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Archive for the 'Israel' Category

Thoughts On The Gaza Blockade

by @ Thursday, June 10th, 2010. Filed under Blogging, Foreign Affairs, Israel, Middle East, Outside The Beltway

That are likely to get me in trouble in some circles…… Over at OTB: What Does Snack Food Have To Do With Keeping Weapons Out Of Gaza ?

Rosie O’Donnell: Helen Thomas Was Right, Jews Should Leave Israel

by @ Wednesday, June 9th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Dumbasses, Foreign Affairs, Israel, Middle East

Helen Thomas To Israeli Jews: Go Back To Germany And Poland

by @ Friday, June 4th, 2010. Filed under Dumbasses, Foreign Affairs, Israel, Middle East

Wow…………….just, wow:

Ron Paul: A Blockade An Act Of War

by @ Thursday, June 3rd, 2010. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Israel, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

Former Reagan And Bush Adviser Supports Obama On Foreign Policy

by @ Wednesday, March 31st, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Iran, Israel, Middle East, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

James Baker who served as Chief of Staff, Secretary of the Treasury, and Secretary of State under Presidents Reagan and Bush 41 had some surprisingly supportive words for President Obama: Former H.W. Bush Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff James Baker conveyed support for “the overwhelming majority of Barack Obama’s foreign policy […]

Rand Paul: I Will Serve The Constitution & The Interests, & National Security Of The United States

by @ Monday, March 29th, 2010. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Israel, Middle East, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Rand Paul

Here’s Rand Paul giving an absolutely fabulous response to a voter’s question asking him to say that he will “always stand by Israel”: Bravo, Dr. Paul

Is Obama’s Treatment of Netanyahu And Israel Anti-Semitic? No, Now Stop Asking Stupid Questions

by @ Sunday, March 28th, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Israel, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Glenn Reynolds is a usually pretty reasonable guy, so it pretty much shocked the hell out of me when I read this: WHY HAS BARACK OBAMA TREATED NETANYAHU SO RUDELY? “Obama would never treat the president of Equatorial Guinea that way.” Possibly Obama just hates Israel and hates Jews. That’s plausible — certainly nothing in […]

Barack Obama Slaps Israel In The Face

by @ Thursday, March 25th, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Israel, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

This is just embarrassing: For a head of government to visit the White House and not pose for photographers is rare. For a key ally to be left to his own devices while the President withdraws to have dinner in private was, until this week, unheard of. Yet that is how Binyamin Netanyahu was treated […]

Wars, And Rumors Of Wars

by @ Saturday, March 6th, 2010. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Iran, Israel

Speaking of Iran, this little piece of information certainly raises eyebrows: March 4, 2010: Another sign that Israel expects to be attacked; air force ground crews are being trained to perform dangerous “hot refueling.” This procedure is used to speed up refueling of combat aircraft that have just landed, so they can take off quickly […]

The Arabs Are Becoming Nervous About A Nuclear Iran

by @ Thursday, October 1st, 2009. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Iran, Israel, Middle East

An interesting passage from an article in yesterday’s New York Times about the Arab world’s increasing apprehension over the possibility of Iran obtaining a nuclear weapon: Among Iran’s Persian Gulf neighbors there is growing resignation that Iran cannot be stopped from developing nuclear arms, though Iran says its nuclear program is for peaceful uses. Some […]

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