The difference between Israeli and Palestinian threats

Anything the Palestinians do that doesn’t comply with Israeli demands is presented as illegal, dangerous and despicable. This perception even ...
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End-of-summer blues

The Declaration of Independence is good for public relations among cultured non-Jews, but in the battle over the purity of ...
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What Trump and Netanyahu both envy about Vladimir Putin

Both Israel's prime minister and U.S. President Donald Trump are enamored by the Russian president, but for very different reasons ...
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North Korea and Iran: Two different approaches for two dangerous nuclear projects

Unlike North Korea, nuclear capability is not Iran's end goal – it is a way station for the pursuance of ...
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Abbas wants ‘clear vision’ on peace talks

Abbas spokesman says PA waiting for "clear vision" from the United States on resuming peace talks with Israel.

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Special prosecutor 'investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice' over Comey firing

Special prosecutor 'investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice' over Comey firingThe Special Counsel overseeing the probe into possible collusion between Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow is said to now be investigating the President himself for possibly obstructing justice over the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. When Mr Comey appeared before a Senate committee last week, he confirmed that he had told Mr Trump on several instances that he was personally not under investigation.


Dem and GOP baseball managers announce game will go on, call for change in national ‘mood’

Dem and GOP baseball managers announce game will go on, call for change in national ‘mood’Barton and Doyle, the managers of the Republican and Democratic baseball teams, also said they added a fund for the families of fallen police officers to the list of charities the baseball game will benefit, to recognize the U.S. Capitol Police officers who saved lives Wednesday. Barton was on the field when a gunman shot and wounded Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Calif., and four others: a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and two police officers. Barton said it appeared the man identified as the shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, was motivated by political animosity toward Republicans. “Members are not looked at as people anymore, we’re kind of looked at — I don’t want to say as targets, but people think they can come to our town hall meetings and say just the most obnoxious things and think we won’t feel it personally,” Barton said.


Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on Afghanistan

Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on AfghanistanWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to allow his Pentagon chief to set U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan won't mean an immediate infusion of troops but should improve management of the war effort, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Still missing: an overall Trump strategy for America's longest conflict.