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Archive for the ‘Israel’ Category

Liberal Law Professor Alan Dershowitz Slams Obama

Posted by Steve Markowitz on December 29, 2016

Since the election of Donald Trump, liberal pundits have come up with all sorts of excuses for the outcome. At best they look to voter apathy on the Left. More troubling excuses include racism, sexism, homophobia, etc., the “deplorables” according to Hillary Clinton. These head-in-the-sand excuses ignore the weakness of candidate Hillary Clinton and the difficult economic state many Americans find themselves in, which as not improved under Obama’s Presidency.

The excuse-making machine on the Left has ignored the fact that many liberals are displeased with the Obama Presidency. Many expressed this dissatisfaction by supporting Socialist Bernie Sanders during the Democratic primary. Others have come out more recently with President Obama throwing Israel under the bus.

Last week the United Nations held a vote that basically blames Israel for the stalled Middle East peace process. While hidden behind the narrative that the vote was about Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the vote was a much more general combination of Israel. Such anti-Israeli votes in the Security Council have become commonplace in recent decades. However, votes the United States has historically used its veto power to block them. Incredibly, this lame-duck president in his last three weeks of office went against American policy back by both Republicans and Democrats and abstained, allowing the condemning of Israel to pass.

The outcry against Obama’s decision has been crosses political parties with many prominent Democrats coming out quite vocally in opposition. One example is Alan Dershowitz, a retired Harvard Law school professor who has been a lifetime Democrat and supporter of Barack Obama. His comments, included in the videos below, include:

He defined the president’s handling of the resolution as a “bait and switch”:

He pulled a bait and switch. He said to the American public ‘Oh this is all about the settlements deep in the West Bank’ and yet he allowed his representative to the U.N. to abstain, which is really for, a resolution that says Jews can’t pray at the Western Wall. Jews can’t live in the Jewish quarter where they’ve lived for thousands of years. And he’s gonna say ‘Whoops. I didn’t mean that.’ Well, read the resolution. You’re a lawyer. You went to Harvard Law School.”

Dershowitz went on to call Obama one of the worst presidents ever on foreign policy. Strong words from a liberal Democrat!

While this Blogger agrees with Dershowitz’s comments, the good Professor and others from intellectual Left bear responsibility for Obama’s policies and duplicity. It was known before Obama’s first election that he held questionable/radical political views and had contacts with some shady characters including Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Bill Ayres of Weather Underground fame and others. Many on the Left made excuses for these associations, giving Obama a pass. Now, as Rev. Wright once so infamously said: “the chickens have come home to roost”.



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Journalist Blasts Danish Ambassador for Europe’s Double Standard Towards Israel

Posted by Steve Markowitz on December 14, 2014

Followers of the diplomatic doubletalk from Europe concerning the Israeli-Palestinian matter is aware of the double standard Israel is often held to. Any attempt by Israeli at self-defense that results in casualties on the other side is made a world pressing problem, not only by Europe, but also in the United Nations. Any Israeli policy that could be detrimental to Palestinian interests receives similar treatment. However, when it comes to the damage Palestinians inflict on their own people, or the carnage that Arabs inflict on fellow Arabs, there is rarely international outcry.

When the issue of the standard towards Israel is raised, it is often trivialized by Progressive diplomats and the mainstream media. However, recently in a rare show of frankness, the Danish Ambassador to Israel, Jesper Vahr, came out and admitted to the double standard saying:

Those are not the standards that you are being judged by. It is not the standards that Israel would want to be judged by. So I think you have the right to insist that we apply double standards and put you to the same standards as all the rest of the countries in the European context.”

Vahr’s admission is both remarkable and scary. On the one hand it is condescending to the Palestinians and the greater Arab population insinuating that they are not capable of the “European standards”. It also reeks of anti-Semitism for which Europe has a sordid history.

