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The World Press Photo Contest: Closed

Power Line – A Minor News Story of Little Interest to Anyone

… Muslims threatened to bomb the exhibit if the work of an Israeli photographer wasn’t banned, and, to its credit, the World Press Photo people closed down the exhibit rather than yield to the Muslims’ demands.

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Between Passive and Agressive

Netanyahu’s make-or-break speech to Congress – CSMonitor.com

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Israeli Quicksand

Lawmakers: Obama speech silent on Iran, Syria while criticizing U.S. allies Israel, Bahrain

Both Democrats and Republicans said they were stunned by President Barack Obama’s refusal to call for regime change in either Iran or Syria. Instead, they cited Obama’s severe criticism of Israel, including questioning whether the Jewish state was a democracy.

The Hindu : News / International : 1967 borders reflect long-standing policy: Obama

Hamas said it wouldn’t recognize the Israeli “occupation” and that it, too, rejected Mr. Obama’s reference to the 1967 borders. “It is a mistake to consider the U.S. as an honest sponsor for the so—called peace process,” spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said.

Readers write (May 23): Obama on Israel, right to work, Cedar Square West | StarTribune.com

In June 2008, candidate Barack Obama stated that “any agreement with the Palestinian people must preserve Israel’s identity as a Jewish state, with secure, recognized and defensible borders. … We must never force Israel to the negotiating table.”

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Gene Simmons on Obama: “He has no f-ing idea…”

Gene Simmons pulling no punches.

Make me a benevolent dictator – CNBC

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Obama Redraws Israel

Obama tells Israel: Go back to 1967 borders

Obama salutes Mideast longing for freedom

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