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Saul Singer

Jerusalem, Israel

Saul Singer, a columnist and former editorial page editor at the Jerusalem Post, is co-author of the forthcoming book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, Middle East Quarterly, Moment, the New Leader, and (an Israeli/Palestinian e-zine). Before moving to Israel in 1994, he served as an adviser in the United States Congress to the House Foreign Affairs and Senate Banking Committees. He is also on Twitter. Close.

Saul Singer

Jerusalem, Israel

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August 2006 Archives

August 9, 2006 5:00 AM

Defeating Hezbollah Gives Lebanon a Second Chance

Jerusalem, Israel - Michael Young gets at the key point: who will gain the upper hand among Lebanon's Shiites? Will it be the nationalists who hate what Hezbollah has done to their country or Hezbollah itself? I can see why Michael is pessimistic but two factors could turn the tables.

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August 13, 2006 12:00 PM

To Beat Terror, Defeat Iran

Jerusalem, Israel - Five ounces (150 milliliters) of nitroglycerine, a liquid explosive, can bring down an airplane. This does not mean it is impossible to secure an airplane but it does mean it is impossible to secure wide open, target-rich, democratic societies from suicide bombers solely with defensive measures.

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August 20, 2006 6:00 PM

World Community Must Pressure Siniora Harder

Jerusalem, Israel - As Mahmoud Sabit notes, because of the way the UN Security Council Resolution 1701 is constructed the government of Lebanon needs to ask UNIFIL to help it with the two key demands: disarming Hezbollah and preventing its rearmament. But while the UN force takes its cues from Lebanon, Lebanon is taking its cues from Hezbollah itself.

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August 28, 2006 11:04 AM

Iran Can Be Stopped; Use Harsh Sanctions, and Maybe Force

Jerusalem, Israel - If the current Iranian regime is allowed to obtain nuclear weapons, global terrorism will rise as sharply as the prospects for Middle East peace will drop. This scenario would also quash the Iranian people's yearning for freedom and human rights, as demonstrated by growing internal opposition to decades of clerical rule.

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