Michel Gurfinkiel: War, revolution, Dreyfus and an era of religious and political turmoil in France – WSJ.com

Two monuments in Paris are so prominent that they’re hard to miss. One is the Eiffel Tower, of course, the all-iron tour de force of engineering, standing by the Seine amid the city’s spacious and supremely elegant West End. Then to the north, atop Montmartre, there is the Sacré-Cœur: a tall, immaculately white Catholic basilica […]

The Terror and Crime of the American Task Force on Palestine

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The disappearing leadership of one of America’s main terror lobbies.

Big government: Stop! – The Economist

IN THE aftermath of the Senate election in Massachusetts, the focus of attention is inevitably on what it means for Barack Obama. The impact on the Democratic president of the loss of the late Ted Kennedy’s seat to the Republicans will, no doubt, be significant (see article). Yet the result could be remembered as a […]

Code Pink’s Support for the Enemy

ADDITION Rice US Middle East

There’s no tyrant the female “peace” group won’t coddle.

The UN Shines in Haiti

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Despite the worst loss of life in its history, the UN has led humanitarian efforts in the earthquake-shattered nation.

Being George Galloway – WSJ.com

When it comes to George Galloway, where do we begin? In recent years, the former British Labour MP—now representing the Respect Party for the district of Bethnal Green and Bow—could be found lauding Syria as a force for stability in Lebanon, defending the fraudulent re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran and denying Hezbollah’s long record […]

Conservative praise for Nobel speech, POLITICO.com

President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize speech Thursday is drawing praise from some unlikely quarters – conservative Republicans – who likened Obama’s defense of “just wars” to the worldview of his predecessor, Republican George W. Bush. It’s already being called the “Obama Doctrine” – a notion that foreign policy is a struggle of good and […]

Pakistan Told to Ratchet Up Fight Against the Taliban – NYTimes.com

The Obama administration is turning up the pressure on Pakistan to fight the Taliban inside its borders, warning that if it does not act more aggressively the United States will use considerably more force on the Pakistani side of the border to shut down Taliban attacks on American forces in Afghanistan, American and Pakistani officials […]

Obama’s Landscape of Anti-Semitism – by Jamie Glazov

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The president’s Jew-hating personal and professional associations.

Obama’s War – by Matt Gurney

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The hardest choices ahead.