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The Rising Tide of Anti-Semitism

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http://www.jpost.com — (Jerusalem Post)Ronald S. Lauder - Seventy years after World War II, the age-old virus of anti-Semitism has returned to the streets of Paris and Toulouse, Brussels and Copenhagen, and even Berlin. Jews make up less than 1% of the population of France, but they were victims of more than half of all the racist attacks in that country last year. In Great Britain and in Austria, anti-Semitic attacks Read More
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Lawmakers Seek $2M for U.S.-Israel Energy Projects

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http://thehill.com — (The Hill) Mark Hensch - A bipartisan House coalition of 106 lawmakers is seeking $2 million for the U.S.-Israel Energy Cooperation Program, which funds research and development in energy efficiency and technology. Every dollar Congress appropriates is matched twice, once by Israel and again by the private sector. "Collaboration between the American and Israeli private sector and academia will si Read More
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The Arab/Muslim Side Was Never Serious about a Two-State Solution

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http://news.nationalpost.com — (National Post-Canada) George Jonas - The Palestinians could have had their state all along if their aim had been coexistence with the Jewish state and not its elimination. They could have had a Palestinian state before a Jewish state ever came into being, by accepting the Peel Commission's recommendations for partition in 1936. But Israel's opponents had zero interest in the peace process excep Read More
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Assessing the Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

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http://www.washingtonpost.com — (Washington Post) Editorial - President Obama's assessment this week of the prospects for Middle East peace was sobering but realistic. For now, he said, "there still does not appear to be a prospect of a meaningful framework...that would lead to a Palestinian state." "We can't continue to premise our public diplomacy based on something that everybody knows is not going to happen." For those who Read More
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Hopes for a Two-State Solution

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https://www.commentarymagazine.com — (Commentary) Jonathan S. Tobin - The reason why a clear majority of Israelis supported Netanyahu and parties likely to back him was that few of them believe there is any reasonable hope for a two-state solution in the foreseeable future. They were convinced of the danger of further territorial concessions by the actions of the Palestinians and the culture of hatred for Israel and Jews that pervad Read More
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Iran Keeps Its Nuclear Secrets

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https://www.google.com — (Wall Street Journal) Editorial - With less than a week to go until the deadline for the Iran nuclear talks, the list of skeptical governments and experts is growing. "Progress has been very limited" on Iran's promise to come clean about its earlier efforts to develop a nuclear weapon, International Atomic Energy Agency head Yukiya Amano said this week. Western intelligence agencies believe t Read More
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Yemen Intervention Highlights a New Generation of Saudi Leaders and a New Foreign Policy

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http://www.washingtonpost.com — (Washington Post) Nawaf Obaid - Just two months after the passing of King Abdullah, Saudi Arabia's extensive intervention in Yemen on Thursday should serve notice that a major generational shift is underway in the kingdom that is sure to have far-reaching ramifications. With almost 90% of Muslims identifying as Sunni, and the Saudis at the epicenter of the Sunni world, the Saudis believe they can Read More
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Yemen a Testing Ground for Arab Coalition Against Iran

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http://www.haaretz.com — (Ha'aretz) Zvi Bar'el - The Saudi assault on Yemen is part of a comprehensive strategy to halt the spread of Iranian influence in the Middle East. The core of the new, more aggressive policy consists of building a Sunni axis comprised of most of the Arab states plus the moderate and less-moderate Sunni organizations, the establishment of a 40,000-strong Arab intervention force that draws from the Read More
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