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Turkey’s Currency Meltdown (WSJ)

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 24, 2018 Investors flee the lira amid Erdogan’s political central banking. Investing in emerging markets is like watching the tides without the moon as a guide. Capital flows in and out in surges, and woe to the country that gets caught with bad policies when the tide suddenly goes out. Argentina has been getting […]

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Believing the Lies of Hamas, by David A. Harris (AISH)

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  incitement, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 21, 2018 In Orwellian fashion, truth is being turned on its head. Click here for article

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Falling for Hamas’s Split-Screen Fallacy By Matti Friedman (NYT)

By   /  May 20, 2018  /  International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 16, 2018 JERUSALEM — During my years in the international press here in Israel, long before the bloody events of this week, I came to respect Hamas for its keen ability to tell a story. At the end of 2008 I was a desk editor, a local hire in The Associated Press’s Jerusalem bureau, during […]

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The Palestinians’ real ‘nakba’ by Jeff Jacoby

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  History, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 13, 2018 SEVENTY YEARS AGO this month, on May 14, 1948, the state of Israel proclaimed its independence. The next day, a story in The New York Times — “Jews In Grave Danger In All Moslem Lands” — reported that Jewish communities throughout the Arab world were under siege. Jews were starting to be […]

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Iranian Demonstrators Killed in Violent Clashes in Kazerun, by Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Islamic fundamentalism, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 18, 2018 Iranian Demonstrators Killed in Violent Clashes in Kazerun – Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) On May 17, violent clashes broke out in the Iranian city of Kazerun between demonstrators and Iranian security forces. The local police station was set on fire. At least five citizens have been killed, […]

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Gaza prejudice and perfidy, by David M. Weinbert (Israel Hayom)

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, friends/enemies, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 18, 2018 n a prophetic piece of punditry, penned in 2014 but ordained for this week, Charles Krauthammer wrote: “To deliberately wage war so that your own people can be telegenically killed is indeed moral and tactical insanity. But it rests on a very rational premise: Given the Orwellian state of the world’s treatment […]

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COLUMN ONE: ISRAEL’S SUCKER’S GAME ON THE GAZA BORDER, by Caroline B. Glick (J. Post)

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 18, 2018 There was a depressing familiarity both to Hamas’s suicide protest operation along Gaza’s border with Israel this week and to Israel’s response to it. Hamas’s jihadist regime in Gaza doesn’t have a lot of cards to play in its continuous war against the Jewish state. But, as we have been seeing since […]

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Gaza’s Miseries Have Palestinian Authors, by Bret Stephens (NYT)

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  double standards, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Nov. 16, 2018 For the third time in two weeks, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have set fire to the Kerem Shalom border crossing, through which they get medicine, fuel and other humanitarian essentials from Israel. Soon we’ll surely hear a great deal about the misery of Gaza. Try not to forget that the authors of […]

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The Suicide of Europe, by Douglas Murray (Prager University via Youtube)

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  International  /  No Comments

May 14, 2018 Europe is committing suicide. How did this happen? In this week’s video, Douglas Murray, author of The Strange Death of Europe, explains the two major causes of Europe’s impending downfall. Click here for 6 min. video

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Western Taxpayers Funding Abuse of Palestinians by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, International, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 14, 2018 The new law, known as the Palestinian Cyber Crime Law, comes in the wake of the PA and its supporters continuing falsely to accuse Israel of targeting Palestinian journalists. The PA leadership’s goal is to ensure that leaders are immune from journalistic critique. Now journalists and Palestinian human rights organizations will not […]

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