Most Israelis think Romney would be 'friendlier'

BY HERB KEINON, JPOST— The fact that Israelis have conflicted attitudes toward US President Barack Obama came out loud and clear in a poll released on Thursday. The survey – commissioned by the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, the Bar-Ilan University Center for International Communication and the Anti-Defamation League – found that while 51 percent…

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Syria inching toward civil war

BY KALEN TAYLOR, inContext— The Syrian Army slammed Haffeh with mortars, tanks, and helicopter gunfire yesterday, burning and looting buildings and wounding over 50 rebels. Forced to flee from the heavy fire, anti-government forces withdrew from the town on Wednesday. The conflict also reached the Syrian capital of Damascus yesterday morning as rebels began to…

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You cannot leak your way to national security credibility

BY KYLE  SHIDELER, AMERICAN THINKER— President Barack Obama’s campaign strategy, at least as it regards foreign affairs, consists almost entirely of boasting of the various covert operation successes that occurred on his watch, and leaking government secrets to buttress these boasts. This strategy began just days after the successful elimination of arch-terrorist Osama Bin laden…

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Israel: Jesus was not born in Palestine!

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israel is conducting a last-ditch diplomatic effort to prevent the Palestinian Authority from officially registering the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem as a World Heritage Site belonging to the country of “Palestine.” Later this month, the UN’s World Heritage Committee will meet in Russia to debate inclusion of several…

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Israel: Jesus was not born in Palestine!

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israel is conducting a last-ditch diplomatic effort to prevent the Palestinian Authority from officially registering the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem as a World Heritage Site belonging to the country of “Palestine.” Later this month, the UN’s World Heritage Committee will meet in Russia to debate inclusion of several…

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Israel: Jesus was not born in Palestine!

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israel is conducting a last-ditch diplomatic effort to prevent the Palestinian Authority from officially registering the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem as a World Heritage Site belonging to the country of “Palestine.” Later this month, the UN’s World Heritage Committee will meet in Russia to debate inclusion of several…

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Palestinians go back to UN dead-end

BY JONATHAN S. TOBIN, COMMENTARY— One would have thought the Palestinians might have learned their lesson when they devoted all of their efforts last year to an attempt to get the United Nations to issue a unilateral recognition of their independence. Many predicted the showdown over the initiative would produce a “diplomatic tsunami” that would…

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Cottage Cheese, the Leftist Elite, and the Oslo Agreement

BY RON JAGER— As summer approaches here in Israel, the leaders of last years social protest movement have begun to get their supporters out en masse once again on Saturday nights and attempt to rejuvenate  their supporter’s passion and demonstrate. The fact that Israel has weathered the economic crisis of the past 4 years better…

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Defeating the Jewish Alinskyites

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Saul Alinsky, the godfather of subversive radical political action, had a very clear strategy for undermining and destroying his enemies: Infiltrate, divide and destroy. Since his disciple Barack Obama was elected US president in 2008, Alinsky’s impact on Obama has received a fair amount of attention. Less noticed has been the…

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Muslim cleric: Jerusalem to be capital of Egypt under Mursi rule

BY RACHEL HIRSHFELD, ARUTZ 7— If Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi were to become president, Egypt’s capital would no longer be Cairo, but would be Jerusalem, a prominent Egyptian cleric said at a presidential campaign rally, which was aired by an Egyptian private television channel.   “Our capital shall not be Cairo, Mecca or Medina.…

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Beware the disengagement drift

BY DAVID M WEINBERG, ISRAEL HAYOM— There is a dangerous groundswell of “elite” (read: leftist) opinion building in favor of “unilateral” Israeli action in the West Bank. To “make peace without (Palestinian) partners;” to tear down settlements in the distant reaches of the West Bank in order to “signal” to the Palestinians that the Netanyahu…

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