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Kurdish, Syrian, and Turkish Ironies By VICTOR DAVIS HANSON (National Review)

By   /  October 16, 2019  /  friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Oct. 15, 2019 Critics now upset about abandoning our Kurdish friends demanded abject withdrawals — and the abandonment of friends — in Afghanistan and Iraq. “The chief problem is that the Kurds are our friends but not our legal allies. In contrast, the Turks are not really our friends anymore but are legal, treaty-bound allies.” Click here for full […]

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Dwight Eisenhower, Holocaust Rescuer – Benjamin Runkle (Tablet via Daily

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Holocaust  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2019 Dwight Eisenhower, Holocaust Rescuer – Benjamin Runkle As commander-in-chief of the Allied Forces in Europe, Dwight D. Eisenhower was the primary driver behind the memorialization of the Holocaust; he ordered extraordinary measures to ensure the well-being of Jewish displaced persons during the occupation of Germany; and, following David Ben-Gurion’s recommendation, he established a […]

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BDS Was Started by Western NGOs and European Governments, Not the Palestinians – Gerald Steinberg (Jewish Chronicle – UK, via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2019 BDS Was Started by Western NGOs and European Governments, Not the Palestinians – Gerald Steinberg When Omar Barghouti was recently barred from entering the UK, many media reports referred to him as founder of the Israel boycott movement BDS. This is factually incorrect: he was added for marketing purposes four years after the […]

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What the U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Means for the Kurds – and for Israel – Yossi Alpher (The Forward via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, Human Rights, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2019 What the U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Means for the Kurds – and for Israel – Yossi Alpher President Trump is consistent about keeping American forces out of conflicts in the Middle East. He wants U.S. troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan. The game of abandoning the Kurds has been going on for a […]

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Trump did not betray the Kurds, by Caroline B. Glick (Israel Hayom)

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2019 The US has neither major influence in Syria nor an interest in confronting Turkey to protect the Kurds. Trump avoided war with Turkey this week and began extracting America from an open-ended commitment to the Kurds it never made. Click here for full article

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How the Syrian War Shifted Attitudes towards Arab-Israeli Rapprochement – Hadeel Oueis (Washington Inst. for Near East Policy via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 8, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 8, 2019 How the Syrian War Shifted Attitudes towards Arab-Israeli Rapprochement – Hadeel Oueis (Washington Institute for Near East Policy) The Syrian civil war has slowly shifted the dynamic of who is considered an “enemy” in the Arab world. The war has reinforced the conviction of a broad group of Arab governments and peoples that […]

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Arab plumbers in Haifa refuse to charge Holocaust survivor (EoZ)

By   /  October 7, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Holocaust, Israel  /  No Comments

Oct. 6, 2019 Here is a nice story that was only in the Hebrew-language media a couple of weeks ago. Simon and Salim Matri, Arab citizens of Israel, came to do plumbing work worth around NIS 1000 for an elderly woman, Rosa Meyer, in Haifa. As they spoke to her, Rosa revealed that she was a Holocaust […]

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The EU Demonstrates a Distinct Political Bias Against Israel – Amb. Alan Baker (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 4, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 4, 2019 The EU Demonstrates a Distinct Political Bias Against Israel – Amb. Alan Baker (Jerusalem Post) European Union Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process Susanna Terstal, writing in the Jerusalem Post on Sep. 21, evidently believes that incessant repetition of the phrase “two-state solution” adds some element of legitimacy and feasibility to the idea. […]

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THE TRANSFORMATION OF A TERRORIST: FORMER SECURITY PRISONER WILL FIGHT PA, by MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN (J. Post)

By   /  October 4, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Movies  /  No Comments

Oct. 4, 2019 Mahmoud al-Massab spent seven years in an Israeli prison. Now, he is hoping to fight the Palestinian Authority on American college campuses. Click here for full article

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World Bank Absolves PA of Responsibility for Its Self-Inflicted Financial Crisis – Lt.-Col. (res.) Maurice Hirsch (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 3, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 3, 2019 World Bank Absolves PA of Responsibility for Its Self-Inflicted Financial Crisis – Lt.-Col. (res.) Maurice Hirsch The Palestinian Authority’s current financial crisis is a direct result of its “pay-to-slay” policy. The PA squanders millions to pay monthly salaries to terrorist prisoners and released prisoners, as well as wounded terrorists and the families of […]

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