Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Day Obama Chose Peace Over War

by James M. Wall Jeffrey Goldberg’s Atlantic essay, “The Obama Doctrine”, opens with two contrasting conclusions which could be drawn from events on Friday, August 30, 2013. It was either the day Barack Obama “brought to a premature end America’s reign as the … Continue reading

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Hillary, Bernie, AIPAC: A Stone Cries Out

by James M. Wall Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were among the invitees to the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) meeting which this  year happened to coincide with the start of Holy Week. I do not know if … Continue reading

Posted in Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Gaza, Hillary Clinton, Israel, Middle East, Middle East Politics, Palestinians, Politics and Elections, Religion and politics, Religious Faith | 9 Comments

Vulnerabilities Tested As Clinton Keeps Winning

by James M. Wall In her effort to become the first woman President of the United States, former First Lady Hillary Clinton easily won three Democratic primary states Tuesday night. Clinton won, by comfortable margins, in Ohio, North Carolina and Florida, In … Continue reading

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Questions From Israel: How and Why Trump?

by James M. Wall Two months and eight days into this tumultuous election year, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton hold commanding leads for the presidential nominations of their respective parties. It is not difficult to explain Clinton’s success. Democrats have grown accustomed … Continue reading

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Trump Success Born and Raised In Fear and Hate

by James M. Wall Super Tuesday performed as predicted. Hillary Clinton won six southern states with considerable African-American backing. She narrowly won Massachusetts. Sanders won Vermont, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Colorado. The major message from this particular Super Tuesday is that Donald Trump has emerged as an … Continue reading

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