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Incitement breeds a despicable murderer, by Dr. Haim Shine (Israel Hayom)

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  incitement, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Oct. 8, 2018 It is the murderous narrative perpetuated by PA leader Mahmoud Abbas that prompted a Palestinian man to kill two people and wound a third on Sunday – not economic distress or lack of Israeli deterrence. Click here for full article

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IT IS NOT THE ECONOMY, STUPID, by Efraim Karsh (J. Post via FLAME)

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 8, 2018 So long as Gaza continues to be governed by Hamas’s rule of the jungle, no Palestinian civil society, let alone a viable state, can develop. No cliché has dominated the discourse on the Gaza situation more than the perception of Palestinian violence as a corollary of the Strip’s dire economic condition. No […]

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Help Is at Hand for Palestinians. It’s All Up to Hamas – Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt and David Friedman (Washington Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 20, 2018 Help Is at Hand for Palestinians. It’s All Up to Hamas – Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt and David Friedman The nightmare of Hamas’ leadership is needlessly prolonging the suffering of the Palestinian people in Gaza. Despite the billions of dollars invested for the benefit of Palestinians in Gaza over the past 70 years, […]

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An Eye-Opening Trip Through Samaria, by Mitchell Bard (Algemeiner)

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 17, 2018 I traveled to Samaria (Shomron in Hebrew) recently. Wikipedia tells us Samaria “is a historical and biblical name used for the central region of ancient Palestine, bordered by Galilee to the north and Judaea to the south.” Most of the world simply refers to this area as the West Bank. But think about […]

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It’s Not the Economy, Stupid By Prof. Efraim Karsh (BESA)

By   /  June 4, 2018  /  Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 4, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: It is not Gaza’s economic malaise that has precipitated Palestinian violence. It is the other way around: the endemic violence has caused the Strip’s humanitarian crisis. So long as Gaza continues to be governed by Hamas’s rule of the jungle, no Palestinian civil society, let alone a viable state, can develop. […]

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Hezbollah Faces Rising Discontent in Heartland Ahead of Election, by Sune Engel Rasmussen and Nazih Osseiran (WSJ)

By   /  May 4, 2018  /  Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 3, 2018 Shiite group’s sending of troops to aid Syrian regime rankles those in Bekaa Valley who want jobs more than martyrs Click here for full article

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What the Iran Protests Have Already Achieved, by Sohrab Ahmari (Commentary)

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 8, 2018 The breaking of myths. Click here for full article

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Iran reminds us of the dangers of Islamism by Tarek Fatah (Toronto Sun)

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  dhimmitude, double standards, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 2, 2017 On the day after Iran erupted into yet another revolt against the dictatorship of “Supreme Leader” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, much of the mainstream media in the West acted as if nothing had happened. As Iranian women tore off their hijabs in protest on Thursday, the Friday edition of one Toronto paper carried a […]

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Iran: The People Suffer as Billions Go to Waste – Heshmat Alavi  (Forbes via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 29, 2017  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Dec. 29, 2017 Iran: The People Suffer as Billions Go to Waste – Heshmat Alavi The world’s most powerful earthquake in 2017 shook Iran’s western province of Kermanshah, leaving at least several hundred people killed – while posts on social media showed locals speaking of the death toll being in the thousands – and scores more […]

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The Big Middle East Lie by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, incitement, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Oct. 2, 2017 Jamal wanted to murder Jews because he believed this was a noble deed that would earn him the status of shaheed (martyr) and hero among his family, friends and society. In Palestinian culture in particular, and Arab culture in general, murderers of Jews are glorified on a daily basis. The Trump administration and Jason […]

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