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Obama Administration Vents More Anger at Israel

Over Netanyahu’s willingness to speak to congress (Weekly Standard).  But the Muslim Brotherhood is receiving love from the administration (Jihad Watch).  Victor Davis Hanson warns “When the United States arbitrarily lifted tough sanctions against Iran and became a de facto partner with the Iranian theocracy in fighting the Islamic State, it almost ensured that Iran will get a nuclear bomb. Iran has claimed that it wishes to destroy Israel, as if its own apocalyptic sense of self makes it immune from classical nuclear deterrence” (Townhall).  Meanwhile, anti-Semitism rises in Europe.  Krauthammer explains why deterrence won’t work with Iran (Washington Post).

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White House Refuses to Call Taliban Terrorists

Video (Townhall).  More (Gateway Pundit).  This shocked even ABC News, which began their lead story “They act like terrorists, they regularly kill civilians like terrorists...” (ABC News).  From Hugh Hewitt:  Networks of bad guys everywhere, and a president who can’t even name the enemy.  Tick, tick, tick (Hugh Hewitt).  Peggy Noonan examines “America’s strategy deficit” (WSJ).  At nearly the same time, three Americans were killed by Taliban terrorists in Afghanistan (Fox News).

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Pentagon Bureaucracy Grows as Military is Cut

From the story:  “It makes no sense,” Mackenzie Eaglen, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, told the Washington Examiner. In the initial response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, “we grew the force and we grew the civilian support.” So it would make sense that as active duty forces drawdown, so would the staff managing them (Fox News).  Meanwhile, the Russian attack on Ukraine reminds us another part of the world is still in turmoil (Fox News).

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Obama Aide on Netanyahu Visit: “There Will be a Price”

From Michael Goodwin:  Israel has the most to lose from an Iranian nuke, and ­Netanyahu can be expected to articulate a forceful argument against Obama’s disastrous course. That’s why House Speaker John Boehner invited him, and it’s why the president is so bent out of shape and refuses to meet with Netanyahu. He doesn’t want Americans to hear the other side (NY Post).

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