Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens

American Jews and Israel in the Trump Era

American Jews mostly supported the presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton that would have significantly increased immigration from Muslim conflict zones. , 4/4/2019, 8:30 AM

Ayelet Shaked and the Rule of Law Mafia

In Israel, the legislature is not sovereign to legislate, and the executive lacks actual control to execute the instructions of the legislature. The Supreme Court has seized the government’s power to determine policies., 3/10/2019, 7:45 AM

The midterm was a huge win for Trump's Mideast policty

The election unified the Republican Party behind Trump, on conservative principles. It also empowered moderate Democrats at the expense of the until-now ascendant radicals., 11/18/2018, 6:00 AM

The Ryan House will not be missed

Every Republican president of the last half of the twentieth century faced a Democratic House and Senate: Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Bush Sr.    , 11/10/2018, 8:13 PM

Democrats' 'blue wave' could be a ripple

Trump won the election on the idea that globalization made more voters poorer than richer, manufacturing things in the US still mattered, and the “deplorables” had no advantages accruing from “white privilege” and were tired of being told they did. , 10/29/2018, 11:43 AM

The flag at half staff for John McCain

Not everyone saw John McCain as praiseworthy, but the media loved him because he provided cover for the left. In fact, his key positions were undistinguishable from the left, which used him and did not support his electoral bids., 9/3/2018, 2:01 PM

The Trump way could succeed

Now that Trump is negotiating, what they fear is not that he will fail like they did. They fear that he will succeed., 6/21/2018, 10:43 PM

Reverting America's Middle East policy

America’s best days were over was Obama’s theme during his presidency; thus, it requires the leadership to manage its decline. During the 2016 election campaign, Trump talked about making America great again., 3/18/2018, 8:31 AM

President Donald Trump's first year

Democrats claim Trump is a moron unfit for office, but he keeps outsmarting them and it is the media that have been showing symptoms of mental instability. So if you listened to NPR's skewed report on Trump's first year, you must read this., 1/22/2018, 9:26 AM

About foreign collusion in American politics

The real story is in the Democrat's camp and the media will never tell you about it., 8/4/2017, 4:34 PM

A despotic Supreme Court does not ensure national security

The US trended towards the despotic Israeli model when US district court judges ruled that they had the authority to contravene legally framed executive orders issued by PresidentTrump, in a judicial coup. , 4/9/2017, 6:19 AM

American Jews and the Trump Administration

An aspect of the election result is the hysterical reaction by liberal ‎segments of the Jewish community, which can be seen as an act of infamy., 3/11/2017, 6:52 PM

Boycott opponents and embrace your supporters, Binyamin Netanyahu

Trump is inclined to make positive decisions regarding Israel, but unelected Israeli officials could sabotage any positive decision he could make., 1/28/2017, 6:19 PM

Barack Obama and the US Presidency

Was he eligible to be president at all? , 12/21/2016, 6:57 AM

Barack Obama’s legacy has been canned

Even if American voters were concerned about some of the things Trump said, the statements were never going to take priority over Obama’s failed legacy. Voters took "Yes, we can" to the cannery., 11/19/2016, 6:25 PM

Donald Trump: The last person standing

Can high government officials ignore the law and refuse to produce evidence when it is subpoenaed? Will the rule of law, separation of powers, and checks and balances give way to arbitrary rule by corrupt officials unaccountable to no one?, 11/5/2016, 6:10 PM

Hillary Clinton's reopened investigation

Hillary has not been “cleared” or “exonerated” of criminal misconduct; she has been implicated in such misconduct and the law makes no allowances for intent. , 11/2/2016, 11:53 PM

Hillary Clinton is not a friend of Israel

Hillary Clinton supports Israel when she needs the Jewish vote and campaign contributions. As Secretary of State, she was the architect of the policy of the most anti-Israel president since the rebirth of Israel in 1948. , 9/27/2016, 9:04 AM

Hillary Clinton has collapsed her credibility

She has deceived the American people about her health, her emails, her personal server, her advisers, her staff, and the special treatment given by the State Department to Clinton Foundation donors when she was the Secretary of State., 9/17/2016, 10:37 PM

Reaffirming Democracy: The UK as a model

More people – 17,410,742 – voted Leave than have ever voted for anything in British history. The result, with its very high turnout, is decisive: Britons will make their own laws and choose their own neighbors. Other countries, take note. , 7/5/2016, 11:44 PM

Defend the Jewish Democratic state

The dictum of Aharon Barak, President of the Supreme Court of Israel (1995-2006), that “everything is justiciable”, makes nonsense of the rule of law, as well as Israel’s reputation as a democracy. It renders Israel a judicial despotism. , 6/6/2016, 11:02 PM

A country ruled by its judiciary cannot win the fight against terror

Israel was not established to be a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural liberal democracy. It was established to be the state of the Jewish people., 4/8/2016, 1:03 AM

The self-delete of the President-in-Waiting

A Clinton presidency would be a third Obama term as far as Israel is concerned., 3/31/2016, 1:27 PM

Obama in Cuba - palling around with dictators

Obama seemed very comfortable with the Cuban dictator. More than with, say, Benjamin Netanyahu., 3/24/2016, 4:42 PM

The Rule of Law Would Be a Good Idea, Att'y General Weinstein

Instead of law, we have power., 10/7/2015, 11:18 PM

The Treaty of Catastrophe and the Secret Side Agreement

Who is being sold down the river in those side agreements?, 8/20/2015, 10:13 AM

The Obama Way Has Failed

Hillary is more of the same. Her term as secretary of state is an unmitigated disaster., 8/7/2015, 1:09 AM

The Middle East They Wanted

The agreement is only the latest of Obama’s gross misjudgments about the Middle East, going back to his Senate days, when he vehemently opposed the military “surge” that crushed the terrorist insurgency in Iraq, as Senator Hillary Clinton also did., 7/30/2015, 11:19 PM

By Whom Are We Ruled? In Israel, By the Supreme Court

A clear explanation of how Israel is ruled by a judicial despotism that is not accountable to the people., 7/23/2015, 4:35 AM