A nuclear Iran would be the gravest threat

BY JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— Ron Paul, the Texas congressman and isolationist would-be president, is against using tough economic sanctions or military force to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. How then, he was asked on “Fox News Sunday,” would he persuade Teheran to abandon its quest for the bomb? “Well,” Paul suggested, “maybe offering…

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Did you hear what Obama told Sarkozy?

BY DAVID HOROWITZ— Just yesterday French President Sarkozy was heard saying to Barack Obama: “I cannot bear Netanyahu, he’s a liar.” Obama retorted in response: “You’re fed up? But I have to deal with it all day.” This is Obama’s “reset” foreign policy. Appease America’s enemies in the Middle East while sticking it to America’s…

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U.S. renews financial aid to Palestinians after UN statehood row

BY NATASHA MOZGOVAYA, AP– The Palestinians are slated to receive some 200 million dollars in U.S. security assistance after a top House Republican ended her hold on the money. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, informed the Obama administration in recent weeks that she no longer would block 50 million…

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US believes Israel may soon attack Iran

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— A senior American military official on Friday told CNN that the Obama Administration is “absolutely concerned” that Israel may soon strike Iran’s nuclear facilities. The official insisted that the US itself has no intention of attacking Iran (though other reports suggest otherwise), and said there is no guarantee Israel will…

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Jordan Tries Rapprochement with Hamas

BY JONATHAN SCHANZER, WEEKLY STANDARD— Last week, Jordan’s new prime minister Awn Khasawneh boldly announced that Jordan’s 1999 decision to deport leaders of the Palestinian jihadist group Hamas was a political mistake and a violation of the constitution. With U.S. regional influence in decline and Jordanian stability on the line, the London-based Arabic daily al-Quds…

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US believes Israel may soon attack Iran

 Ryan Jones — ISRAEL TODAY A senior American military official on Friday told CNN that the Obama Administration is “absolutely concerned” that Israel may soon strike Iran’s nuclear facilities. The official insisted that the US itself has no intention of attacking Iran (though other reports suggest otherwise), and said there is no guarantee Israel will…

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