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Munk Debates: Be it resolved the world cannot tolerate an Iran with nuclear weapons capability.

The Munk Debates series live-streamed a debate tonight discussing Iran’s nuclear weapons capability. I sided with the con side before and after the debate. The following is a brief overview and my reaction immediately following: The con side argued that the obvious analogy is America versus the Soviet Union; deterrence and containment will still be effective in … Continue reading


Israel Is Now The Middle East’s Sole Superpower

Fareed Zakaria on Israel’s strength and position in the new Post-Arab Spring Middle East. In fact, as the relatively quick cease-fire between the parties shows, there is a very low likelihood of a broader regional conflict. It’s true that we’re in a new Middle East, but it’s one in which Israel has become the region’s … Continue reading

When did Hamas become secular?

http://www.nowlebanon.com/NewsArticleDetails.aspx?ID=458240&MID=12&PID=2 So-called Arab leftists support the ultra-religious Hamas but refuse to support Syria’s opposition for allegedly becoming too Islamist. This is a shameful double standard.

Chi mikhad beshe? – What is Going to Happen?

“A theocracy whose ideology is premised on sacrifice and martyrdom can only survive as long as its leaders can capitalize on the death of the Iranian people.” The stiff economic sanctions currently strangling the Iranian economy are certainly causing change. But is it the kind of change we want? The rial is tanking and average Iranians are watching the value … Continue reading

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