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The Idolatry of the Whip

from Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, From Freedom to Slavery Freedom like slavery, is as much a state of mind as a state of being. It is possible to be legally free, yet to have no freedom of action whatsoever.…

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Eisenhower’s Footprint in The Middle East

Ike’s Gamble by Michael Doran is an account of the 1956 Suez Crisis with a perspective different from many previous ones which were directed from narratives from CIA players at the time. The United States under Eisenhower supported the rise…

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The Real Victim of Hate

from Bret Stephens in The Wall Street Journal,  The Meaning of An Olympic Snub: In his essay, Mr. Johnson called anti-Semitism a “highly infectious” disease capable of becoming “endemic in certain localities and societies,” and “by no means confined to…

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Has Israel Become Less Relevant?

It is hard to tell how the uprisings in the Arab world will turn out, but it is interesting to note that the demonstrators are angry at their own government and not blaming the state of Israel for their problems.…

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Democracy is Secondary

As we try to predict what the outcome will be in Egypt we tend to compare it to the last similar conflict, which many think is Iran. But the mistake in Iran began in 1953 when Mohammad Mosaddegh, a democratically…

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