Israel’s Surprising Baseball Success

In the past week, the Jewish state’s baseball team has won four consecutive victories in the World Baseball Classic (WBC), even scoring an upset against Cuba’s highly ranked team on Saturday night. Lee Smith comments on the excitement the team has generated:

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More about: Baseball, Israel & Zionism, Sports

For Sudan, Peace with Israel Marks a National Turning Point

For decades, Sudan has not only been a safe haven for terrorists and an ally of such unsavory regimes as Iran and Qatar, it has also suffered from poverty, a bloody civil war, and a despotic Islamist regime. Its recent decision to make peace with Israel follows on the heels of—and flows from—the end of this long period of misrule. Jonathan Schanzer comments:

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More about: Israel diplomacy, Sudan, U.S. Foreign policy