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Israeli chutzpah

  Israel’s manufactured tiff with the Obama administration would be amusing if it weren’t designed to boost Romney’s chances of winning in November. But you have to give Netanyahu top prize for undiluted chutzpah. Even given the American public’s susceptibility to amnesia, it was surely not so long ago that we can all remember Netanyahu’s

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Mean and petty

  Israel’s reaction to Palestine’s victory at the UN was perhaps predictably mean, petty and counterproductive to any early resumption of peace talks. Natanyahu was eager to appear on world television as a stern man, intent on revenge. It might have been different if in the past he had bent over backwards to ease the

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Israel loves this

Israel loves this stuff. Once more, it puts into the long-term future any solution to the Israel-Palestine problem. This is how their plan went: they assassinate via a drone [no prize for guessing who supplied them with this latest silent robot killler] the chief of Hamas’ military. That act understandably sparks a call for revenge

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Egyptian spring

Just back from a visit to Cairo and Alexandria to garner background and color for the planned sequel to ‘The Wayward Spy.’ Pete Willows, book reviewer at THE EGYPTIAN GAZETTE and its sister publication THE EGYPTIAN MAIL, was a fine host and guide. It was great to meet the editorial staff, too–including the newly-appointed Editor-in-Chief

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Mountain Landscape

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Impeccable authority

Now we have it from an impeccable authority, none other than Bret Stephens, columnist for the Wall Street Journal and stalwart supporter of Israel and all policies foreign and domestic, pursued by the Netanyahu government. Says Stephens today [WSJ column:July 30]: ” To be anti-Israel doesn’t absolutely, positively make you an anti-Semite. But it does

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