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The beginning of the end for Obama?

Sep 14, 2011

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The upset victory yesterday of Republican Bob Turner in New York’s Ninth District is a watershed moment that signals that Obama can be denied a second term.

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Lieberman’s Bitter Pill

Apr 23, 2009

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The Lieberman laxative is a bitter pill, meant for die-hard, old-style peace processors, which flushes away the Annapolis process, the Arab League initiative, Oslo residue and more.

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Shelve the Shelf Agreement

Mar 26, 2008

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The newfangled “shelf agreement” concept, which served as the basis for the Olmert government’s negotiation with the Palestinians, was strategically illogical and tactically ill-considered. Israel must not again go this route.

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Follow the Euro

Jul 2, 2002

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The EU has been the PA’s bighearted sugar-daddy; Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas’ bountiful and boundless papa-bear; the deepest honey-pot the Palestinians could ever hope for.

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Expand the Settlements!

Feb 24, 2002

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With settlements the biggest friction point between the US and Israel, it’s time to reflect on their usefulness. They are the best Israeli response to Palestinian terrorism, and they exact a real price from the Palestinians for their recalcitrance.

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Had Bibi Been in Power

Aug 20, 2000

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Had Benjamin Netanyahu taken 12 cabinet posts, fired 11 diplomats, legislated a haredi army exemption, and annexed the West Bank with a government of only 30 seats – the country would have been on fire! Yet the leftist of government of the year 2000 did wildly outrageous things similar to this, and the media was silent. A worthwhile reminder for the year 2009.

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