by Mitchell Plitnick
April 28 is the day on which Jews all around the world commemorate the Holocaust. It’s an important day, a somber time for obvious reasons. One would think it would be treated with respect, especially by self-defined “Jewish leaders.” And yet, it comes as no surprise [...]
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By Gary Sick
Every few months there is a concocted “crisis” involving suggestions that Israel is just on the verge of attacking Iran. This cycle started almost a decade ago, and it has repeated itself roughly annually, though sometimes more frequently.
In the early days, these alarms typically began with [...]
via Lobe Log
In response to a recent flurry of media reports suggesting that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is gearing up to strike Iran (some of which have been rounded up here by Laura Rozen), Harvard University’s Stephen Walt explains why he remains skeptical that the attack will happen:
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Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) told reporters that he “would not at all be surprised that there may be a pre-emptive attack” by Israel against Iran — and he doesn’t think the U.S. could do anything about it. Savannah Now reports Chambliss said that, though he has [...]
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