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Netanyahu Changes Stance On Opposition To Two State Solution

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“I haven’t changed my policy,” newly reelected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in his first interview since the election. “What has changed is the reality. I don’t want a one-state solution; I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state solution, but… Continue reading

Western Heavyweights Intervene In Ukrainian Conflict; Looking For Another Diplomatic Solution

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I was relieved to see reports earlier this week that the United States was finally considering arming the Ukrainians as they continue fighting off pro-Russian separatists in the East.
There was the suggestion that we might have been able to… Continue reading

Obama Orders New Sanctions Against Russia

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After more than a month of threats, the Obama administration ordered travel bans and asset freezes for seven Russian officials, including two said to be in Putin’s inner circle, and froze assets for 17 companies this morning. Thirteen Russian companies… Continue reading

With Takeover Of Natural Gas Station, Russia Ratchets Up Tension With Ukraine

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Since the protests in Kiev turned bloody weeks ago, there has been one question on my mind: when will Russia invade Ukraine?
And now we know the answer: yesterday.
On the eve of the secession referendum in Crimea, Putin used… Continue reading

Obama falls short in State of Union address, misses valuable opportunity

Tuesday night’s State of the Union address was the same old Obama, delivering the same old message.
It was a rousing speech for those who agree with the president’s agenda, but offered little to those who did not vote for… Continue reading

You call this a deal? Congress, Obama set to kick the can … again

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that he was hopeful it would be a “bright day.” Republican leader Mitch McConnell seconded Reid’s optimism, “we’ve had a good day,” he commented on Monday.
Indeed, we are on the precipice of a… Continue reading

How Hillary Clinton can win in 2016

2016 is in the air.
Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Iowa next month to be the keynote speaker at Senator Tom Harkin’s steak fry fundraiser, an event that often showcases speakers aspiring to be president.
Things are heating… Continue reading

Edward Snowden And The Russian And Chinese Advantage

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Another day, another humiliation for the Obama administration.
As I argued on my show, Political Insiders, with Pat Caddell and John Leboutiller yesterday, Russia has once again embarrassed the US and President Obama by harboring former NSA contractor Edward Snowden… Continue reading

There was no ‘tipping point’ in the 2012 election

There was no tipping point in this election. Former Gov. Mitt Romney simply made a number of strategic errors that cost him and the Republican Party the presidency, and any hope that they had of winning control of the U.S.… Continue reading