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In a picture taken from the Israel-Gaza border, smoke rises from the coastal side of the Gaza Strip following an Israeli controlled explosion of a tunnel, on August 1, 2014 after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the previous day that the army will continue working to destroy tunnels used by Gaza militants for cross-border attacks with or without a ceasefire. Even as troops have worked to destroy the tunnels, some of which have been booby trapped, militants have managed to use them to infiltrate southern Israel five times, Haaretz newspaper reported.  (Photo credit JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Concerns Of Local Residents With Loved Ones In The Middle East Grow As Conflict Escalates

An Allentown resident says his mother, father, aunts and uncles, in-laws and friends are all on the ground in Gaza.

08/01/2014

(Gov. Chris Christie, in file photo.  Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Christie Blames Obama In Part For Mideast Unrest

Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel’s behalf.

07/12/2014

(File photo)

Nova Scholar Weighs In On Trouble In Middle East

KYW’s Larry Kane talked with Dr. Katherine Warrick, the Islamic Scholar At Villanova, about the problems in the Middle East.

08/25/2013

July 3, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Local Experts Weigh In On Ousting Of Egyptian President

A local expert on Middle East affairs says former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was doomed from the start.

07/03/2013

Liberal pundit Rachel Maddow (Photo by Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It’s Convenient

When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.

10/30/2012

Barack Obama and Jay Leno (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: No News For Obama

President Obama doesn’t want to have to answer the “difficult” questions on the economy, jobs, the turmoil related to America in the Middle East, and more so he avoids solid news programs to go on popular fluff shows to get softball questions.

10/26/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate

Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.

10/22/2012

Barack Obama (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Pick Another Losing Issue Focusing On Binders

It’s great that Obama made the binders the headlines since last Tuesday night’s debate because the truth about Mitt Romney’s record on hiring women and the truth about Obama’s alleged war on women is finally coming out – and helping Romney in the polls.

10/19/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Romney/Obama: Exchange Barbs Over Obamacare Vs. Romneycare

Obamacare and Romneycare are so associated with President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney that each took time to field a question about their namesake plan and health care in the CBS Local Presidential Forum.

10/16/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy Crisis

Missed in all the controversy over Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark is Romney’s callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.

09/20/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

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