Catering to the Democratic Fringe, Bernie Sanders Defames Israel Again

April 29 2019

At a public event on Monday, the Vermont senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, while insisting that he is “not anti-Israel,” declared that the Jewish state “is now run by a right-wing—dare I say—racist government.” Ariel Bolstein comments:

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More about: Bernie Sanders, Democrats, US-Israel relations

 

The U.S. Has Managed to Force a Stalemate in the Syrian Civil War, at Least for Now

In a little remarked-upon statement in May, James Jeffrey, the State Department’s envoy for Syria policy, said that his goal was to turn the war-torn country into “a quagmire for the Russians.” By using economic leverage, this policy has achieved modest success, writes Jonathan Spyer:

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More about: Bashar al-Assad, Russia, Syrian civil war, U.S. Foreign policy