Be pragmatic

By HEATHER ROBINSON, JWReview— Recently, several Jewish-Americans who know I write about politics have confided that they are either planning to vote for Mitt Romney, or they are profoundly undecided about the Presidential election. In a few cases, they shared that they are lifelong Democratic voters, and spoke in hushed tones about their indecision. As…

Libya, Jordan and Obama's guiding lights

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST The operational, intelligence and political fiascos that led to and followed the September 11 jihadist assault on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, all derive from the same problem. That problem is the failure of US President Barack Obama’s conceptual framework for understanding the Middle East. The Islamic revolutionary wave sweeping…

Netanyahu under pressure regarding Israel's biblical heartland

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself under increasing pressure both for and against adopting a recent study concluding that the Jews have a legal and historical right to resettle Judea and Samaria. Judea and Samaria are, of course, the biblical heartland of ancient Israel, a region central to the…