Monthly Archives: May 2011

The “Arab Spring” continues to look a lot like winter

By Kristen Chick CAIRO— (TCSM) An attack by Muslims on two churches in Cairo led to sectarian clashes that claimed at least 12 lives, a reminder that Egypt’s religious rift has continued to widen since the successful uprising that pushed … Continue reading

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What Obama did to Israel By Charles Krauthammer

Every Arab-Israeli negotiation contains a fundamental asymmetry: Israel gives up land, which is tangible; the Arabs make promises, which are ephemeral. The long-standing American solution has been to nonetheless urge Israel to take risks for peace while America balances things … Continue reading

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‘Senseless’ seems easier than saying ‘jihad’

By Diana West The Army honored a fallen hero of the Ft. Hood Jihad Massacre with a medal this week. Not, of course, that the Army describes the November 2009 attack in such meaningful terms. Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan … Continue reading

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What exactly is meant by “The 1967 Borders”?

I’ll explain below. Like many things Middle East, this is another PR battle won by the Arab lobby. Oh, I know, you’ve been led to believe there is a monolithic Israeli power structure that dictates everything (that, my friends, is … Continue reading

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What exactly is meant by “The 1967 Borders

I’ll explain below. Like many things Middle East, this is another PR battle won by the Arab lobby. Oh, I know, you’ve been led to believe there is a monolithic Israeli power structure that dictates everything (that, my friends, is … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between Nixon and Reagan, Clemens and Pettite

A comment on a previous post made me decide to post this. To refresh some memories. Nixon, obviously, covered up the Watergate scandal (as an aside, those who know about the whole thing and who have heard the Watergate tapes, … Continue reading

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On Diedrich Bonhofer

“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us innocent. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” — Bonhoeffer Who was Diedrich Bonhofer? Bonhofer was a German theologian in the … Continue reading

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