The Editors of The New York Times and Middle East peace

I caught the blurb on The New York Times’ website: Does Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have an alternative to a two-state solution? And the link went to the main editorial: Israel’s Choice By The Editorial Board | March 5, 2014 In Washington this week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel sounded two different notes about …

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John Kerry’s greatest accomplishment?

He’s managed to make Hillary Clinton look like a good Secretary of State! Ya’alon: Kerry should win his Nobel and leave us alone Defense Minister says in private that US security plan ‘not worth the paper it’s written on’, insists Kerry ‘cannot teach me anything about the conflict with the Palestinians’. Shimon Shiffer | Published: …

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John Kerry and the Middle East peace process

Secretary of State John François Kerry believes that he can broker a real peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians: John Kerry defies the odds with intense drive for Middle East peace By Tim Lister, CNN | updated 10:53 AM EST, Tue January 7, 2014 (CNN) — No-one can fault U.S. Secretary of State John …

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A dangerous development

From The Wall Street Journal: Hezbollah Upgrades Missile Threat to Israel Components Said to Have Already Been Moved to Lebanon from Syria By Adam Entous, Charles Levinson and Julian E Barnes | Jan. 2, 2014 7:03 p.m. ET U.S. officials believe members of Hezbollah, the militant group backed by Iran, are smuggling advanced guided-missile systems …

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The President’s Afghanistan policy

From The Victory Girls: Obama: More Troops to Afghanistan by ROS on NOVEMBER 20, 2013 To the (not so) wayback machine! “This November, you get to decide the future of the Afghanistan war,” Obama told some 13,000 people at a rally on the campus of the University of Colorado Boulder. “We are bringing our troops home from Afghanistan. …

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The “ongoing investigation”

From Karen, the Loneliest of Conservatives: Congress Denied Access To Benghazi Survivors by Lonely Conservative • October 31, 2013 • 11 Comments The cover up continues. The State Department and the DOJ are blocking Congress from having access to survivors of the Benghazi attack. They blame it on the ongoing investigation, The Justice and State departments are now citing …

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The White Widow tweets!

We previously reported that Samantha Lewthwaite, the so-called “White Widow,” had been reported to have been killed — though we noted that the killing had not been confirmed — in the terrorist attack on the mall in Kenya. It looks like that was premature. From Milblogging: White Widow terrorist taunts police on Twitter Sunday, October …

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The Obama Corollary to the Bush Doctrine?

From Wikipedia: The Bush Doctrine is a phrase used to describe various related foreign policy principles of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush. The phrase was first used by Charles Krauthammer in June 2001 to describe the Bush Administration’s “unilaterally withdrawing from the ABM treaty and rejecting the Kyoto protocol.”[1] After 9/11 the phrase described the policy that the United States had the right to …

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