The 7 Pieces of Advice by Trotsky for Obama, found in the 1934 Chicago Tribune Cartoon ‘Planned Economy or Planned Destruction’

This image is taken from the 1934 Chicago Tribune cartoon ‘Planned Economy or Planned Destruction?’. It focuses on the character of Leon Trotsky, who is laying out a series of policy goals for the United States. The Chicago Tribute suggested in its latest reprint of this cartoon that we take a look at this cartoon…

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Building in Jerusalem: A Strategic Imperative

By PROF. EPHRAIM INBAR, ARUTZ 7— Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu must ignore the Pavlovian response of the international community against building in Jerusalem, particularly in Area E1. The fate of the Jewish State depends largely upon the government’s ability to take immediate action and to populate the area that links Jerusalem to Maaleh Adumim…

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Israel digs in as international community goes on the offensive

By RYAN JONES–ISRAEL TODAY— Israel on Monday responded to international condemnation over its earlier approval of more Jewish apartments in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria by announcing that an additional 1,600 housing units will now be constructed. In addition to the 3,000 units approved on Sunday, Israel will now add another 1,600 apartments to the northern…

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Northeastern U’s Students for Justice in Palestine Cheerlead Hamas & Call for the Murder of Jews

By RICHARD CRAVATTS, FRONTPAGEMAG— As an example of what the insightful commentator Melanie Phillips referred to as a “dialogue of the demented” in her book, The World Turned Upside Down, Northeastern University’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), paralleling the moral incoherence of anti-Israel activists demonstrating elsewhere in American and European cities, sponsored…

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What should Israel do?

By YORAM ETTINGER, ISRAEL HAYOM— The November 29, 2012 U.N. vote to upgrade the Palestinian Authority to a “nonmember observer state” — in violation of the 1993 Oslo Accords — was an expected derivative of Israel’s policy toward the PA since 1993 — critical concessions, retreats, indecisiveness, submission to pressure and appeasement. What has Israel…

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Legal implication of the UN Resolution on Palestine

By ALAN DERSHOWITZ — JPOST — The actions of the General Assembly have removed the incentive necessary for Palestinians to negotiate with Israel.– The General Assembly vote declaring that Palestine, within the pre-1967 borders, is a “state”, at least for some purposes, would have nasty legal implications, if it were ever to be taken seriously…

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Fatal flaws in the reliance upon International Guarantees

By VICTOR SHARPE, FAMILY SECURITY MATTERS— When an earlier Secretary of State before Hillary Clinton, namely Condoleezza Rice, arrived several times in Jerusalem she pressured the then weak and embattled Israeli government of Ehud Olmert into continuing the dreary and one sided exercise of concessions to the Palestinian Arabs. The futile peace process, which has…

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