Taking A Tyrant Out

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s claim that “we don’t have homosexuals in Iran” should be taken, like his wish to wipe Israel off the map, as a serious expression of his regime’s ambitions.…
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Columbia’s Master Class

If Columbia University President Lee Bollinger had a burning desire to expose Columbia students to Islam and the realities of contemporary Iran, then inviting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to speak…
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A Coming Crime Wave?

In today’s Washington Post we read that [v]iolent crime in the United States rose more than previously believed in 2006, continuing the most significant increase in more than a decade,…
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Where’s the U.N.?

Last week, Lebanese legislator Antoine Ghanem was assassinated by a powerful bomb, the signature weapon of Syria’s secret service. He was at least the fifth member of the Lebanese legislature…
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Hadar’s Radar

The Israeli Journalist Leon Hadar has a thoughtful piece in the National Interest (published on September 21) on Syria-Israel relations, in which he says that Although it may come as…
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The Tittering at Columbia

There are no homosexuals in Iran, Iran’s president said yesterday at Columbia University, and there are also no—or there will not ever be any—nuclear weapons. Although Columbia’s president said that…
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