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Why I’m Glad Congress Invited Netanyahu to Speak

There’s outrage among Democrats and probably smirking satisfaction among Republicans about Speaker of the House John Boehner’s invitation to have Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speak to a joint session of Congress. While I like respect for both Boehner (who … Continue reading

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Is It Time for the Two (or Three) State Solution?

Last year Palestine floated the idea of just declaring independence. President Obama quickly squashed that idea by making it clear we would not recognize an independent Palestine. (“You can’t just declare independence, you have to negotiate it,” said the president … Continue reading

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