Bite the bullet

by David Dolan -- It has taken nearly forever, but it appears that America's current political leaders are finally willing to acknowledge out loud what has been evident since the mid-1990's – more…

Apocalyptic reflections

by David Dolan -- My heart was filled with sadness as I gazed out of the airplane window after landing at Newark airport last Friday. The landmark World Trade Center towers across more…

Peace, peace, but there is no peace

by David Dolan -- Patrick Buchanan's recent call for President George Bush to take a serious stab at Arab-Israeli peacemaking was undoubtedly well meaning, but also somewhat na?ve. As a firsthand observer more…

O battered town
of Bethlehem …

by David Dolan -- Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem this year are expected to be more muted than ever. Just a few weeks ago, the town where Jesus was born over 2,000 years more…

Better late than never

by David Dolan -- While cleaning out old papers from one of my desk drawers the other day, I came across a letter to Saddam Hussein signed by five U.S. senators in more…

Terror rages in Holy Land

by David Dolan -- It was more than a little ironic. Israel’s Channel One television network was airing "Rambo 3," the 1988 film staring Sylvester Stallone. As usual, the muscular actor was more…

Our buddy Saddam

by David Dolan -- I had lunch in the walled Old City of Jerusalem on Friday with two visiting American businessmen. Israeli police helicopters hovered overhead, monitoring tens of thousands of Muslims more…

Message to a prince

by David Dolan -- According to Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah, most of us American journalists are part of an insipid Zionist plot. Speaking on state-controlled television, he revealed that President George W. more…

Osama's nuclear bomb

by David Dolan -- Does Osama bin Laden possess the ultimate weapon – a nuclear bomb – in one form or another? Amid the heightened terrorist alert in the United States and more…

Play it again, Uncle Sam

by David Dolan -- In the middle of an ongoing Palestinian uprising, a radical Arab Muslim leader launches a self-proclaimed jihad holy war that threatens the stability of the entire world. His more…