During the roundtable discussion where made his remarkable comments, Jerusalem Post editor Caroline Glick ripped into the Ambassador, as included in the video below. Glick’s comments included: “Isn’t it kind of patronizing to the Palestinians to say that, ‘We hold Israel to a higher standard than we hold you’?”, to which Vahr incredibly responded: “I am not sure it is”. Glick then took Vahr to the woodshed saying:

I think that this patronizing attitude towards us that we should be happy that you have a separate standard for Israel is really, I’m sorry, a statement of contempt for our intelligence. I consider it to be an obsession. I consider Europe’s keen interest in the Middle East, specifically Israel, to be an obsession, and it’s an obsession that Jews have seen from Europeans from the time of Jesus. ‘We have this whole common culture,’ I mean, really? We respect international law. You guys make it up.” She then goes on to cite examples.

Unfortunately the double standard towards Israel does not end in Europe. The US State Department and current American President pursue this same Progressive agenda. The failure of this agenda and its related policies are significant reasons behind the current mess in the Middle East and the deplorable plight of many Palestinians and the greater Arab population. But reality does not deter Progressives who when confronted with their failed policies, often merely double down on the bad bets.

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Pro Israeli Letter Signed by Hollywood

Posted by Steve Markowitz on August 24, 2014

Hollywooders are generally known for Leftist political views.  With that, they have not been known for supporting Israel and many have publicly criticized Israel for its military response to Hamas’s rockets.

However, not all in Hollywood are devoid of moral convictions.  A group called Creative Community for Peace recently came out with a strong pro-Israeli statement concerning its battle with Hamas. This statement includes: “Hamas cannot be allowed to rain rockets on Israeli cities, nor can it be allowed to hold its own people hostage,” and “hospitals are for healing, not for hiding weapons. Schools are for learning, not for launching missiles.”

The list of 200 Hollywood signees below includes many on the Right, and Left.  This coming together shows promise coalescing around an issue with clear moral clarity.  It is unfortunate that the Obama Administration has shown no such clarity and more often than not acts like it is merely a mediator between two opposing groups.  The recent horrible events in Iraq perpetrated by another Sunni-based radical Islamist group ISIS, makes the White House’s position even less comprehendible.

Creative Community for Peace statement

We, the undersigned, are saddened by the devastating loss of life endured by Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza. We are pained by the suffering on both sides of the conflict and hope for a solution that brings peace to the region.

While we stand firm in our commitment to peace and justice, we must also stand firm against ideologies of hatred and genocide which are reflected in Hamas’ charter, Article 7 of which reads, “There is a Jew hiding behind me, come on and kill him!”  The son of a Hamas founder has also commented about the true nature of Hamas.

Hamas cannot be allowed to rain rockets on Israeli cities, nor can it be allowed to hold its own people hostage.  Hospitals are for healing, not for hiding weapons.  Schools are for learning, not for launching missiles.  Children are our hope, not our human shields.

We join together in support of the democratic values we all cherish and in the hope that the healing and transformative power of the arts can be used to build bridges of peace.

Capture creative community for peace

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Son of Hamas Founder Exposes Hama’s True Goals

Posted by Steve Markowitz on July 30, 2014

The narrative proffered on Israeli-Palestinian (Hamas) conflict by Progressives including President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry borders on the absurd. This often infers moral equivalency between the actions of Israel and Hamas. In essence they conclude that if both sides would restrain their actions, an environment could be created that would lead to a peaceful solution. This view ignores history, as well as the actual goals of each party. It also uses the same logic for the Middle East proffered by Western diplomats since World War I that has proven to be fallacious.

The broader Middle East conflict has been ongoing since long before the modern state of Israel was created in 1947. It predates the Crusades and began with a schism between Sunni and Shia Muslims for the control of Islam. The current crisis in Syria and Iraq is a continuation of this centuries-old battle. It is also the basis of the regional conflict between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shia Iran. Compared to this conflict, the Israeli-Palestinian issue is in the noise. Assuming away the State of Israel would likely eliminate one of the few coalescing issues within Islam that kept the Sunni-Shia conflict from becoming a full-blown war in recent decades.

Now back to the current Israeli-Hamas issue and the lame logic from Progressives. From Israel’s perspective, most Israelis desire a two state solution, but one that includes security for a Jewish nation. Ideas concerning the final borders a two state solution vary within Israel depending on political views. This varies from an accommodating position, to others that are unreasonable.

