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For five years, the image of captured soldier Gilad Shalit returning home has been the national daydream in Israel, engraved on T-shirts and bumper stickers and graffiti in every town and hamlet in the country. Now that it is actually about to happen, that daydream is seen to be embedded in a nightmare
The Obama administration is considering a military trial in the United States for a Hezbollah commander now detained in Iraq, U.S. counterterrorism officials said, previewing a potential prosecution strategy that has failed before but may offer a solution to a difficult legal problem for the government.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he thinks President Obama could win re-election next year in spite of the country's high unemployment rate.
When the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in 1979 planted a celebratory kiss on the lips of Yasser Arafat, leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the act sealed the destiny of three peoples: Jews, Iranians and Palestinians.
Israel is surrounded by enemies bent on elimination of the Jewish state ("Palestinian mirage," Commentary, Sept.15). The list includes countries sharing a border with Israel, such as Hezbollah-populated "Iranistan" in southern Lebanon, Syria and the proto-state of Palestine in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The latter is controlled by Hamas, a radical Islamist group whose charter expressly calls for destruction of Israel.
Ten years after the attacks of Sept. 11 and the start of the war on terror, it is fair to ask: Where do we stand in this struggle? Listening to the rhetoric of the White House, it would be easy to get the impression that Washington is just days away from declaring "Mission accomplished." With the death in May of Osama bin Laden at the hands of U.S. commandos, the United States "is within reach of strategically defeating al Qaeda," newly appointed Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told reporters in July.
Syrian President Bashar Assad got a "license to kill" anti-government demonstrators because the United Nations failed to impose the kind of tough measures that helped topple Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, according to a former chief of Israeli military intelligence.
Turkey continues to show marked hostility toward Israel in its demand for an apology for the Turkish-sponsored breaking of international law, a move that included sending ships to run a legal blockade of the terrorist, Hamas-held enclave in Gaza.
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, has ordered the Revolutionary Guards to draw Israel into another Middle East war through their Islamic Jihad, Hamas and Hezbollah proxies in an effort to save Bashar Assad's brutal regime in Syria, sources report.