Placating Palestinians is formula for more bloodshed

By EARL COX, JPOST— A popular definition of insanity is to keep doing the same things over and over expecting different results.  Others call this perseverance.  Either way, those who try to solve the same problem using the same method that always ends in failure are left frustrated and unsatisfied; the problem remains unsolved. The…

Congress to Qatar: Stop funding Hamas

By JONATHAN SCHANZER, POLITICO— Qatar’s ambassador to Washington, Mohammed Bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi, is about to receive a letter that will put his diplomatic skills to the test. Congressmen Peter Roskam (R-IL) and John Barrow (D-GA) are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter on Capitol Hill this week, collecting signatures to challenge the uber-wealthy Persian Gulf emirate…

Obama to Israel: Do as we say, not as we do

By MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST-— Six weeks ago, a remarkable scene played out at the US National Defense University in Washington. In the middle of President Barack Obama’s much-anticipated speech on US counterterrorism policy, a protester from a far-left group interrupted the commander in chief and repeatedly heckled him, calling for the immediate release of terror…