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Senators unveil new bill challenging Obama on Iran

By Donna Cassata WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators unveiled legislation Friday that would require a congressional review of any deal the Obama administration and other western powers strike with Iran on its nuclear program. The measure would mandate that President Barack Obama submit the text of any pact to Congress and bar … Continue reading

John Kerry refused to use aid as a weapon to persuade Pakistan to release Dr Shakil Afridi

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry has refused to use aid as a weapon to persuade Pakistan to release Dr Shakil Afridi. Secretary Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday afternoon to formally present the administration’s budget request for fiscal 2016. The US State Department’s budget proposal includes about $900 million … Continue reading

Americans had better pay attention to what Netanyahu has to say. So should Europe.

Prof. Phyllis Chesler Against President Obama’s wishes, PM Netanyahu will be addressing Congress about the extraordinary danger of a nuclear Iran. Obama’s administration wishes to deflect American concerns about the unenforceable deal it is negotiating with Shiite Iran by conducting a demonization campaign against Israel and its Prime Minister. I share Jonathan Tobin’s view that … Continue reading

Why Obama Won’t Call the Jihadis Islamic

by Robert Spencer Barack Obama aroused controversy over his affinity with Islam yet again in February 2015, when a photo surfaced from the U.S.-African Leaders’ Summit in August 2014, showing Obama passing by a group of African delegates with his right index finger raised in a gesture strongly reminiscent of the Islamic State’s now notorious … Continue reading

The rise and fall of Barack Obama

Obama’s administration has fallen not because it is bad, but because it is a nonentity tinkering with foreign policy fixes badly suited for a world that has been slipping slowly into chaos. By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On February 19, US President Barack Obama delivered another perplexing speech at the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism in … Continue reading

Now we know who to believe on Iran

The Obama administration claimed Israel was misrepresenting its deal with the ayatollahs. Reports from Geneva indicate Israel’s concerns were all too accurate By David Horovitz In an op-ed on February 9, I suggested that Israel’s opposition leader, Isaac Herzog, should stand alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before Congress on March 3, to underline “their common conviction … Continue reading

Why is Barack Obama so Afraid of Benjamin Netanyahu?

Michael Lumish Barack Obama seems terrified of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu received an invitation to speak before Congress concerning the Iranian threat from Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, and he accepted. The problem is that Obama suspects that Netanyahu will stress the idea that Iran should not be allowed … Continue reading

ISLAMIST Rep. Keith Ellison: Apologist for Jihad

by Matthew Vadum America is the root cause of violent extremism, Congress’s foremost apologist for Islamic terrorism told a White House conference last week. In rambling remarks Feb. 18 at President Obama’s so-called Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) used the opportunity to smear America, downplay Muslim violence, and urge law … Continue reading