Here’s What Obama Could/Should Say

From Gloria-Centre.Org Here's What Obama Could/Should Say You are welcome to post or forward to others but please include a link to this site. Anyone not linking to this site will be considered to have acted improperly, except with written permission. Administration policy toward America's enemies reminds me of one of the most famous jokes in radio history. Jack Benny, the comedian, pretended to be really cheap. On one of his shows, he's Continue Reading

The UN’s Rights of the Child Calls to Obama

From Koinonia House THE UN'S RIGHTS OF THE CHILD CALLS TO OBAMA The Obama Administration has resurrected the debate over the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and is pushing for the United States to finally join the treaty. Yet, while ratifying the treaty sounds like a great effort to protect children, it would instead offer the UN inroads to dictate to American parents how best to raise their kids.  According to the US Constitution, Continue Reading

Mitchell: Peace plan to include Syria, Lebanon

From English People.Com Cn The regional agreement that the Obama administration is trying to push forward is not only about peace between Israel and the Palestinians, but also peace between Israel and both Syria and Lebanon, local daily The Jerusalem Post cited U.S. special Middle East envoy George Mitchell as reporting Thursday. Mitchell made the remarks during his meeting Wednesday with opposition leader Tzipi Livni that concluded two days Continue Reading

An imposed Middle East Peace?

From Reuters King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has urged U.S. President Barack Obama to impose a solution on the festering Arab-Israeli conflict if necessary, a Saudi newspaper said this week. Saudi Arabia and other Arab states want Obama to get tough with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who has balked at Palestinian statehood and defied U.S. calls to halt the expansion of Jewish settlements. King Abdullah told Obama during his visit Continue Reading

Obama’s Cairo Speech and the Israel-Palestinian Conflict

From Gloria-Centre.Org Obama's Cairo Speech and the Israel-Palestinian Conflict By Barry Rubin* June 5, 2009 http://www.gloria-center.org/blog/2009/06/obama's-cairo-speech.html President Barack Obama’s discussion in his Cairo speech of the Israeli-Palestinian issue is so important that it took up about 25 percent of the text. Obama sought to put the United States into a neutral rather than pro-Israel position. This is not so Continue Reading

Obama Overture to Hamas Suggests Inevitability of Terror Group’s Dominance Among Palestinians

From Fox News In an apparent policy shift, President Obama on Thursday invited Hamas -- a designated terror organization -- to "play a role" in the future of the Palestinian people. During his speech to the Muslim world in Cairo on Thursday, the U.S. president bluntly recognized the group, which has called for the destruction of Israel, in a two-sentence passage that was part of a broader discussion about the terms for peace between the Continue Reading

Obama seeks reconciliation with Muslim world, and Israel will pay the price

From YNet News Now that Benjamin Netanyahu has visited Washington and the White House and is back home, we can sum up the current situation, through the rumor mill for the time being: We are in trouble. As opposed to almost all American presidents in recent generations, Barack Obama views himself as one who is guiding his country and the free world towards a new history, far beyond what we can see. Obama wishes to shape new universal Continue Reading

Obama Middle East Peace Plan Details Revealed

From JPost The London-based Arabic newspaper Al-Quds al-Arabi has published what it claims are key details of the new Middle East peace plan to be presented by President Obama in his speech in Cairo on June 4. Details of the plan made the front page of two leading Israeli newspapers. If the revelations prove accurate, they reveal a US administration as yet unacquainted with several basic facts of life concerning politics and strategy in the Continue Reading

Detailed Analysis of the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting: by Barry Rubin. Part 2

From Gloria-Centre.Org Detailed Analysis of the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting - By Barry Rubin. Part 2 http://www.gloria-center.org/blog/2009/05/detailed-analysis-part-two.html Obviously, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s job was to make a good impression including the flattery of President Barack Obama. He thus thanked him: “For your friendship to Israel and your friendship to me. You’re a great leader--a great leader of the United Continue Reading

Detailed Analysis of the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting – Part 1

From Gloria-Centre.Org Detailed Analysis of the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting By Barry Rubin* May 19, 2009 http://www.gloria-center.org/blog/2009/05/detailed-analysis.html This article includes Part 1, an analysis of Obama's statement, followed by Part 2, an analysis of Netanyahu's statement. Part 1 So what did President Barack Obama say after the meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and what does it mean? First, Continue Reading