Mediterranean–Dead Sea Canal feasibility study drawing. Author Herbert Wendt und Wieland Kelm, Wikipedia Commons.
Mediterranean–Dead Sea Canal feasibility study drawing. Author Herbert Wendt und Wieland Kelm, Wikipedia Commons.


Med-Dead Over Two-State: A Fresh Take On Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Reduction – OpEd

By Anthony Rusonik Of all the myths that surround the Israeli-Arab conflict, the most prominent and cherished is that the inevitable solution is a two-state framework. At the height of the most recent round of hostilities between Hamas in Gaza and Israel, no less capable a student than CNN’s Farheed Zakaria proclaimed the two-state solution […]

Saperstein at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in 2013. Photo credit World Economic Forum.
Saperstein at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in 2013. Photo credit World Economic Forum.


US Religious Freedom Nominee’s Record Prompts Concern

By Matt Hadro The announcement that Rabbi David Saperstein is being tapped as the next U.S. ambassador for global religious freedom has drawn concern based on his recent statements on the issue at home. “I’ve been following David’s activities for 30 years,” Rabbi Aryeh Spero of the Caucus for America told CNA. “I’m not confident […]

California's Jerry Brown
California's Jerry Brown


Gov. Brown Invokes Religion To Open Border But Path To Faith-Based Schools Remains Closed – OpEd

Earlier this week Gov. Jerry Brown was in Mexico City “urging politicians…to ‘heed the religious call … to welcome the stranger’ in addressing the [immigration] crisis,” according to the Sacramento Bee. Gov. Brown continued by saying: These are children, and many of them have relatives that are in California and other parts of the United […]

Libya
Libya


US Evacuation In Libya Shows Ill Effects Of American Interventionism – OpEd

The American foreign policy elite should learn something from the recent humiliating evacuation of the U.S. embassy in Tripoli, Libya—amid the chaos of tribal civil war in that country—but probably won’t. Since World War II, this bipartisan elite has thumbed its nose at the traditional U.S. foreign policy of strategic independence and military restraint overseas, […]

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