Thursday, May 06, 2010

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Rogin's understatements

Posted: 06 May 2010 04:02 AM PDT

In this dispatch at Foreign Policy (via memeorandum) Josh Rogin writes: "Clearly one way that Iran is increasing its influence in the region is by exploiting the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians," Ross said, echoing statements made by U.S. Centcom commander Gen. David Petraeus in a report (pdf) submitted to Congress back in March. "The enduring hostilities between Israel and some of its neighbors present distinct challenges to our ability to advance our interests," Petraeus wrote. "The conflict also gives Iran influence in the Arab world through its clients, Lebanese Hizballah and Hamas." Conservative hard-liners ripped Petraeus for the...

Techiyas HaMeisim?

Posted: 05 May 2010 11:11 PM PDT

From Iranian Students News Agency. Which Rabbi Stephen Wise is this article talking about?Anti-Zionists Jews Leader Rabbi Stephen Wise said Iran has always been friend of other countries despite the West's false media propaganda. In a meeting between Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a number of leaders of the US anti-Zionists Jews on the sidelines of the UN Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) review conference, the rabbi appreciated Iran's stance in the conference. [...] Update: I've figured it out, I think. They are confusing Yisroel Dovid Weiss of the Neturei Karta with Stephen Wise! Here is Fars:President Ahmadinejad, heading a high-ranking delegation,...

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