly negotiate peace with Israel, or make a bad situation worse. Time and time again, President Obama and other world leaders have called him to the negotiating table. Time and time again President Abbas has chosen the futile path. Leadership is needed now. President Abbas must…

Iran: Time for new world order to oppose 'uncivilized Zionists'

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— In his much-anticipated address before the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for a new world order that does not operate in service to “the devil,” which he rather clearly identified as the “Zionist entity.” After complaining about escalating Western sanctions against Iran…

Congressman confirms Netanyahu-Shapiro spat

By HERB KEINON, JPOST— Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and US Ambassador Dan Shapiro did engage in a sharp, undiplomatic exchange last Friday over Netanyahu’s frustration with the Obama Administration’s Iran policy, the US congressman in that meeting said Thursday. Republican Congressman Mike Rogers from Michigan, who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, told a Michigan radio…

New Democratic Party Platform Betrays Israel

By JOSEPH KLEIN, FRONTPAGE— Despite some introductory bromides proclaiming the “unshakable commitment” of President Obama and the Democratic Party to Israel’s security, the 2012 Democratic National Platform, titled “Moving America Forward,” mirrors perfectly President Obama’s decision to turn his back on our closest ally in the Middle East. It represents a radical break with prior…

Iran forced to backtrack on guided nuclear tour for NAM leaders and Ban

By DEBKAFILE— Tehran was forced to eat crow and backtrack on its ploy for winning international recognition for its nuclear program by showing Non-Aligned Summit leaders and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon around its nuclear sites. The tour was planned for Wednesday, Aug. 29. It would have been a mockery of US-promoted nuclear diplomacy, International…