Max Singer optimistically thinks ahead and argues that the driving forces behind the growth of Islamic radicalism may not endure; it depends on America. Hillel Frisch cogently argues that Obama should withdraw from Afghanistan, not Iraq. Efraim Inbar says that Israel is not nearly as diplomatically isolated today as the political left would have us believe.
Danny Ayalon minces no words in explaining Israel’s proposed new citizenship law. Giora Eiland explains why Israel’s demand for recognition as Jewish state is crucial to a stable peace agreement. Daniel Gordis explains why the settlement freeze controversy is a metaphor for the legitimacy of Israel as the home of the Jews. Bill Kristol reveals the true pro-Israel lobby in America.
The ever-fearless Khaled Abu Toameh comments on the enemies of peace, PA killings of Palestinians who do business with Israel, the Arabs of east Jerusalem, and radical Moslems in Europe.
Finally, as we approach the Congressional elections, read Edward Klein and Richard Chesnoff on the scope of the Jewish problem with Obama.
A few additional, excellent articles below:
Moshe Arens, Haaretz
Time Bomb: Israeli and Palestinian Perceptions of Time
Shmuel Rosner, Foreign Policy
Killing of Israelis must be timed just right, says PA
Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik, Jerusalem Post
Restore Reason and Decency to the Discussion Concerning Israel
Jose Maria Aznar, Friends of Israel Initiative
Fayyad: Our Man in Palestine
Nathan Thrall, New York Review of Books
Ben-Gurion’s legacy on Jerusalem under assault
Dore Gold, Jerusalem Post
Obama’s Repudiation of Promises to Israel Comes Back to Haunt Him
Evelyn Gordon, Commentary
The Other Existential Threat
Daniel Gordis, Commentary
UN Poisons Its Human Rights Mission
Irwin Cotler, Australian
Recognizing Israel as a “Jewish State”
Glenn Kessler, Washington Post
Harper’s Ethical Insight into Israel
Salim Mansur, The Mark