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U.S. Helps Build New Force on Syria’s Northern Border – Tom Perry and Orhan Coskun (Reuters via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 15, 2018 U.S. Helps Build New Force on Syria’s Northern Border – Tom Perry and Orhan Coskun (Reuters) The U.S.-led coalition is working with its Syrian militia allies to set up a new border force of 30,000 personnel, the coalition said on Sunday. The new “Border Security Force” will be deployed at border areas with Turkey […]

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Iran Spends $16 Billion Annually to Support Terrorists and Rogue Regimes – David Adesnik (Foundation for Defense of Democracies via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2018 Iran Spends $16 Billion Annually to Support Terrorists and Rogue Regimes – David Adesnik (Foundation for Defense of Democracies) Iran spends more than $16 billion per year supporting foreign “resistance” organizations and clients. Supporting the Assad regime in Syria is estimated to cost $15 billion per year, including the costs of deploying thousands […]

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Arab Apartheid Targets Palestinians by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  December 28, 2017  /  apartheid, double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 27, 2017 Palestinians say that what they are facing in Iraq is “ethnic cleansing.” The new Iraqi law deprives Palestinians living in Iraq of their right to free education, healthcare and to travel documents, and denies them work in state institutions. No one will pay any attention to the misery of the Palestinians in […]

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Is the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict the “Middle East Conflict”?, by By Prof. Hillel Frisch (BESA)

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 15, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Is the Israel-Palestinian conflict equivalent to “the Middle East conflict,” as UN and EU officials and agencies and major media outlets characterize it? Of course not. The conflict is not nearly as lethal as many others and long ago became parochial compared to the conflicts in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen. […]

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Iran’s very good week by Caroline Glick (originally from J. Post)

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 20, 2017 Click here for article which also explains what happened in Kirkuk recently

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Iraq’s Shiite Militias (summaries of 2 articles by Daily Alert, with links)

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 20, 2017 Iraq’s Shiite Militias Are Just Getting Started – Anchal Vohra The Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), the umbrella organization of Shiite militias in Iraq, has emerged as a powerful political actor. Following Ayatollah Sistani’s 2014 fatwa calling on Iraqis to take up arms against the Islamic State, and with weapons and military training provided by Iran, […]

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The Case for Kurdish Independence by Alan M. Dershowitz (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 2, 2017 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tried to extort Israel to withdraw its support, and threatened to end the process of normalization unless it does so. It is worth noting that Turkey strongly supports statehood for the Palestinians but not for their own Kurdish population. Hypocrisy abounds in the international community, but that […]

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How to Prevent a New Wave of Millions of Iraqi Refugees, by Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai Kedar (BESA)

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 2, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: A Shiite effort is already underway to purge Iraq of its majority Sunni population. The result may soon be a new mass exodus of Iraqi refugees, a multiplication of the migrant crisis that could have dire consequences for the rest of the world. One way to avoid this scenario is […]

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Expect millions of Iraqi refugees shortly, by Dr. Mordechai Kedar (INN)

By   /  September 3, 2017  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 31, 2017 The Shiites have a master plan. The Sunnis are in disarray. Click here for article

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THE ROOT CAUSE OF THE DISASTERS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, by David Horowitz (FPM)

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 31, 2017 The culprit is Obama and his policies of appeasement, betrayal and retreat. …”At the time of Obama’s election, America and its allies had won the war and subdued the terrorists by turning the Sunnis in Anbar province against them. But the new commander-in-chief refused to use American forces to secure the peace, and […]

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