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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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PA Planning to Hide Payments to Terrorists – Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik (PMW via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 PA Planning to Hide Payments to Terrorists – Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik (Palestinian Media Watch) The Palestinian Authority is planning to hide its $300 million a year in payments to terrorist prisoners and the families of “martyrs” by continuing to reward terror but in a different framework, according to Palestinian […]

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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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Notable & Quotable: A Lesson of the 1967 War, by Michael Doran (WSJ)

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 ‘The revisionists have much of the story right but they miss a crucial factor.’ The Hudson Institute’s Michael Doran, testifying before the U.N. Security Council about the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, June 20: Click here for his comments

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Pre-Schoolers Stage Terror Display At A Gaza Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony (MEMRI)

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  incitement, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 29, 2017 Click here for 6 min. video with subtitles  

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ould Listen to Abbas – to Every Word – Gadi Taub (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 20, 2017 Israelis Should Listen to Abbas – to Every Word – Gadi Taub Ha’aretz’s May 29 editorial was “Listen to Abbas.” I want to join this call. Listen very carefully. Abbas is very careful to use the term “two states,” but not “for two peoples.” Because the Jews are not a people in […]

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nian Revolutionary Guards Commanders: Our Main Aim Is Global Islamic Rule(MEMRI via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 20, 2017 Iranian Revolutionary Guards Commanders: Our Main Aim Is Global Islamic Rule(MEMRI) In recent statements and speeches, Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) commanders have emphasized that the Islamic Revolution in Iran is only the first stage on the path to the spread of the rule of Shi’ite Islam in the Middle East and […]

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Washington Ignores Saudi “Involvement in Supporting Terrorism and Terrorist Groups” by A. Z. Mohamed (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 19, 2017 Saudi Arabia is the second largest source of ISIS fighters from Muslim-majority countries, with an estimated 2,500, according to a working paper produced by the National Bureau of Economic Research. According to a report by the Institute for Gulf Affairs, a whopping 16% of these fighters were in the U.S. when they […]

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