From the Palestinian (Hamas) perspective, while they might give lip service to a two state solution, this is not possible within their charter. Hama’s charter includes the following comments about Israeli’s/Jews:

The time will not come until Muslims will fight the Jews (and kill them); until the Jews hide behind rocks and trees, which will cry: 0 Muslim! there is a Jew hiding behind me, come on and kill him! This will not apply to the Gharqad, which is a Jewish tree.”

Progressives will make excuses for Hamas’s incendiary and anti-Semitic language, just as they did for Adolf Hitler prior to World War II. Cutting through the diplomatic jargon, it will relate to a theory that negotiations are always better than the alternative. However, actual negotiations require willing partners for a negotiated outcome. In addition, as Roosevelt and Churchill correctly concluded once World War II commenced, negotiations with the Nazis was never an appropriate choice.

Finally, the idea of a two-state solution sometimes promoted by Palestinians and Hamas is a red herring. The Palestinians have stated that they will never give up their “right of return”. Under the right of return, any Palestinian with a claim that their ancestors once lived in Israel will have the right to return to that country. This guarantees the destruction of Israel as a Jewish state, if not by force, then by demographics. Obama, Kerry and their Progressive allies are well aware of the issues involved with the right of return, but ignore them as it would disrupt their narrative.

Some light on the true motivations of Hamas was recently shed by Mosab Hassan Yousef, a son of one of Hamas’ founders, during a recent CNN interview with Don Lemon included the video below. Yousef, who was being groomed for Hamas leadership when growing up, defected from Hamas and has since been disowned by his father. His comments below, while chilling, are at least comforting in their candor.

  • “Hamas does not care about the lives of Palestinians, does not care about the lives of Israelis, or Americans; they don’t care about their own lives. They consider dying for sake of their ideology a way of worship.”
  • “Hamas is not seeking coexistence and compromise; Hamas is seeking conquest. The destruction of the state of Israel is not the Hamas’ final destination.”

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Morsi’s Anti-Semitic Doubletalk

Posted by Steve Markowitz on February 4, 2013

The Wall Street Journal reported on Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s recent trip to Germany.  His visit coincided with Germany’s recognition of Hitler’s rise to power 80 years earlier and that event’s terrible stain on humanity and Germany.

Mohamed-MorsiAfter meeting with German Chancellor Andrea Merkel, Morsi was questioned about his previously made anti-Semitic comments that included claiming Jews and Zionists were “the descendants of apes and pigs.”  Morsi’s response was typical doubletalk stating: “I am not against the Jewish faith, I am not against Jews who practice their religion.  I was talking about the practices and behavior of believers of any religion who shed blood or who attack innocent people or civilians.  That’s behavior that I condemn.”  He then continued saying that as a Muslim, he is “a believer and my religion obliges me to believe in all prophets, to respect all religions and to respect the right of people to their own faith.”  Using Mosri’s warped logic, what would be said about Islam given the over 60,000 Syrians who have died at the hands of a Muslim leader?

Mohammed Morsi is not only the president of Egypt, but he has also been a leader in the Muslim Brotherhood.  His anti-Semitic and bigoted comments say much about both his country and the organization he comes from.

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Hamas on the Wrong Side of World Opinion

Posted by Steve Markowitz on November 18, 2012

For some months the conflict between Israel and Hamas, who controls the Gaza Strip, has been quite.  For reasons only known to Hamas, it has upped the ante in recent weeks firing rockets into southern Israel.  Initially Israel turn the other cheek for the attacks, possibly seeking to have world opinion its side when it did respond.  That response started a few days ago and has been significant.  It has included the killing of Hamas’ military leader Ahmed Jabari, and significant bombing of Hamas’ military capabilities and infrastructure including yesterday’s destruction of its prime ministers headquarters.

In the past Israel has typically been condemned for retaliatory attacks against radical Palestinians.  This time the reaction is different with many world leaders including President Obama indicating that Israel is justified in the response.  Similar reactions from other world leaders include:

European Union – Foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton defended Israel saying: “The rocket attacks by Hamas and other factions in Gaza, which began this current crisis, are totally unacceptable for any government and must stop…Israel has the right to protect its population from these kind of attacks.  I urge Israel to ensure that its response is proportionate … I am deeply concerned at the escalating violence in Israel and the Gaza Strip and deplore the loss of civilian lives on both sides.”

