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Why ISIS Fears Israel, by Graham Allison (National Interest)

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Aug. 8, 2016 IN THE wake of the Orlando and Istanbul attacks, President Obama reiterated his determination to “destroy” ISIS by executing a strategy that combines air strikes, American special-operations units and support for local ground forces. Both of the candidates campaigning to succeed him insist that the United States must do more: Donald Trump […]

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Blair: Time to Break from Previous Peacemaking “Theology” – Herb Keinon (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 22, 2017 Blair: Time to Break from Previous Peacemaking “Theology” – Herb Keinon Former British Prime Minister and Quartet Middle East envoy Tony Blair advocated a wider regional approach to solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the Herzliya Conference on Wednesday. Blair called for a step-by step political process where confidence is built over time. […]

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EXCLUSIVE: How Reporting From Israel Changed My Worldview Forever,by Hunter Stuart (HonestReporting)

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  International, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 22, 2017 It was immediately obvious to me that most of these organizations wanted news that would highlight the suffering of Palestinians and lay the blame on Israel for that suffering. As Matti Friedman, a former editor at the Associated Press’s Jerusalem bureau, wrote in The Atlantic in 2014, the news media views “the […]

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If mainstream media actually treated all terror alike….(Rebel Media via Israel Video Network)

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  hypocricy, International, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 22, 2017 The political correctness surrounding Islamic terrorism is so shocking you have to hear it for yourself Click here for 2 min. satirical video

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The UN Security Council Resolution on Settlements Lays the Groundwork for Palestinian Lawfare, ?by Joshua Halpern (Harvard Law Review via Mosaic)

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Jun. 22, 2017 In December, the U.S. declined to veto UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and therefore allowed it to pass. The resolution declares it illegal for Jews to build homes or live in territory acquired during the 1967 war. It could, argues Joshua Halpern, provide a legal basis for litigation against Israel in the […]

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rld’s Democracies Snub Annual Israel-Bashing Debate at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva – Ben Cohen (Algemeiner via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 World’s Democracies Snub Annual Israel-Bashing Debate at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva – Ben Cohen The world’s democracies collectively snubbed the UN Human Rights Council’s annual condemnation of Israel in Geneva on Monday, when none of their representatives attended the council’s debate on the “Human rights situation in Palestine.” Hillel Neuer, […]

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Terror and the Failure of the Liberal Imagination, by Jonathan Foreman (Commentary)

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  dhimmitude, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 14, 2017 Three attacks in Britain highlight the West’s inability to see the threat clearly Click here for full article

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‘Devastating’ survey shows huge loss of Israel support among Jewish college students, by AMANDA BORSCHEL-DAN (TOI)

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  academia, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 Brand Israel Group raises the alarm on a widening gap in the US between older supporters and the increasingly pro-Palestinian next generation Click here for full article

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Israel’s New Settlement Policy: Evaluated and Explained by Malcolm Lowe

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 A definite gain of Israel’s new settlement policy is that it seems to have taken the settlement issue off the boil not just with the Trump administration but also with other friendly foreign governments. Among the losses, thanks to the Judea and Samaria Settlement Regulation Law, is UN Security Council Resolution 2334 […]

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ISIS Losing the Battle but Winning the War by Giulio Meotti (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 If ISIS is retreating in Mosul, it is rapidly advancing in Manchester. The Caliphate is winning its war in Europe. Six months ago in Britain, the rise of Jeremy Corbyn, the ultra-pacifist Labour party leader who blamed the “war on terror” for the recent attacks in Manchester and London, would have been […]

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