Defeating Radical Islam

The best approach is to not fully defeat ISIS but limit them to a small strategic spot in the Middle East – one chosen by us. One of the major obsessions in the current US presidential campaign is with defeating Islamic State or, as Donald Trump says, “defeating radical Islam.” It is impossible to defeat…

The DNC Hackers and Their Backers

It appears now that the Russians are making a bold attempt to get a finger in the US election pie. We will see who comes up with the plum when the polls close on November 8, 2016. Confusion, last week thought to be a poster child of the Republican National Convention, has found a fissure…

Disney World, Donald Trump

A single shooter made history early Sunday morning in Orlando, Florida when he entered a gay night club and opened fire with an assault rifle. When the carnage ended, fifty-three had been wounded and fifty people lay dead, including the Islamic terrorist, Omar Mateen. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called for the resignation of…

Ronald Reagan in Iran

The upcoming presidential election between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton seems to carry with it the presumption that the Republican Party is better for Israel and the Middle East. That is not necessarily factual. Ronald Wilson Reagan was a great president of the United States—but not when it came to his dealings with…

Crime Pays

The calm of a Wednesday afternoon in an upscale restaurant at the Sarona Market in Tel Aviv was shattered by the sound of gunfire. Two well-dressed men rose determinedly from the table at which they sat and opened fire on the unsuspecting patrons killing four and seriously wounding five others. One of the two perpetrators…

Obama’s Peace Partner—Iran

Revelations earlier this month indicate that the Obama administration began the Iran nuclear arms negotiations, not as first indicated—in 2013 after the elections of more “moderate” Iranians—but in 2011 under the presidency of hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. This admission was made after a section of missing video from the 2013 press conference was found announcing the…