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The success of Labor rationalists in thwarting a ban on politicians’ travel to Israel provides welcome relief from the standard irrationality of the Socialist International on foreign affairs. International

The United States pressed Argentina to end its investigation of Iranian complicity in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in which nearly 100 people were killed. International
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Iran and Israel paced the Middle East in defense spending growth while several Gulf Arab states cut spending as oil prices continued to slide, according to IHS Jane’s Defense Budgets Annual Report. International

Our reaction should be directed not against the terrorists, but against those who indoctrinate, train and finance them -- and on working to eradicate this virus of the mind.
The Pope can insist all he likes that we have entered a Third World War; it is so much more comforting to repeat that the main problem is "Israel's occupation" is the problem.

Jonathan Pollard, the Navy intelligence analyst whose 1985 arrest for selling secrets to Israel set off a sensational spy saga, is scheduled to be released from federal prison next week International

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Russia is exploiting Western weakness to strengthen its position in the Mediterranean, but Israeli interests are not necessarily threatened. International

State Dept. official left speechless when questioned why US army doesn't live up to the high standards it sets for Israeli forces. International

Kerry defends Iran deal, says Tehran hasn't pursued nuke since 2003 International

The Obama administration made a “willful decision” to arm terror organizations in Syria that led to the rise of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), former U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) chief Michael Flynn said. International

When passengers who flew on Air France flights recently notified the company that Israel’s place on the flight map was conspicuously absent, though the West Bank and Gaza remained marked, the airline apologized and blamed the problem on technical issues and map gradient. International

The Obama administration has entered into a nuclear deal between the P5+1 powers and the Islamic Republic of Iran that is more deplorable than we had even anticipated. International

House Speaker, who is set to visit Israel, says US pressure on Netanyahu over 4-5 years 'pushed him to the point where he had to speak up.' International

Rocket and mortar attacks by Palestinian militant groups during last summer's conflict in Gaza amounted to war crimes International

The world is on fire – and President Obama and his Secretary of State, John Kerry, continue to fiddle, or even add wood to the fire, whenever they are on the foreign policy stage, which is daily. International

PM sounds alarm over imminent deal, hours after Iranian defector reveals US negotiating team just parroting Iranian demands. International

Anti-Semitism flourishes like a poisonous plant in the Ivy League Colleges. International

France and Belgium are preoccupied with the jihadist threat after the bloodshed in Paris and Verviers this month - and in both countries Jews feel they are on the front line. International

All US and European coalition strike and surveillance flights against ISIS forces in Syria and Iraq under Operation Inherent Resolve have been reaching their targets through the skies of Israel and Jordan, US, European and civilian monitors of global air force movements report. International

France has warned that if the international community fails to resolve the Middle East impasse, it would recognize Palestine as a state. French lawmakers are set to hold a vote on Palestine nationhood on December 2. International

The 1987 uprising began with a falsely reported traffic accident in Gaza. Today, in the seething neighborhoods of East Jerusalem, its latest incarnation can be tied to the disputed suicide of an Arab bus driver International

Yemen's culture minister gives an award she received from Human Rights Watch to Yemen's dwindling Jewish population. International

The lamed U.S. president might well seek to repair his reputation abroad — at Israel’s expense. International

Israel has concluded that Hamas, aided by Iran and Syria, was perfecting underground warfare using tunneling technology developed by North Korea. International

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that a nuclear Iran is a bigger threat to the world than Islamic State (IS) militants. International

An Islamic State threat to kill Australians is being treated as genuine by Australian intelligence agencies. International

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