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Student Perspective: Obama visits Israel

On March 20, President Barack Obama travelled to Israel and was welcomed with open arms by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli President Shimon Peres. Obama also met with the leader of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, in Ramallah and King Hussein of Jordan. This is Obama’s first trip to Israel as president. It...
Israel has a right to defend itself against Hamas

Israel has a right to defend itself against Hamas

Three weeks ago the most intense fighting between Israel and Hamas within the last four years broke out in the Gaza Strip. Now that the Egyptian and American brokered cease-fire has been in effect, it is appropriate to reflect on the cause of the hostilities that resulted in the unfortunate loss of lives on both...