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Why can’t we make peace? Because Palestinian elites have no interest in doing so, by Ben-Dror Yemini (TOI)

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  academia, BDS, double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, incitement, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Feb. 21, 2018 Enjoying the good life themselves, Palestinian leaders have created a misrepresentation of their people as ‘the wretched on earth.’ It’s a recipe for endless conflict Click here for full article

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US Ambassador Nikki Haley Presents a Blessing and a Curse to Palestinian Leadership By Eliana Rudee (Breaking Israel News)

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Feb. 21, 2018 “See, this day I set before you blessing and curse:” Deuteronomy 11:26 (The Israel Bible™) US Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Nikki Haley told Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday that his leadership must choose between a path of absolutist demands, hateful rhetoric, and incitement to violence and another path of negotiation and compromise. “There’s […]

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How to Tackle the Biggest Obstacle to Finishing the War with the Islamic State – David Ignatius (Washington Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 20, 2018 How to Tackle the Biggest Obstacle to Finishing the War with the Islamic State – David Ignatius The biggest obstacle to finishing the war against the Islamic State and beginning the stabilization of Syria is America’s supposed friend and NATO ally Turkey. Granting Turkey’s demands would make Syria more unstable and prolong the […]

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Russian Foreign Minister: Iran’s Statements on Destroying Israel Unacceptable (Summaries of 2 related articles by Daily Alert)

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 20, 2018 Russian Foreign Minister: Iran’s Statements on Destroying Israel Unacceptable Russia condemns Tehran’s remarks that Israel should be wiped off the map, TASS quoted Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying on Monday at the opening of the Valdai conference on “Russia in the Middle East.”  (RT-Russia) See also Lavrov Issues Rare Rebuke of Iran – Herb Keinon Russian Foreign […]

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The Outrageous Case of Ahed Tamimi, by George Jochnowitz (Algemeiner)

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  hypocricy, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 19, 2018 What did Ahed Tamimi expect would happen when she hit and punched two Israeli soldiers? Did she think that they would kill her? After all, they were armed — and she was attacking them. Did she want to be killed, and become a martyr? On the other hand, maybe she knew that the […]

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Middle East Regression By Dr. Mordechai Kedar (INN via Breaking Israel News)

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 19, 2018 The renaissance of an empire A century after the Ottoman Empire’s demise, it has been reincarnated. Once again, Turkey is conquering parts of the Arab World, with Syria serving as its current goal. Using the “war on terror” as its lame excuse, Turkey has managed, in the last two weeks, to take […]

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the Munich Security Conference on Sunday (PMO via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 19, 2018 Netanyahu: We Can Roll Back Iran’s Aggression (Prime Minister’s Office) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the Munich Security Conference on Sunday: “Iran is not Nazi Germany. There are many differences between the two….One advocated a master race, the other advocates a master faith….But there are also some striking similarities. Iran openly declares its intention […]

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The New York Times Says Gaza Poverty Causes War With Israel. Sorry, That Doesn’t Make Sense. by Ira Stoll (Alegemeiner)

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 18, 2018 One of the ways the New York Times demonstrates bias in news reports from the Middle East is with unstated, and unquestioned, assumptions. In two recent articles, the assumption is that if economic conditions worsen in the Gaza Strip, the result will be attacks on Israel. An example comes in this paragraph from a Times dispatch over […]

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Sarah Silverman Faces Twitter Rebuke for Calling on Jews to Defend Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi, by Shiryn Solny (Algemeiner)

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  friends/enemies, incitement, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Pop Culture, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Feb. 18, 2018 American comedian Sarah Silverman faced a flurry of criticism from Twitter users over the weekend after she urged fellow Jews to support the release of Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenager facing trial in Israel for repeatedly assaulting IDF soldiers. “Jews have to stand up EVEN when — ESPECIALLY when — the wrongdoing is BY […]

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Infidel Women: Spoils of War by Raymond Ibrahim (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 18, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 17, 2018 The treatment of non-Muslim women as subhuman by jihadi organizations, such as ISIS or Boko Haram in Nigeria — where “infidel” females are bought, sold, gang-raped, mutilated, dismembered and burned alive — is relatively well known from ISIS videos. Less well known is that many of these practices are still taking place, […]

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