Monthly Archives: September 2010

Enough Already: Let the Europeans Handle Israel


Cross-posted on Mondoweiss as Obama’s toast. Time for the Europeans to step in President Obama’s apparent inability or unwillingness to force Israel to continue its partial settlement freeze has become an embarrassment. Since the U.S. has proved incapable of being … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Stop Israel’s Humiliation of the U.S.


Israel’s Refusal to Extend the Settlement Freeze is an Unjustifiable Humiliation of the U.S. and is Harming our Vital National Security Interests  Israel is fond of claiming it has a special relationship with the U.S. and is a major partner in … Continue reading

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A Critical Day for the Middle East


Will the direct talks between Israel and the Palestinians continue and will President Obama insist that the Israeli’s abandon their illegal settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem? Continue reading

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Yom Kippur: A Missed Opportunity for Israeli and American Atonement


Israeli and American Jews and all Americans need to accept responsibility for the Israel’s Illegal Annexation and Settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and  oppression of the Palestinians, and act to end that illegal conduct and oppression through non-violent … Continue reading

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If It’s a Vital Interest, Get it Done Mr. President


If the vital national security interests of the U.S. are being harmed by the ongoing Israeli-Arab conflict over Palestine, President Obama must be willing to use all his power and resources to force the parties to reach a fair and … Continue reading

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How About Some Balance Mr. Rutten


I normally like the work of Tim Rutten, a writer for the LA Times; but his article today, “In Carter’s Oval Office”, reviewing Jimmy Carter’s new book White House Diary, was glaringly pro-Israel in tone, claiming he saw “…the seeds of Carter’s … Continue reading

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