January 10, 2014

Say Goodbye to Our Mideast Allies

Benny Avni, New York Post

The Associated Press

The Saudis just flipped the bird at President Obama. It’s hard to blame them: They’re just looking after their own interests in the increasingly chaotic Middle East. The question is when, if ever, America will get off the fence and start protecting its interests in the region.

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January 10, 2014
Time for Israel to Reconsider Arab League Deal
Uri Dromi, Miami H'ld
In 2002, the Arab League issued a comprehensive peace initiative with Israel. It was met with a strange dismissal and apathy in Israel. The time has come to reconsider it. Netanyahu should call for a regional peace conference... more ››
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Israel's Hard Bargain with Bob Gates
Eli Lake, The Daily Beast
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'Tis the Season to Bash Israel
David Weinberg, Jerusalem Post
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