Category: Foreign Countries & Policy

December 3, 2012

Foreign Policy Blunder

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 03 Dec 2012

Conducting a nation’s foreign policy is an imperfect science. Mistakes happen.

But the US role in toppling Hosni Mubarak as the president of Egypt may be our nation’s biggest blunder in years.

December 2, 2012

Palestine: Sharon’s Gaza Gambit – Brilliant Move or Tactical Disaster?

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 02 Dec 2012

The end of the eight day bombardment of Israel’s civilian population by hundreds of rockets indiscriminately fired from the Gaza Strip has caused many respected commentators such as Caroline Glick to roundly criticise former Israeli Prime Minister – Ariel Sharon …

December 1, 2012

Iran boasts of providing missile technology to Palestinian terrorists

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 01 Dec 2012

Only a mere few hours after a fragile ceasefire took effect between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, Iran’s top military commander, Gen. Mohammad-Ali Jafari, announced that the Iranian government is going to provide the Palestinian “resistance” with …

November 28, 2012

Holy Land conflict: No peace among wolves

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 28 Nov 2012

At times, complicated issues are most clearly understood in simple terms. Speaking before the Knesset in 2006, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu captured, in two brief sentences, that which lies at the heart of the ongoing, centuries-old Arab-Israeli conflict: “The …

Mohammed Morsi: Must Be Nice To Be An Islamic Dictator!

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,In The News - 28 Nov 2012

Just finished reading an article from AP: “Egypt’s Morsi Grants Himself Far-Reaching Powers” and started asking myself how long it would be before I was reading an AP article: “America’s Obama Grants Himself Far Reaching Powers”, before realizing that is …

November 27, 2012

The Benghazi Slingshot

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,In The News - 27 Nov 2012

By Cindy Simpson

Some brave thinkers recognize that beneath the intrigue surrounding the Benghazi tragedy lie the traces of something much larger and far more dangerous.

Frank Gaffney and the Center for Security Policy hosted a panel on November 13, 2012, to …

November 25, 2012

The Gaza Trap

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 25 Nov 2012

Even though Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced an Israel-Gaza ceasefire, it’s apparent that Gaza still holds many traps for Israel.

For example, there’s the media trap. Hamas, like other Islamic terror groups, manipulates the Western media while toying …

November 5, 2012

Dereliction of Duty

“Well, my first job as commander in chief, Bob, is to keep the American people safe.” [President Barack Obama speaking to presidential debate moderator Bob Schieffer on October 22, 2012. The entire debate transcript is here.]

He didn’t. Ambassador …

Palestine – Falk’s Failed Philosophy Guarantees Continuing Conflict

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 05 Nov 2012

Professor Richard Falk – United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 – has returned to world headlines with another controversial annual Report.

Falk this time round has encouraged a boycott of …

November 3, 2012

The Obama Years: Stagnation, Squander, and Surrender

Soon America will make its decision about what kind of nation we want to be, and hopefully President Obama can start planning what kind of post presidency he’s going to have. Will we go back to constitutional republicanism with its …

October 25, 2012

Democrats accuse Issa of playing politics with Libyan tragedy

On the Sunday news shows it was difficult to tell the difference between the members of the Obama White House and the members of the Obama reelection team, with all of the Democrats uttering the same talking points and blasting …

October 14, 2012

Sacrificing Truth

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 14 Oct 2012

It’s long been practiced that American politics stop at the water’€™s edge. We stand united on foreign policy. In return, we expect the president to act in our nation’€™s best interest. And to tell us the unvarnished …

October 10, 2012

Palestine – Cutting Abbas Down To Size

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 10 Oct 2012

PLO Chairman and Palestinian Authority President – Mahmoud Abbas – continues to promote the deceptive and misleading claim that the areas lost by Jordan and Egypt to Israel in the 1967 Six Day War constituted 22% – not 5% – …

October 1, 2012

Palestine: End the Jew Hatred – End the Conflict

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 01 Oct 2012

The universal international condemnation of the anti-Islamic film “Innocence of Muslims” – whilst defending at the same time the freedom of individuals to express those abhorrent views – has come in response to the anger and violence that has broken …

September 24, 2012

President Obama’s Munich Moment

In September 1938 the British prime minister had a problem. The Third Reich’s psychopath-in-chief was scorching the airwaves in one of his trademark rants, this time about the supposed oppression of Germans living in Czechoslovakia. He threatened war unless Western …

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