Monthly Archives: January 2007

Hamas…… revealed in their own words.

NOTE: [I]The Hamas emblem to the left consists of the Dome of the Rock, two crossed swords, and two Palestinian flags embracing the Dome with the phrases, “There is no god but Allah”, and “Muhammad is the messenger of Allah.” … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Orwell

It has always fascinated me that one of the stereotypes and anti-semitic canards propagated is the supposed Jewish control, or pro-Israel bent of the news media. If anyone has a chance to actually investigate the truth, they will discover just … Continue reading

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How far we’ve come.

{ Warning this entry may shock those who have pigeon holed me based on earlier blog entries. While I am a true hawk with regard to foreign policy, I am a social liberal. My political heritage lies in a school … Continue reading

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Egypt: Ally or Enemy?: A conversation with a friend.

What follows is an exchange that I have had with Cockeyedoptmist on my blog. It got so lengthy that it turned into what I was planning as a post anyway. As a quick primer: Under the Camp David Accords signed … Continue reading

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Who’s Confused? The truth of Fatah

Mahmoud Abbas, current head of the Palestinian Authority and head of Al Fatah (Fateh), the movement begun by Yasser Arafat, recently celebrated the anniversary of the founding of the movement. Fatah, as you know was the head of the PLO … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient History

If you have had the oppportunity to read my earlier post on refugees, you have seen, perhaps for the first time, mentioned very briefly, the story of Jewish refugees from Arab and Persian Lands. During what the world calls the … Continue reading

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Refugees

One of the great misconceptions in the current dialogue is the term refugee. What most don’t understand is that the term, for international legal definitions was explained in the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees which dealt primarily … Continue reading

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