BRUCE THORNTON: OBAMA’S SECOND BOW TO THE ARAB WORLD In September 1938 English Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, explaining why he was flying to Germany a third time in order to make peace with Germany, recited the old nursery rhyme: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.” Cynical wags in the Foreign Office, who knew Chamberlain was in fact appeasing Hitler […]

DR. KENNETH LEVIN: OBAMA, CHAMBERLAIN AND APPEASEMENT In his May 19 speech on the Middle East, President Obama, in a matter of minutes, abandoned Security Council Resolution 242, which for more than four decades had been the cornerstone of diplomacy in pursuit of Arab-Israeli peace; likewise abandoned the Roadmap, adopted in 2003 by the so-called Quartet (the U.S., UN, EU and […]

RUSH LIMBAUGH ON OBAMA/BIBI I’m sure he thought Bibi would play Mr. Diplomat and go in there and eat his excrement sandwich as Obama intends and so forth. To sit there and openly suggest a plan that guarantees the destruction of Israel down the road? . . . I also happen to know Netanyahu. I’ve had the privilege […]


Betraying Israel: CAL THOMAS With friends like President Obama, who needs enemies? If you’re Israel, you already have quite enough of those.On May 14, 2011, the state of Israel observed the 63rd anniversary of its independence. But if the proposals made by Obama in his State Department speech are implemented, that observance could be […]


What If Israel Changed Direction? Posted By Yoel Meltzer In the early years of Saturday Night Live there was a classic skit called “What if?” Posing as pseudo-intellectuals, Jane Curtain and company discussed such nonsensical topics as “What if Napoleon Bonaparte had B-52 bombers at the Battle of Waterloo?” or “What if Superman had […]

MARK GARDNER: THE POLITICAL EXTREMISTS WHO HATE ISRAEL IN THE UK And on his blog he notes, inter alia: ‘This resolution … not only hurts Jews and the fight against antisemitism, it actually reinforces antisemitism; and does so notwithstanding that noisy minority of people of Jewish identity or origin, who consciously parade their Jewishness in order to help legitimise political and rhetorical attacks upon Israel and […]


* VIDEOS * TODAY’S HOT PICKS * 1. Video: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R) Speaking at American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Conference 2. Video: Mort Zuckerman: For First Time Since Their State’s Founding Israelis Feel Americans Aren’t Behind Them 3. Video: Video: Netanyahu lectures Administration on why Israel’s 1967 borders are indefensible 4. […]

Israeli Borders: Where 1967 Really Means 1949 Gadi Adelman,css.print/pub_detail.asp Israeli Borders: Where 1967 Really Means 1949 Gadi Adelman Obama’s speech on Thursday came as no surprise to me. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would be meeting President Obama at the White House on Friday and would speak to a joint session of Congress on Monday, May 23. It was obvious that Obama would […]

OBAMA SINKS AMERICAN INTEGRITY AND REPUTATION: DAVID SINGER The following article, entitled Palestine – Obama sinks America’s Integrity and Reputation, is by the always incisive David Singer, a Sydney lawyer and founder of the International Analysts’ Network.  It comes via the antipodean J-Wire service.  I’ve posted the video at the end before, but it’s as well to remind people again how narrow and vulnerable […]

WORDS ARE WEAPONS AND OBAMA IS ARMING THE PA:DEBORAH DANAN Words are weapons – and Obama is arming the Palestinian Authority While Obama couched his statements around Resolution 242, he’s handed the PA another reason not to come to the table. Staring into the Abbas: Obama gives him another excuse Israeli society has the proclivity to latch on to a new national fear every […]