Daily Archives: September 25, 2013

Awash In Refugees, Whose Needs Come First?

We are awash in refugees, today, especially with the disaster taking place in Syria. We have limited resources -- human and financial. We must prioritize the needs of all these people; caught in a...

Abbas Condemned Terror in English, for Jews in New York, But not in Arabic,...

This past Tuesday morning, Palestinian Authority (PA) foreign minister Riad Malki announced on the Voice of Israel Radio that PA leader Mahmoud Abbas would meet with Jewish community representatives in New York during his...

“PRESSURE FROM NESHER”: Hamas as Israel’s new trading partner

A leading member of the military's General Staff suddenly says that Hamas suddenly serves Israel's interests in Gaza. Maj. Gen. Sami Turgeman said Israel wants to maintain Hamas' hold over Gaza Strip, "What we want is...

Jews, Germans, Poison Gas and More

http://www.jewishpolicycenter.org/4614/jews-germans-poison-gas-and-more Jewish organizational support for President Obama's temporary determination to enforce international norms and his own red line on Syrian use of chemical weapons brought out the nasty legions. DavidDuke.com and Blacklistednews.com, among others, were...

Nuclear Talks with Iran: Diplomacy and Diminishing Time

http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/nuclear-talks-with-iran-diplomacy-and-diminishing-time Efforts to resolve the long-running international crisis caused by Iran's failure to explain aspects of its nuclear program appear to be gaining momentum. President Hassan Rouhani will be in New York this week for...

Charm Offensive? Hostile Iranian Messages on the Eve of Rouhani’s UN Visit

http://jcpa.org/article/charm-offensive-hostile-iranian-messages-eve-rouhanis-un-visit/ Vol. 13, No. 26 24 September 2013 With Iranian President Rouhani speaking at the UN in New York, it is useful to see the messages coming out of Tehran from an annual military parade held...

Six Questions About Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/irwin-cotler/hassan-rouhani_b_3977569.html In both his pre-election pronouncements and post-election promises, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has spoken encouragingly of "moderation," "reform" and upholding "the rights of the people...in a free Iran." Indeed, in the run-up to his...

Iran’s Charm Offensive Has Diplomats Asking Themselves: Is It Real?

http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/09/23/irans_charm_offensive_has_diplomats_asking_themselves_is_it_real In anticipation of President Hasan Rouhani's diplomatic debut before the 193-member U.N. General Assembly, Iran's American-educated foreign minister, Javad Zarif, has been working the U.N. corridors, telling anyone who will listen that Iran has...