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OpEdge: The Contradictions of U.S. Intervention

by Marc Jampole ONE COMMENT ON NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO this morning should jolt anyone into an epiphany about the brutal absurdity of the United States foreign policy since at least World War II. When asked about the attitude of Syrians regarding the prospect of U.S. help to fight ISIS, a Syrian photographer answered that Syrians […]

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Fumbling the Relationship with Iran

by Marc Jampole The Obama Administration made a big mistake denying a visa to Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations, Hamid Aboutalebi. The United States should be seeking to improve our relations with Iran so that they will cease development of nuclear weapons and help us seek peaceful ways to clean up the messes […]

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Peace NOW

An Editorial From the Spring 2014 issue of Jewish Currents   THERE IS MUCH FOR THE ISRAELI PEOPLE TO GAIN, and only the religious pipe dream of a Greater Israel to lose, by signing onto the two-state solution that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to unveil by the end of April. An […]

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December 27: Natural Gas Off Israel’s Coast

The Noble Energy consortium of Houston, Texas announced on this date in 2010 that the recently discovered Leviathan natural gas deposit in the Levant Basin, in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Israel, contains sufficient natural gas to meet Israel’s energy needs and turn the country into a natural gas exporter. This will obviate […]

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