Posts Tagged “Bill Clinton”

Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough

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Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough

Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough Chicagoland was slammed by a few days of compressed heavy snowfall. But clearing the nearly 18 inches of snow wasn’t the only problem we had. Politics in Illinois has made the experience even worse. Maybe we should have a GroundHog that predicts whether we will have good…

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in this past week to force residents of an Israeli city consisting of mostly Muslim and Christian Palestinians to remove a street sign etected to honor the late Palestinian President Yasir Arafat. Click here to read Ray Hanania’s column on this…

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Why an Obama visit to Israel?

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President Obama announced he plans to viGiven Netanyahu’s hostility and open opposition to his election, why? Is he keeping his friends close but his enemies closer? Or, is he moving to undermine Netanyahu to help the slow growing peace movement and moderates in Israel?

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HANANIA: What is it about retiring presidents and their legacies? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 8-28-08

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What is it about retiring presidents and their legacies? By Ray Hanania — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has visited the Middle East more in the past several months than during her entire term in office. In addition to trying to close a deal to remove American soldiers from Iraq, Rice seems eager to push…

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HANANIA: Olmert predicament could be chance for real peace, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, August 1, 2008

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Olmert’s predicament could be chance for peace By Ray Hanania — Besieged Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced he will not seek re-election in the face of a growing wave of criminal investigations that have targeted his government conduct. Olmert is expected to remain in office until elections are held later this year, but his…

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HANANIA: Something annoying about Hillary Clinton, For Immediate Release, April 23, 2008

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Something annoying about Hillary Clinton By Ray Hanania — There’s something about Hillary Clinton that’s starting to bug me. As a very independent Democrat who originally leaned heavily towards Hillary Clinton against the tide of Illinois support for Barack Obama, her negative attacks against Obama and smug-sounding cockiness in winning the Pennsylvania primary – one state…

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HANANIA: US Presidents and the last minute push for peace, For Immediate Release, 01-09-08

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U.S. Presidents and the drive for Middle East peace By Ray Hanania — What is it about Presidents who wait until the last minute to try and achieve peace in the Middle East? President George W. Bush is in Jerusalem meeting with Israelis and Palestinians to help nudge the latest generation of the “peace process”…

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HANANIA: Palestinian-Israeli Peace requires courage and compromise, For Immediate Release, 11-04-07

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HANANIA: Palestinian-Israeli Peace requires courage and compromise, For Immediate Release, 11-04-07

Palestinian-Israeli Peace requires courage and compromise By Ray Hanania — Israeli and Palestinian efforts to revive peace talks at Annapolis offer a new chance for peace, if courage and compromise on both sides can replace rhetoric and PR. The proposed Annapolis peace conference must not be like the Camp David “talks” where Israel offered its infamous…

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MEHDI: Monicajad: Straight talk on Iran’s President, For Immediate Release 9-26-07

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Monicadinejad By Anisa Mehdi —  As Monica Lewinsky was to the Clinton Administration, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is to George W. Bush: a smoke screen; a distraction; a diversion from the critical issues of our times. Noting that this view may not make me popular, at least let me admit that I recognize the disproportionate scale:

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