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Neocons Split With Israel Over Egypt, Part 2

The Washington Post notes that the Israeli government’s shifting its stance on Egypt after an initial divergence with US neocons: Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu likened...

February 3, 2011 10:59 By :

Israel and Egypt: Rounding Up the Reax

• Yossi Klein Halevi explains why the unrest matters to Israel. For Israel, then, peace with Egypt has been not only strategically but also psychologically essential. Israelis understand that the end...

February 2, 2011 17:54 By :

Neocons Split With Israel Over Egypt

No kidding. Neocons Split With Israel Over Egypt. Which camp are you in?

February 2, 2011 17:10 By :

Video: Rocket Narrowly Misses Israeli Wedding Reception

Elder of Ziyon just posted footage of an unfortunate “only in Israel” moment. A Grad rocket fired from Gaza narrowly missed a wedding reception in Netivot. If Islamists gain influence in the...

February 2, 2011 12:59 By :

Scapegoating Israel for the Arab World’s Problems

It was only a matter of time before Israel was blamed for the Arab world’s unrest. I’m not surprised that one mainstream paper gave a wonk a soapbox to argue just that. See HonestReporting...

February 2, 2011 12:32 By :

Mideast Clarity ATF, After Tom Friedman

I agree with a lot of points Tom Friedman makes about Israeli concerns over Egypt. But he puzzles me with this comment: To put it bluntly, if Israelis tell themselves that Egypt’s unrest proves why...

February 2, 2011 12:14 By :

February 1 Morning Links

• Of all the articles I’ve read about the Israeli take on Egypt, Benjamin Kerstein resonates the most. Otherwise, Reuters describes what’s at stake with just the facts. • Is Roger Cohen...

February 1, 2011 10:51 By :

Pro-Israel Blog-Off: Round 1 Match 2

Aussie Dave just introduced the second match of the 2011 Pro-Israel Blog-Off. This match pits against each other submissions by Divest This!, CiF Watch, and Huffington Post Monitor. Check out their submissions...

January 31, 2011 8:07 By :

PaliLeaks and the Palestinian Honesty Gap

Khaled Abu Toameh (via Elder of Ziyon) explains the honesty gap exposed by the PaliLeaks. It says a lot that the PA can’t be straight with the Palestinian people: It is no secret that most of the...

January 30, 2011 23:02 By :

Who Needs Peace Talks When You Have the Boston Globe?

As the Palestinians seek a UN Security Council condemnation of settlement activity, a Boston Globe staff-ed thinks the US should leverage its veto power with Israel: Obama should use the threat of a Security...

January 30, 2011 16:52 By :