Etihad is the sole airline who offers a direct route between the U.S. and Abu Dhabi International. Yet a host of American carriers, including United Airlines and Delta, fly direct from the U.S. to the UAE's most popular airport, Dubai International. (In fact, Dubai International is rated the tenth-busiest airport in the world, according to data from the Airports Council International, while Abu Dhabi does not even register in the most-trafficked index.)
To think your adversary¬†thinks like you think¬†is a grave mistake that can have the most tragic consequences. Just because¬†we¬†would not launch a nuclear first strike, this is in no way indicative that Kim Jong-un of North Korea, or Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran, would not do so.
African leaders constantly complain about how they are negatively portrayed in the U.S. media, about how Blacks don‚Äôt invest in Africa, and about how there seems to be a disconnect between Africans and American Blacks
Through both his words and actions, President Obama expressed an unwavering support for Israel, helped assuage doubts about America‚Äôs commitment to Israeli security and strengthened the state‚Äôs relationship with the U.S. He also put Iran on notice that the allies are united, rather than divided, over the need to halt Tehran‚Äôs pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability.
Some politically correct colleges in America and Western Europe observe something they call ‚ÄúIsrael Apartheid Week.‚ÄĚ It‚Äôs another opportunity to libel Israel for building a defensive perimeter to keep out Arab suicide bombers. These misguided young people who libel the only democracy in the Mideast look to former President Jimmy Carter for their inspiration.
President Obama‚Äôs senior thesis at Columbia University has been embargoed. It is said to be an endorsement of the Nuclear Freeze Movement that was so much the cause c√©l√®bre of the left here and throughout Western Europe in the Reagan years. We may have to wait for his presidential library to open to find out.