Monday, November 29, 2010


WikiLeaks is a deplorable outfit. The website’s latest publication of highly sensitive and secret U.S. documents is profoundly reckless, and dangerous.

From  "...White House spokesman Robert Gibbs condemned the release, warning that publishing the documents would jeopardize 'our diplomats, intelligence professionals and people around the world who come to the United States for assistance in promoting democracy and open government.' "

Here's a story from The Washington Post: “Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks release an 'attack on international community.’”

And lastly, here's an interesting piece from the website of The New Yorker, by the writer George Packer. He writes, of this latest release of documents by WikiLeaks: “It will make the work of American diplomacy harder for a long time to come."

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Yitzhak Rabin (1922-1995)

Fifteen years ago today, on Nov. 4, 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, a very fine man and a courageous leader, was assassinated, just after he attended a peace rally in Tel Aviv.

Monday, November 1, 2010