Germany – Chancellor Angela Merkel spokesman Georg Streiter called on Hamas to “to immediately stop shooting rockets from Gaza into Israel,” and stating that it was “responsible for the outbreak of violence.” The spokesman concluded “there is no justification for the shooting of rockets at Israel, which has led to massive suffering of the civilian population.”

United Nations – Even this typically pro-Palestinian organization was unusually noncritical of Israel merely calling upon it to halt the “dangerous escalation” and concluding that Hamas’ rockets must stop “at once.”

Much of the world seems to be in agreement with Israeli’s Prime Minister Netanyahu who said: “no government in the world would allow a situation where its population lives under the constant threat of rockets“.

Hamas has overplayed its hand in this round of its battle with Israel.  Their use of longer-range Fajr 5 rockets from Iran, capable of hitting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, has not only given Israel an excuse for the aggressive response, but has given them no alternative.  Leaving the terrorists equipped with the longer-range rockets is unacceptable to most Israelis.  It is akin to the Mexican drug cartels not only having the capabilities, but using rockets to hit American cities as far from the border as Chicago, Illinois.

Israel is showing signs of launching a ground war to eliminate Hamas’ offensive military capabilities.  It has called up 75,000 reservists, a significant and costly action that does not seem in line with a bluff.  It is likely that much of the Middle East understands the implications of Israel’s intent and have started a actions towards a negotiated solution.  It is reported that Egypt, Turkey, and Qatar, as well as others, are working on an agreement.

It is likely that the world’s unusual favoring of Israeli in this current round of violence is due to more significant underlying issues than merely Hamas lobbing missiles into Israel.  It is likely that the world is more concerned with strategic issues including Iran’s likely involvement, as well as the ongoing carnage in Syria.

It is likely that even the Progressive politicians in Europe have come realize that the narrative proffered in recent decades that the Middle East would become peaceful if only the Israelis and Palestinians resolved their differences was fallacious.  The actions of Iran since the late 1970s, Iraq in the 1980s and 1990s, worldwide terrorism sponsored by radical Islamists, the violence of the Arab Spring, and the ongoing carnage in Syria, etc. have offered a cold dose of reality.  It is long past the time to end the political correctness that has shrouded Middle Eastern politics for too many years.  Terrorism, no matter what the cause, is unacceptable and must be met with total disdain from the civilized world.  The current worldwide reaction to Hamas’ belligerence is a start in that direction.

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U.N. Attacking Israeli Interests

Posted by Steve Markowitz on October 29, 2012

The Washington Free Beacon reports that the United Nations will call for an international effort to damage Israel economically by attacking American companies that do business with it.  This includes large corporation such as Hewlett-Packard, Caterpillar, and Motorola.  The economic attack will also involve European companies that do business with Israel.

The UN’s Human Rights Council (HRC) is spearheading the aggressively anti-Israeli action and has stated: “The costs to companies and businesses of failing to respect international humanitarian law are considerable,” and further offered threats “including damage to a company’s public image, impact on shareholder decisions and share price and could result in employees being criminally responsible for rights abuses.”

The HRC’s anti-Israeli positions are not surprising given that the organization’s makeup includes Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Libya, China, and Cuba.  Having this group dish out human rights punishments is an outrage.

President George W. Bush refused to work with HRC and he was correct in this approach.  After taking office, President Barack Obama joined HRC with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice stating:Working from within, we can make the council a more effective forum to promote and protect human rights.”  This naive approach to foreign policy has been a trademark of the Obama Administration.  It is an example of America’s foreign policy failures in the Middle East during the past four years.

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Obama and Jewish American Voters

Posted by Steve Markowitz on September 15, 2012

Many Libertarian and Conservatives find it difficult to comprehend President Obama’s appeal to Americans, other than those receiving government handouts, pay or benefits.  One of group of supporters that is an enigma includes Jewish American voters.

Historically Jewish Americans have voted Democratic.  This can be explained by the group’s minority and oppressed status throughout history that created a belief that governmental protection is their best protection from persecution.  In addition, many Jewish Americans that immigrated to the United States in the 20th century came from Socialist backgrounds in the European countries they left.  Finally, Franklin D. Roosevelt was viewed as a special political figure to many immigrants during the 20th century.

