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JONATHAN TOBIN:: Gaza Illustrates Palestinian Statehood « Commentary Magazine

By at June 25, 2013 | 1:29 am

JONATHAN TOBIN:: Gaza Illustrates Palestinian Statehood « Commentary Magazine

Jonathan S. Tobin | @tobincommentary Secretary of State John Kerry is about to head to the Middle East again to restart the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians. His goal remains a deal to create an independent Palestinian state and thereby end the conflict for all time. But as much as Israelis crave peace, along with the rest of the world they are getting ... Go To Article

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GERMAN GOVERNMENT Brands Goods Made in Factories That Are Owned by Jews – The New York Sun

By at June 12, 2013 | 1:02 am

GERMAN GOVERNMENT Brands Goods Made in Factories That Are Owned by Jews – The New York Sun

By MICHAEL FREUND, Special to the Sun | June 10, 2013 -- In a throwback to its darkest past, the German government recently decided to back an initiative which singles out Jewish-owned businesses and targets them for detrimental treatment. Joining 13 other European Union members, Berlin has reportedly agreed to support efforts aimed at applying special labels of origin ... Go To Article

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ISRAEL: U.S. publishes details of missile base Israel wanted kept secret | McClatchy

By at June 4, 2013 | 12:50 am

ISRAEL: U.S. publishes details of missile base Israel wanted kept secret | McClatchy

By Sheera Frenkel | McClatchy Foreign Staff TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel’s military fumed Monday over the discovery that the U.S. government had revealed details of a top-secret Israeli military installation in published bid requests. The Obama administration had promised to build Israel a state-of-the-art facility to house a new ballistic-missile defense system, ... Go To Article

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ISRAEL warns of action over Russian plan to give missiles to Syria’s Assad – World News

By at May 28, 2013 | 9:34 am

ISRAEL warns of action over Russian plan to give missiles to Syria’s Assad – World News

By Ian Johnston and John Newland, NBC News -- A senior Israeli defense official warned on Tuesday that Russia’s plan to send sophisticated anti-aircraft weapons systems to Syria’s President Bashar Assad was a “threat” and signaled Israel could take some form of unspecified action in response. Israel has launched airstrikes inside Syria that it says were ... Go To Article

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CAROLINE GLICK:: Thank you Hafez al-Assad

By at May 24, 2013 | 3:19 pm

CAROLINE GLICK:: Thank you Hafez al-Assad

The threats emanating from Syria have become downright frightening. For the past several days, Home Front Defense Minister Gilad Erdan has been warning repeatedly that it is certain that Israeli population centers will be hit by Syrian ballistic missiles and that we have to be prepared for the worst-case scenarios, including Scud missile-launched chemical weapons attacks ... Go To Article

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CONRAD BLACK: Israel’s Raid on Syria Lights the Way for the West Amid a Fraternity of Silence – The New York Sun

By at May 9, 2013 | 8:58 am

CONRAD BLACK: Israel’s Raid on Syria Lights the Way for the West Amid a Fraternity of Silence – The New York Sun

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun | May 9, 2013 Once again, Israel has demonstrated a commendable sense of self-preservation, and shown the way forward on how to deal with the world’s principal current center of violence by its example and professional military execution. It has also highlighted the torpor of much of the rest of the blowzy, sluggish world. Of ... Go To Article

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EXCLUSIVE: Assad Green-Lights Palestinian “Operations” Against Israel on the Golan Heights, Threatens Missile Attacks – TheTower

By at May 7, 2013 | 10:05 am

EXCLUSIVE: Assad Green-Lights Palestinian “Operations” Against Israel on the Golan Heights, Threatens Missile Attacks – TheTower

by Avi Issacharoff | 05.06.13 2:07 pm -- Two mortar shells struck Israel’s Golan Heights on Monday in the early evening local time. Though the IDF described the mortars as accidental spillover from fighting across the border in Syria, they are bound to deepen fears of escalating violence in the region. On Friday and Sunday Israel reportedly struck Iranian and ... Go To Article

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ISRAEL’S RED LINE Crossed, U.S. Tacitly Backs Ally’s Strikes in Syria – The Daily Beast

By at May 6, 2013 | 4:25 am

ISRAEL’S RED LINE Crossed, U.S. Tacitly Backs Ally’s Strikes in Syria – The Daily Beast

by Eli Lake May 6, 2013 In a series of meetings over the past year, Israel laid out to the U.S. beforehand what would trigger a strike in Syria. Eli Lake reports. Israel did not seek permission from the United States before launching two missile strikes this weekend hitting targets inside Syria—but the strikes were part of a policy that Washington had already ... Go To Article

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REPORT:: Israel Strikes Syria; ‘At Least Some…Take Red Lines Seriously’

By at May 5, 2013 | 5:32 pm

REPORT:: Israel Strikes Syria; ‘At Least Some…Take Red Lines Seriously’

Reports in Syrian and international media indicate that early Sunday, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) struck a military research facility on the outskirts of the Syrian capital of Damascus, shaking the city. The airstrike was the second in three days, after the IAF reportedly attacked a weapons convoy inside Syria carrying Iranian-made long-range missiles to Hezbollah in ... Go To Article

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ANDREW C. McCARTHY:: Shhhh, Don’t Tell Anyone: Hamas Won – NRO

By at April 1, 2013 | 12:43 am

ANDREW C. McCARTHY:: Shhhh, Don’t Tell Anyone: Hamas Won – NRO

By Andrew C. McCarthy -- Barack Obama brought enough Chicago-style community organizing to Israel that Benjamin Netanyahu knew what he would have to do. If he hoped to keep the tepid support of his country’s essential but icy ally, Israel’s prime minister would have to do what he’d spent nearly three years steadfastly refusing to do. Netanyahu would have ... Go To Article

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