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Dec 4, 2016, 11:42 AM
Italian Prime Minister (PM) Mateo Renzi has staked everything on constitutional reform. We will soon know whether this enormous gamble will pay off. Renzi has proposed a number of reforms to the Italian Constitution which he believes are necessary to...
Dec 1, 2016, 7:24 AM
Francois Fillon: From Nobody to President of France?
Francois Fillon has won the Les Republicains Party primary (former Gaullists - UMP) and is well poised to win the French presidency. The temperature is rising in Brussels. In a recent article I mused as to whether Alain Juppé might win...
Nov 13, 2016, 5:56 AM
Yes, Donald Trump won the election democratically
America's Right Bloc, voters who voted for right leaning candidates, earned more votes than the left bloc. If there had been a runoff election, Trump would have won without difficulty. Nevertheless, America's election system is in desperate need of...
Nov 11, 2016, 12:42 AM
Alternatives to America’s Antiquated Election System
The French system of presidential election includes direct national primaries, a direct national election, and a runoff. Most modern democracies are parliamentary systems of one form or another. What might this election cycle in the United States have looked...
Oct 11, 2016, 3:26 AM
Will Alain Juppé be the next President of France?
Alain Juppé's meteoric rise is jeopardizing Sarkozy's bid for political revival, and Hollande's distant chances of reelection. Juppé now leads polls for Les Republicans Party Primary (former UMP - Guallists). He is well positioned to win next year's election. While...
Sep 28, 2016, 8:20 AM
Shimon Peres The Statesman
Israel's 9th President and 8th Prime Minister lays on his death bed. How will we remember one of Israel's great statesmen? My experience of President Shimon Peres is a little different than for most American Jews. I volunteered for the...
Dec 15, 2015, 7:50 AM
The Siege of Europe
Europe has been struggling against Islamic militancy for some time, though they are eager to avoid that label. Europe's anti-Semitism, anti-Israel rhetoric, and political correctness have only exacerbated the problem. In 1529 the armies of the Ottoman Emperor Suleiman the...
Oct 25, 2015, 9:05 AM
Electoral Reform in Canada
In the recent Federal Elections the ruling Conservative Party was ousted for the opposition Liberals. The Liberals have promised electoral reforms. What shape might they take? Canadian Prime Minister (PM) Stephen Harper was a good friend to Israel and a vocal...
Oct 11, 2015, 9:26 AM
Carly Fiorina: America’s Iron Lady
An incredible woman has launched her campaign for the US Presidency. A friend of Israel and a foreign policy hawk, Carly shows promise. If you are unfamiliar with Carly Fiorina’s background consider watching this video which explains why Carly Fiorina is so beloved...
Sep 22, 2015, 8:21 AM
The Invasion of Europe
Europe is being overrun by refugees some of whom at least, may have sinister intentions. In 720 CE 'Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi led a force of Islamic Soldiers from Cordoba (Spain) over the Pyrenees into France. Charles Martel (Charles "The Hammer") famously...
Isaac Kight earned his MBA at Bar-Ilan University in 2010. He served as a volunteer for the Knesset State Control Committee from 2009 to 2010. Isaac has a broad experience of Jewish community and religion in the US and Israel.