Even as momentum for Iran sanctions grows, containment seems only viable option

By Glenn Kessler  After months of first attempting to engage Iran and then wooing Russia and China to support new sanctions against the Islamic republic, the Obama administration appears within reach of winning a modest tightening of U.N. measures targeting Tehran. But administration officials acknowledge that even what they call “crippling” sanctions could prove ineffective…

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Blessings and curses

By Dennis Prager Most observers, right or left, pro-Israel or anti-Israel, would agree that Israeli-American relations are the worst they have been in memory. Among the many indications is that only 9 percent of Jewish Israelis think President Barack Obama’s administration is more pro-Israel than pro-Palestinian, according to a Smith Research poll taken during the…

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Blessings and curses

By Dennis Prager Most observers, right or left, pro-Israel or anti-Israel, would agree that Israeli-American relations are the worst they have been in memory. Among the many indications is that only 9 percent of Jewish Israelis think President Barack Obama’s administration is more pro-Israel than pro-Palestinian, according to a Smith Research poll taken during the…

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Eric Cantor: Israel a key strategic ally in Middle East

By Jpost.com Washington D.C. – House Republican Whip Eric Cantor issued the following statement on Thursday in response to President Obama’s remarks Tuesday, which appeared in the New York Times, that Israel may be “costing us significantly in terms of both blood and treasure.” “Israel is a democracy that has always made the sacrifices necessary…

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The Times Makes It Official: Obama Has Shifted U.S. Policy Against Israel

By Jonathan Tobin, commentarymagazine.com If there were any lingering doubts in the minds of Democrats who care about Israel that the president they helped elect has fundamentally altered American foreign policy to the Jewish state’s disadvantage, they are now gone. The New York Times officially proclaimed the administration’s changed attitude in a front-page story this…

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