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Here are the Blogs in the Geoffrey Clarfield category.
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Tuesday, 19 August 2014
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Amnon Lord writes in Mida: A little while ago, an Israeli called his car repair shop in the village of Tira. The word Kurdi was part of the shop owner's name. The man on the other end answered in English. Only then did the Israeli realize he'd accidentally called the office of Massud Barazani, President ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/19/2014 8:53 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Monday, 18 August 2014
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My sister and I went for a walk and found this visual joke! ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/18/2014 8:26 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Saturday, 16 August 2014
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Bruce Thornton writes: Once the heart of liberal education, the study of Greek and Latin languages and literatures has unfortunately been reduced to a prestige discipline found mainly in elite universities rich enough to afford the luxury of a classics program. The once universal high schoolexperience ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2014 2:07 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 14 August 2014
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Alan M. Dershowitz writes at Gatestone Institute: Criticizing specific Israeli policies is certainly not anti-Semitic. Indeed many Israelis are critical of some of their nation's policies. But support for Hamas is anti-Semitic, because Hamas' policies and actions are based, at their core, on Jew-hatred. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/14/2014 6:33 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Wednesday, 6 August 2014
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Daniel Pipes writes: What role does religion play in American attitudes towards Israel? An analysis by Frank Newport, the editor-in-‎chief of Gallup Inc., reviews 14 annual Gallup polls from 2001 to 2014, in which respondents answer the same ‎question: "In the Middle East situation, are your sympathies ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/06/2014 1:30 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 31 July 2014
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You can be sure that they no longer teach this in our universities. At the Library of Economics and Liberty, Robert Hessen writes the entry on Capitalism: "Capitalism,” a term of disparagement coined by socialists in the mid-nineteenth century, is a misnomer for “economic individualism,” which Adam ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2014 2:39 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 31 July 2014
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Brandon Marlon writes in the Algemeiner: In the timely hour of battle between Israel and its neighbors, it is helpful to recall the timeless principles of warfare set out in the Torah, Talmud, and rabbinic commentaries that touch upon a variety of combat-related issues still pertinent today. Canadian ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2014 12:34 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 31 July 2014
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David Kirkpatrick writes in the NYTimes: CAIRO — Battling Palestinian militants in Gaza two years ago, Israel found itself pressed from all sides by unfriendly Arab neighbors to end the fighting. Not this time. After the military ouster of the Islamist government in Cairo last year, Egypt has ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2014 5:20 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014
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See here. (...) After the Arab Spring, the Islamists briefly gained the upper hand. But when the Muslim Brotherhood government fell, the military leaders cracked down. They sentenced hundreds of the Brotherhood’s leadership class to death. They also closed roughly 95 percent of the tunnels that connected ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/29/2014 11:59 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 24 July 2014
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Daniel Greenfield writes in Frontpage: After Senator Ted Cruz’s warning that he would hold all State Department nominees until questions were answered about the political motive behind the FAA’s travel ban on Israel… the FAA suddenly reversed itself. On the same day that the FAA had announced ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/24/2014 7:48 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 24 July 2014
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Alan Dershowitz writes in the Jerusalem Post: J Street has whined about being excluded from the mainstream Jewish community, but it is J Street that has excluded itself from joining in community activities such as a solidarity rally for Israel. AIPAC and J Street Photo: Courtesy Any pretense ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/24/2014 7:34 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Monday, 21 July 2014
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Canada and the United States have a special relationship which includes Canadians calling on the US to live up to its moral ideals when its Chief Executive has clearly forgotten them. Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn write at Frontpage: This is part of a series on Israel’s Operation Protective Edge ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/21/2014 9:45 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 20 July 2014
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The assumptions and presumptions of the BBC are worth reviewing in the light of their selective reporting on the Hamas attacks from Gaza. ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2014 2:34 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 20 July 2014
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If only the editorial boards of the New York Times and the Washington Post went to conferences like this, the news would be much more balanced. ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2014 10:22 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Friday, 18 July 2014
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Charles Krauthammer writes in the Washington Post: Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-called roof ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/18/2014 1:53 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 17 July 2014
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NGO Monitor: Jerusalem- Highlighting Mads Gilbert's background of ideological extremism, NGO Monitor reminds journalists and others of his radical political and ideological biases. Gilbert is currently in Gaza promoting anti-Israel propaganda. "We urge media outlets and human rights organizations ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/17/2014 2:10 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Wednesday, 16 July 2014
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Posted on 07/16/2014 9:07 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 13 July 2014
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Vivien Schweitzer writes in the NYTimes: ISTANBUL — On a recent evening here, young people tossed Frisbees on the grassy lawns of an American-style college campus, while elegantly clad patrons sipped wine before a concert featuring the soprano Diana Damrau and the harpist Xavier de Maistre. The ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/13/2014 11:37 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Saturday, 12 July 2014
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Dr. Harold Goldmeier writes in Life in Israel: The French Intifada is the scariest non-fiction book I‘ve read.   Andrew Hussey builds a convincing case that jihadist Islamists seethe with ugsome fury for impious Western civilization.  Ruthless violence is the tool of preferred choice to mete out ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/12/2014 8:50 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Friday, 11 July 2014
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Michael Ignatieff (who hasn't made sense for a long time) makes sense reviewing four books in the NYTimes Review of Books: In the 1930s travelers returned from Mussolini’s Italy, Stalin’s Russia, and Hitler’s Germany praising the hearty sense of common purpose they saw there, compared to which their ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/11/2014 5:48 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Wednesday, 9 July 2014
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Mudar Zahran writes in the Jerusalem Post: The concept of a Palestinian state in Jordan is not new. In fact, Jordan was created based on the Faisal-Weizmann agreement by which Jews agreed to give away 78 percent of the British Mandate for Palestine to the Hashemites to establish a homeland for the ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/09/2014 12:32 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Wednesday, 9 July 2014
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Simon Blackburn is interviewed in the Irish Times: One of today’s most Orwellian inventions is surely the selfie tripod. Where once holiday-makers used to have to stop passers-byand ask for assistance with a photograph, they can now produce a 3ft-long extension to their cameraphones. In one fell ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/09/2014 12:02 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Saturday, 5 July 2014
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Michael Doran writes in Mosaic magazine: With the June 10 capture of the city of Mosul by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a debate promptly reopened in the American media over America’s role in the fate of post-Saddam Hussein Iraq. Typifying one side of the debate was former President ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/05/2014 6:35 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Friday, 4 July 2014
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Joko Wicoyo writes in the Jakarta Post: Yogyakarta is discovering a new ideology, culture and civilization as a result of outside influences. The influences have come from the Middle East as well as from Western capitalist ideologies, both of which have marginalized the culture and civilization of ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/04/2014 5:37 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Saturday, 28 June 2014
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Richard Landes writes in Tablet. Anthropologists and legal historians have long identified certain tribal cultures—warrior, nomadic—with a specific set of honor codes whose violation brings debilitating shame. The individual who fails to take revenge on the killer of a clansman brings shame upon ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/28/2014 5:02 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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