Category: Israel Hayom

Kerry’s “framework” declaration is a bad idea

Mar 20, 2014

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“Framework” and “shelf” agreements have proven to be a disincentive to Palestinian political maturation and moderation.

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Blame those damn settlements!

Mar 17, 2014

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Let’s keep the settlement issue in proportion. Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria neither explain Palestinian unwillingness to make peace with Israel nor excuse radical Islam’s Jihad against Israel. Nor did they cause the floods in England.

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Get this: Kerry is not pro-Palestinian enough for leftist American Jews

Mar 13, 2014

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Peter Beinart assumed that Kerry would rule in favor of the Palestinians and batter Israel into the madcap concessions of yesteryear. He doesn’t understand that the Clinton parameters and Olmert understandings are anachronistic, unrealistic and irrelevant.

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Shaked’s uncertain social engineering

Mar 6, 2014

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The new military conscription law is a slam-dunk victory for the Haredi community. There will be no brigades of Haredi border guards; only more Ultra Orthodox insurance brokers – perhaps.

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Obama’s feigned dismay at the isolation of Israel

Mar 3, 2014

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Obama is fixated on a phony issue, settlements, and on the consequences for Israel of its impending isolation. Ostensibly, this worries him. But not really. Obama is feigning dismay at the possible isolation of Israel, while paving the way towards that isolation.

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Putin’s audacity, Obama’s timidity

Mar 2, 2014

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For the next two-and-one-half years, until Obama’s term comes to a blessed end, we can expect more of the same effrontery from Putin. Alas, we can expect similar impudence and defiance from the Iranians and Turks too.

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Rebuffing the haredi attack on hesder yeshivot

Feb 28, 2014

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Haredi politicians are impudently, hypocritically and vengefully stoking negative stories about the hesder program.

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Abbas’ insolence; American silence

Feb 21, 2014

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Secretary Kerry has had nothing to say about Palestinian political culture that remains violent, anti-democratic, and wedded to historical lies. And so you know that no failure of the peace process will ever be pinned on the recalcitrant and defiant Palestinian Authority.

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The big boycott bluff

Feb 14, 2014

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Left and Right – are doing Israel a disservice by inflating the boycott bogeyman. Israel should be given the freedom to make diplomatic-security decisions free of false threats and without having to mollify feverish forecasters.

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Casual lies

Feb 13, 2014

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European Parliament President Martin Schulz gave us a classic example of the bias in EU behavior regarding Israel: Lapping up unsubstantiated Palestinian accusations against Israel and churning them out without judicious review or reflection.

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