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Joseph Puder

Joseph Puder, a freelance journalist, is the founder and executive director of the Interfaith Taskforce for America and Israel (ITAI).
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U.S. Should Arm the Syrian Kurds

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 - by Joseph Puder

Lack of U.S. support for the Kurds resulted in Assad, Iran, and IS emerging as winners.

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The Impact on Israel of an American Attack on Syria

Friday, August 30th, 2013 - by Joseph Puder

Israel cannot afford half measures by the Obama administration.

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When Will the Palestinians Make ‘Painful Concessions’ for Peace?

Saturday, August 18th, 2012 - by Joseph Puder

The one way street of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

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Fatah-Hamas Unity Will End the Peace Process

Friday, May 6th, 2011 - by Joseph Puder

Will a Third Intifada take its place?

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How the Israeli Political Left Aids Palestinians

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 - by Joseph Puder

Deep in denial, they declare for statehood.

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Syria’s Dictator Must Go

Thursday, April 7th, 2011 - by Joseph Puder

An exclusive interview with a leader of the Syrian opposition.

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Israel’s Public Relations Problem

Thursday, March 31st, 2011 - by Joseph Puder

What we have here is a failure to communicate.

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Obama’s Contradictions on the ‘Will of the People’

Sunday, March 6th, 2011 - by Joseph Puder

He endorsed the "will of the people" in Egypt without knowing what it is, and he actively rejected the will of the Israeli people who voted for a center-right government.

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Throughout New Middle East, Islamists Have Upper Hand

Monday, February 28th, 2011 - by Joseph Puder

From Algeria to Iraq, the Muslim Brotherhood is well-positioned.

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Amir Abbas Fakhravar: Leading the Charge Against the Islamic Republic

Monday, June 7th, 2010 - by Joseph Puder

The former Evin prisoner, a current resident of the U.S., heads a growing, youth-oriented opposition movement.

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‘LandPeace’: A Bottom-up Approach to Peace in Israel

Thursday, May 13th, 2010 - by Joseph Puder

A group of West Bank Israelis and Palestinians want the politicians and the outside world to step aside — they can manage just fine on their own, thank you very much.

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Iran Accuses Israel of Terror, and the West of Undermining Anti-Terror Efforts — Really

Saturday, March 27th, 2010 - by Joseph Puder

Iran claims Israel has "terror brigades" after the assassination of Hamas operative al-Mabhouh. But no mention of the 30 years of terror attacks inflicted by Iran.

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The Continued Failure of U.S. Iran Policy

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 - by Joseph Puder

It isn't just President Obama's attempted deal-making with Iran that has come a cropper. There is 30 years of failure behind him. (Also read Michael Ledeen: "Berlusconi for President.")

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Will Egypt Go the Way of Iran?

Saturday, December 19th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

Egypt is headed for a repeat of the Iranian Islamic revolution — and U.S. tax dollars may very well be funding it.

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Christians Suffer Under the Palestinian Authority

Sunday, November 15th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

The American government refuses to acknowledge the medieval abuses of Christians at the hands of the Palestinian Authority.

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This Again? A Norwegian University Threatens a Boycott of Israel

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

The boycott's revisionist history belies a virulent strain of anti-Semitism now active in Norway.

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What Does Russia Hope to Gain By Being Soft on Iran?

Friday, October 23rd, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

Putin is looking to use the Iranian nuclear situation to reposition Russia as a superpower.

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The Real Obstacle to Middle East Peace? Let’s Check the Record

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

President Obama blames the "settlements." He could not be more ill-informed.

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To Bomb, or Not to Bomb, Iran

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

Should Israel strike at Iran's nuclear sites? If so, when? (Also read Richard Fernandez: Calculus.)

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Islamist Terror and Stockholm Syndrome

Saturday, September 19th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

When Western societies blame themselves and the "injustices" they perpetrate for the violent attacks against them — the terrorists win.

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America’s Influence Declining in Middle East

Friday, August 28th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

As expected by his critics, Obama's overtures to the Muslim world have former allies changing sides, expecting Iran to be the winner.

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Syria, Israel, and Water: Prelude to a War?

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

Syria, due to horrible mismanagement and siphoning by Turkey, is in dire need of a water source. Israel has one.

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Bush, Obama Take Two Different Approaches to Muslim Democracy

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

Condoleezza Rice and Barack Obama said radically different things about democracy when each spoke in Cairo.

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Wrong, Mr. President — Jewish Settlements Expedited Peace Talks

Sunday, July 26th, 2009 - by Joseph Puder

Ironically, it has been the expansion of the Jewish settlements driving the Palestinians to the negotiating table.

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