Mountains have never kept our military from doing their job. But here comes Herman Cain, on at least two occasions in the year 2011, claiming that the mountains in Iran would "make it very difficult" to launch a military strike.
Israel today is more isolated than ever before in the international arena, with friends and allies dwindling amidst a growth of delegitimizing efforts and rising anti-Semitism globally. It should be no surprise that many Israelis want out.
Hezbollah, widely known as the most lethal terrorist group operating today has a de facto seat on the Security Council. The mechanism which allowed this super-terrorist organization a seat, was the election of Lebanon to the Security Council.
Ron Jager looks the part of the diehard Zionist from the Bronx, where, in fact, he grew up. So how did this tough guy turn out to be a "kumbaya" promoter of Jewish-Palestinian cooperation in, of all places, the West Bank?
There is no quick fix in the Mideast. And as demonstrated by the world's swift, harsh and uniform condemnation of Israel's actions Monday, Israel and it's people are once again alone in this not-very-Jew-friendly world.
Break down Netanyahu's speech to the UN and you have more fiction than fact, albeit fiction that has very adeptly been spun by successive Israeli governments into the lexicon of our political language.