Up until the radical Left gained significant power in the Democratic Party it was understandable that Jewish Americans would continue support for the Party.  In fact, Harry Truman was perhaps the most important figure in the world to ensure that the State of Israel would come into existence through the UN resolution.  The more recent radical direction of the Democratic Party should bring into question further backing by the Jewish American community.

As a Democratic Party has become more radicalized towards the Left, various interest groups that are antagonistic towards Israel and some that are even anti-Semitic have gained power within the Party.  More recently the Democratic Party has shown disdain for religion in general, as well is Israel, as demonstrated in positions originally included in the 2012 Party Platform.  In addition, President Obama has taken positions and made decisions since being elected that are clearly anti-Israeli.

A recent editorial by Wayne Allyn Root (posted below), a businessman, Libertarian and Jewish American, states a logical position as to why it is time for Jewish American voters to abandon the Democratic Party in general and Barack Obama specifically.

Why Obama Has Abandoned Israel and Why Jews Should Abandon Obama

by, Wayne Allyn Root 

Mitt Romney had an interesting, controversial, and completely ignored line during his speech at the Republican National Convention. Mitt said “Obama has thrown Israel under the bus.” Mitt knew something the rest of us didn’t.  The story is shocking, as much for the betrayal of one of our strongest allies, as for the timing.

Obama has gone rogue.  It’s been clear since day one, President Obama is no friend of Israel.  But I thought his betrayal would be timed for sometime after the election- perhaps on a quiet Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday weekend.  The fact he has openly thrown Israel under the bus BEFORE the election is a disturbing sign for Jews (and for all Americans who support the right of our longtime friend and ally Israel to exist).  Can you imagine what Obama is capable of after the Presidential election- if he never again has to answer to Jewish voters?

On Thursday, August 30th Time magazine disclosed that U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman, General Martin Dempsey, told reporters in London, “I don’t want to be complicit” if Israel chooses to conduct a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities.  No top general would ever say anything like that without orders from the White House. Those are clearly Obama’s words, not Dempsey’s.

Even louder than the words are the actions of the Obama administration.  TIME reports that a U.S.-Israeli joint war games exercise was postponed several months ago to show Obama’s displeasure over Israel’s plans to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities.  After being re-scheduled for this Fall it has suddenly been scaled back,drastically. TIME reports that “well-placed sources” in both countries have confirmed that the Obama administration has slashed more than two-thirds the number of U.S. troops participating; decided not to send crews to operate Patriot anti-missile systems; and will either cut in half or entirely eliminate the Ballistic Missile Defense warships involved in the exercise.

A senior Israeli official told TIME the message the Obama administration is sending is “We don’t trust you.”  I would contend the Israeli official is being very diplomatic.  The real message is much more brutal: “Good luck Israel. You are on your own.”

Everyone in the Obama administration is aware that an attack by Israel on Iran requires the latest “bunker buster” bombs provided only by the U.S. military.  Israel also knows that a pre-emptive strike on Iran (to save itself from the holocaust promised by Iran as soon as it has nuclear capabilities), will result in retaliation from both Iran and Hezbollah.  With 40,000+ missiles aimed at Israel from nearby Lebanon, Israel needs not only missile shields, but also military help from the U.S. to protect her civilian population and her very survival.

Even worse, the X-band radar system in the Israeli desert aimed at Iran and linked to Israel’s anti-missile systems, to warn Israel of incoming missiles, is manned by and controlled by U.S. military personnel.  Without cooperation from the U.S. military, Israel is literally “flying blind.”  The ability to save Israeli civilian lives and shoot down incoming missiles is in the hands of Barack Obama.  And his message is clear, “We don’t have your back.”

Given the cold shoulder Obama has given Israel since his inauguration, it is not a major shock that he is the first U.S.      President to refuse to help Israel defend her citizens and national security.  What is a major shock is his showing in no uncertain terms his bias against Israel’s right to defend herself BEFORE the election.

