Monday, September 28, 2020

Benghazi cover-up Obama’s Watergate?

Forty years ago U.S. President Richard Nixon was re-elected with a lopsided 520 electoral college votes over his Democratic opponent, Sen. George McGovern. It...

Arab Spring now a Christian nightmare

In the 1990s, western democracies stepped forward to stop ethnic cleansing in former Yugoslavia by dispatching NATO forces in support of UN peacekeeping operations...

Israel: Decades-old conflict not about to cease

Since 9/11, western powers have behaved more or less like Prince Hamlet, conflicted by doubts and stalemated by niceties that barely register with those...

Islamist jihad against West rages

As Americans stopped to mark the 11th anniversary of 9/11, and ponder how much the world has changed during these years, an ocean away...

Free speech distinguishes the West from the rest

In Crowds and Power, the late Elias Canetti, a wonderfully gifted writer and Nobel laureate, brought a unique perspective in examining the human condition...

Pakistan: Deceit from the beginning

As the story of Osama bin Laden unwinds, the bigger story is about Pakistan and what it says about the idiocy of the...

Don’t blame Israel for Arab failures

TEL AVIV

“West must loosen shackles of control”

If the decay of the West increasingly exposed since 9-11 is ever reversed, it will be as a result of the self-corrective tools of...

The irony of being Obama

Every four years in the U.S., it comes down to the question that the Republican candidate Ronald Reagan asked the American voters in October...

Lobby’s arguments don’t add up

The main argument of the pro-immigration lobby, as I pointed out last week, is the net economic benefits from immigration outweigh social costs over...

Undeserving case for a Palestinian state

Recently Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian National Authority, took to the pages of The New York Times with a plea for “The Long...

Prosperous Israel in perilous times

As Israelis mark the 64th independence day of their country, Jews in Israel and outside also watch with apprehension the increasingly volatile situation in...

In Canada: Let’s break silence and talk immigration

The release this week of Census 2011 provides Canadians with a broad picture of the country’s population at 33.5 million, and its urban makeup. Between...

Arab world rich with unearned wealth

As the Arab world implodes under the weight of its brutal dictators, we are witnessing the uncertainties surrounding the eventual making of a new...

Exploring blood-soaked roots of Arab feud

The Islamic calendar is based on the cycle of 12 lunar months and the first month, Muharram, in this Islamic year of 1433 began...