Post Archive

June 2, 2010

A CONTENTIONS reader points me to some signs of the times that aptly capture the mindset of much of the Western world. While everyone mourns the loss...

The hypocritical condemnations raining down on Israel from foreign critics in the wake of the Gaza flotilla incident from those who oppose the very existence...

I don't know if Israel's blockade of Gaza is a good idea or a bad idea. After the incident in the Mediterranean earlier this week,...

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's just-delivered address to Israel on the flotilla ambush....

Palestinian Media Watch has Mahmoud Abbas's take on the terrorist flotilla: The significance is that this decision was made in advance. They [Israel] wanted to create...

A devoted reader who wrings no hands over dead non-peace activists who are killed attacking Israeli forces (do we mourn suicide bombers? -- the rules...

I have confidence that Israel’s defense leadership will correct the tactical error in the May 31 boarding of M/V Mavi Marmara that allowed the situation...

Max, there is no question that the Israeli operation was a problematic one because it was (a) detected, (b) went badly for the commandos who...

When Israel is attacked -- physically or rhetorically -- the impulse of all friends of Israel (myself included) is to jump immediately and totally to...

Many House and Senate members are stepping forward with statements in support of Israel's right of self-defense. Speaker Nancy Pelosi's reads like a parody of a...

Christians United for Israel, unlike the befuddled Nancy Pelosi, puts out a statement that is a model of moral clarity: Christians United for Israel (CUFI) deeply...

Because of the Gaza terrorist flotilla and the BP oil spill, the Joe Sestak job scandal has taken a back seat in news coverage --...