New English Review 9 April 2012
By Nidra Poller
In October 2011 an extraordinary opportunity to apprehend the ill-defined "Middle East” conflict was offered in the form of a play within the play. Discourse was disabled by flesh and blood images acting out the drama with exquisite unity and perfect casting. Playing the role of Israel, Gilad Shalit, courageous survivor of five years of unspeakable deprivation, emerged frail, pale but gloriously resistant. The little that we know of the conditions of his imprisonment is already too much.
Israel Insider 24 March 2012
By Barry Rubin
What a tragic, evil joke. A drive-by shooter in the beautiful, almost magical, city of Toulouse, France, murders three Jewish children and a teacher in front of their school. Various VIPs issue statements about how terrible is this deed, how unspeakable.
American Thinker 27 February 2012
By Neil Snyder
President Obama, leaders in his administration, and most Democrats in Congress would have us believe that the Arab Spring is good for Arabs in the Middle East and for the rest of the world because it is a prelude to democracy. They fail to recognize these simple facts:
British author and former foreign correspondent John Bradley warns that the Arab Spring has been hijacked by dangerous extremists. Eleanor Hall: The World Today