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  • Benjamin Netanyahu rebuffs Hillary Clinton demands

    03/19/2010 4:32:05 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 25 replies · 865+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 3/19/2010 | Adrian Blomfield in Jerusalem and Andrew Osborn in Moscow
    Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has refused to buckle to US pressure to scrap a Jewish building project in East Jerusalem in a crucial telephone conversation with America's top diplomat. Mr Netanyahu ceded little ground to Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, as he finally responded to a series of conditions she set out to end a 10-day standoff between Israel and its superpower patron. The Israeli leader gambled that the Obama administration had lost its appetite for a prolonged diplomatic row by accepting just one of Mrs Clinton's demands in full as he agreed to make a...
  • Why is US gov't thwarting Iran sanctions bill? By

    03/19/2010 5:05:15 AM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies · 252+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 3-19-10 | MICHAEL M. ROSEN
    The US government is stalling on one of the few remaining mechanisms for peacefully resolving the impasse with the Islamic Republic. In today’s Washington, it’s rare for any legislation to pass with bipartisan support, even rarer for such a bill to pass with massive bipartisan backing, and rarer still for such legislation to lie around gathering dust. But not when it comes to Israel and Iran. Unfortunately, congressional leaders have bottled up a hugely popular Iran sanctions bill that passed both houses with overwhelming support. At precisely the moment that the Islamic Republic is expanding and perfecting its nuclear capabilities,...
  • You Can't Give Savages Jerusalem

    03/19/2010 4:29:16 AM PDT · by Tigen · 26 replies · 640+ views
    INN opinion ^ | 3-16-10 | Prof. Steven Plaut
    No, you can't, Obama. If your temper tantrum over some houses means that you intend to give the terrorists part of Jerusalem, think again. There is nothing to negotiate with savages who riot when a synagogue is reopened. No sooner did the Obama Administration denounce Israel for its building activities in Jerusalem when hordes of violent Palestinian thugs took to the streets of holy Jerusalem. As always, the Arabs show the world how sacred Jerusalem is to them by filling it with violence. They rioted to demand that Jews be prohibited from opening a synagogue that had been destroyed by...
  • White House Advisor Defends Sharia and Overthrow of U.S. Constitution

    02/22/2010 8:40:39 AM PST · by Denriddy · 33 replies · 1,087+ views
    Vijay Kumar for Congress Blog ^ | 22 February 2010 | Vijay Kumar
    According to an article in the United Kingdom's Telegraph, in October of 2009, President Barack Obama's adivsor on Muslim affairs, Dalia Mogahed, went on Islamic television with members of the radical Islamic group Hizb ut Tahrir and defended their blatant call for the overthrow of all "man-made law"—which includes the United States Constitution—and the adoption of Islamic Sharia law as "the source of legislation"
  • Obama Orders NASA To Reach Out To Muslim Countries

    02/20/2010 7:08:27 AM PST · by WaterBoard · 58 replies · 1,340+ views
    orlandosentinel.com ^ | 16 Feb 2010 | Mark Matthews
    WASHINGTON — NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden said Tuesday that President Barack Obama has asked him to “find ways to reach out to dominantly Muslim countries” as the White House pushes the space agency to become a tool of international diplomacy. NASA chief Charlie Bolden
  • Obama Considered--and Rejected--Military Custody for Accused Underpants Bomber

    02/05/2010 4:46:42 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 13 replies · 397+ views
    newsweek.com ^ | Feb. 5, 2010 | Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball
    President Obama and senior advisers last month considered—and rejected—the notion that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the accused Christmas Day underpants bomber, should be handed over to the U.S. military for interrogation and detention, NEWSWEEK has learned. The subject of whether Abdulmutallab should be transferred to military custody came up at a meeting the president held in the White House Situation Room in early January, shortly before the Justice Department announced it would proceed against him in the civilian court system, according to little-noticed statements made by one or more "senior administration officials" who gave a background briefing to White House reporters...
  • Experts fear ousted Afghan Taliban will simply cross the border (and wait Obama out)

    12/02/2009 3:33:18 AM PST · by tobyhill · 16 replies · 692+ views
    LA Times ^ | 12/2/2009 | staff
    Pakistanis do not doubt that President Obama's troop buildup will give U.S. and allied forces more wherewithal to uproot Taliban militants from their strongholds in Afghanistan. What worries them is that the strategy will push Afghan Taliban over the porous border and bolster the ranks of brethren militants in Pakistan's tribal areas, security experts say. Pakistanis remain skeptical that Obama's new blueprint for winning the war in Afghanistan will pacify their volatile, unstable neighbor to the west. They put little, if any, trust in Afghan President Hamid Karzai, whose government has been crippled by widespread corruption, and they doubt that...
  • The Wannabe CIC

    12/02/2009 3:24:29 AM PST · by MTank50 · 14 replies · 930+ views
    CROSSHAIRS - Opinions & Commentary ^ | 12-02-09 | Michael Tank
    President and Commander In Chief Barrack Obama was at West Point tonight to announce his plans for continuing the war in Afghanistan. Finally, in what was over three months after General McChrystal had asked for an additional forty thousand troops, a request that included the warning that without these troops the war may be lost, in another narcissistic, uninspiring and consistently contradictory speech Obama gave the Nation his answer. While leaving out the fact that Obama has been insisting for the last two years during his campaign that Afghanistan is a war that must be won, he shamelessly explained why...