I don't know about these statements, but the journal "Azzure. Ideas for the Jewish Nation" is indeed of great intelectual quality and also an excellent format. It is very serious and interesting. If its a product of Shalem Center, well, they are doing something very good.
Two mortar shells explode in Golan Heights, no casualties or damage reported (Haaretz)
from the article: Storm in a neo-con teapot