The question is “Why?” Obviously, first is Obama’s true radical nature – he is no friend of Israel.  Second, Obama had no choice, but to abandon Israel now.  As I’ve predicted publicly for months now, Israel is assured of no help after the election (if Obama is reelected and no longer has to face Jewish voters ever again).  Therefore Israel’s best option is to order the attack before the U.S. election, when Obama’s distaste for Israel may be overcome by his desperate need for Jewish votes and Jewish donors to remain in power.  Netanayu undoubtedly told Obama that he has reached the same decision.

Boxed into a corner, Obama is now doing all in his power to stop the air strike now, stalling it until after the election.  And of course, we all know Obama loves to please Russian President Putin.  Rumors from sources in both Washington and Moscow report that Putin has asked Obama to handcuff Israel.  We all heard Obama tell the Russians “Sit tight and give me space, this is my last election.  After my election I have more flexibility.”  Unfortunately, it’s now clear one of those “flexible items” is to abandon Israel.

As a Jew and a lifelong supporter of Israel, I would ask my fellow Jews to think long and hard at the voting booth on November 6th.  Perhaps it is time to consider whether the historic voting patterns of Jews on behalf of the Democratic Party are in the best interests of the Jewish people?  Is a vote for Obama, a vote condemning Israel to become a sitting duck in the name of political correctness?  Even more importantly, is voting for Obama over social issues, or a woman’s right to choose, worth risking another another Holocaust?

My conclusion: It’s time for Jews to abandon Obama, the same way Obama has abandoned Israel.

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UN Report Finds Israel Gaza Blockade Legal

Posted by Steve Markowitz on September 9, 2011

In May, 2010, a flotilla of six ships attempted to run the Israeli blockade of Gaza to deliver supplies to Hamas.  Five of the six vessels complied with the Israeli Navy’s demand to deliver their supplies through an Israeli port.  The sixth, the Mavi Marmara from Turkey, ignored the warnings and was then boarded by the Israeli military.  The videos below show the violence that ensued that resulted in nine crew members/passengers of the Mavi Marmara being killed.

The Mavi Marmara incident created an immediate condemnation by the United Nations in its typical knee-jerk anti-Israeli reaction.  This reaction was precipitous given the live video evidence that indicates at least some culpability on the part of the attempted blockade runners.

Last week, over a year after the incident, the United Nations finally issued its report on the matter.  A panel, headed by former New Zealand Prime Minister Geoffrey Palmer, concluded that:

  • The Israel blockade of Gaza, “was imposed as a legitimate security measure in order to prevent weapons from entering Gaza by sea and its implementation complied with the requirements of international law.”
  • The flotilla “acted recklessly” in its effort to breach the blockade.
  • There are “serious questions about the conduct, true nature and objectives” of the flotilla’s organizers.
  • The Israeli commandos faced “organized and violent resistance from a group of passengers” on the vessel.
  • Israel’s decision to board the vessels with such substantial force at a great distance from the blockade zone and with no final warning immediately prior to the boarding was excessive and unreasonable.”

While the United Nations report did not completely exonerate Israel in the way it handled the interdiction of the Mavi Marmara, it concluded that Israel acted within its rights to enforce the blockade.  It also concluded that the motivations of the attempted blockade runners were not benevolent, as they had claimed.

While it is refreshing to see United Nations issue a fair-minded report on the issue, it is telling that this report took over a year to create and release, while the initial condemnation of Israel was immediate.  It is also telling to compare United Nation’s initial reaction to the Mavi Marmara incident in which nine activists were killed to its muted reaction to the ongoing violence against Syrian protesters where 2,000 have already been killed.

Israel has accepted the findings of the UN report.  Turkey, on the other hand, rejected it.  This is another sign that Turkey s heading in a direction against western interests.

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US to Return to 1848 Lines to Resolve Immigration Concerns

Posted by Steve Markowitz on May 25, 2011

HEADLINE: US to Return to 1848 Lines to Resolve Immigration Concerns

Using Barack Obama’s logic for settling the Israeli-Palestinian border issue, imagine if Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu would suggest that America return the territory to Mexico that we gained in the Mexican-America War?

As Al said when forwarding in this map, “well at least this gives insight as to the plans on solving the US immigration concerns.”

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