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How Human Rights Became a Veil of Anti-Semitism

“Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has pointed out that Jew-hatred is usually justified by appeals to a culture’s highest authority. During the Middle Ages, that was religion—so the Jews were charged with killing Jesus. During the Enlightenment it was science, so Jews were deemed an inferior race. Today’s highest source of authority is human rights—so Israel is portrayed as the worst violator.”

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The Saudis Criticize Hamas

From Saudi foreign minister: we must denounce our hatred toward Israel and begin normalize ties with Jewish nation Speaking on the sidelines of the world assembly of Islamic scholars in Jeddh, Saud bin Faisal Al Saud said that the Middle-East…

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The Convenient Dead

  From Daniel Greenfield at The Sultan Knish, Are All Dead Children Created Equal? Excerpt: If they genuinely cared about children, they would be at least as outraged, moved and pained by the death of a child at the hands…

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No Substitute for Victory

Daniel Greenfield writes One Million Ceasefires in his excellent blog, Sultan Knish. Excerpts: Israel is expected to accept a million cease-fires, no matter how worthless, because a cease-fire is an innately good thing, regardless of whether it’s actually good for…

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The Difference between Gaza and The West Bank

From Ricochet, Why Gaza by Paul Rahe There is a profound difference between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. In 1947, the population of the latter was miniscule. By 1948, it was considerable. Something on the order of 80%…

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Ethnocentric Diplomacy

  Foreign affairs is the most difficult area of government policy.  To be effective it requires a continuity and consistency that transcends presidential terms.  Impatience serves us well as an entrepreneurial economic growth engine, but it is our Achilles heel…

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The Biggest Obstacle to a Palestinian State

During the turmoil that gave birth to the state of Israel in 1947 and 1948 over 700,000 Jews were ejected from the Arab states from Libya to Iraq.  Jews had lived in those countries for thousands of years. All of…

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Goldstone Smackdown

Col. Richard Kemp on the U.N. Goldstone Report just curious if anyone has seen this on any major network, even Fox.

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