Israel and the Middle East

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Palestinians Escalate War on Journalists

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    Palestinians Escalate War on Journalists By Bassam Tawil Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. As part of its overarching effort to silence critics, President Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Authority (PA) has resumed its war against Palestinian journalists who refuse toe the line or are suspected of being insufficiently loyal to their leaders in Ramallah. But this […]

    Preparing for the Post-Abbas Era

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      Preparing for the Post-Abbas Era New threats — and new opportunities — lie ahead for Israel. By Caroline Glick PLO chief and Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas scored a victory against Israel at the Temple Mount. But it was a Pyrrhic one. Days after the government bowed to his demand and voted to remove the […]

      Erdogan’s Genocidal Incitement

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        Erdogan’s Genocidal Incitement Funding Palestinian Jew-hatred. By Joseph Puder Turkey’s dictatorial president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent efforts to mediate between the Saudis, their Arab Gulf allies and Egypt on one side versus his Qatari ally (both are staunch supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood) on the other, have failed to materialize. At the same time, his […]

        The Third Lebanon War: Not A Matter Of ‘If,’ But ‘When’

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          The Third Lebanon War: Not A Matter Of ‘If,’ But ‘When’ Israel reflects on history and weighs its options. By Ari Lieberman In the weeks preceding the Six-Day War, Israel was faced with ever increasing existential challenges which warranted resolute action. Israel’s generals correctly argued to the political echelon that with each passing day, Israel’s […]

          Iran’s Killing Fields

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            Iran’s Killing Fields But UNESCO, UNHRC, and SJP would rather hate Israel. By Joseph Puder Wonder why one should consider UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization), UNHRC (UN Human Rights Council), or Student for Justice in Palestine (SJP) anti-Semitic in nature? Consider the fact that these organizations have not demanded the de-legitimization of […]

            “The Battle over Jerusalem Has Just Begun”

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              “The Battle over Jerusalem Has Just Begun” By Bassam Tawil Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. The Palestinian “victory” celebrations that took place after Israel removed metal detectors and surveillance cameras from the entrances to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem bode badly for the future of stability and peace in the Middle East. To the […]

              Israel vs. Jordan

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                Israel vs. Jordan Why Israel needs to be tougher. By Mordechai Kedar In 1994, Israel signed a peace agreement with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. In this agreement, Israel granted “special status” (Article 9) to the Jordanian government on the Temple Mount (‘Muslim Holy Shrines in Jerusalem’). This concession to the Jordanians was totally unnecessary […]

                The Root Cause of the Disasters in the Middle East

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                  The Root Cause of the Disasters in the Middle East The culprit is Obama and his policies of appeasement, betrayal and retreat. By David Horowitz During the eight years of the Obama administration, half a million Christians, Yazidis and Muslims were slaughtered in the Middle East by ISIS and other Islamic jihadists, in a genocidal […]

                  Hate and Haters

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                    Hate and Haters By Terry James Explosive confrontations were spawned by an Israeli crackdown because of the murder of two Jewish policeman guarding a Temple Mount entranceway. If there is one word that can define the tumult surrounding the Temple Mount in Jerusalem at this late hour of this dispensation, that word is hate. Hatred […]

                    Palestinians: The Metal Detector Scam

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                      Palestinians: The Metal Detector Scam By Khadija Khan After massive pressure from the Muslim world and international community, Israel removed all metal detectors and surveillance-camera infrastructure from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, the location of Al-Aqsa Mosque. Possibly to obfuscate the reason that the metal detectors were installed in the first place — a terrorist […]

                      Palestinians: Metal Detectors or Lie Detectors – Who Is Violating What?

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                        Palestinians: Metal Detectors or Lie Detectors – Who Is Violating What? By Bassam Tawil Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. The metal detectors that were supposed to prevent Muslims from smuggling weapons into the Temple Mount compound, and which were removed by the Israeli authorities this week, have a more accurate name: “lie detectors.” They […]

                        Is Turkey Preparing for War with America?

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                          Is Turkey Preparing for War with America? By Daniel Greenfield Turkey is an Islamist Venezuela with money. Its slow transformation into a Sunni Iran complete with terror backing and suppression of domestic dissent, the latest via a fake coup, was aided and abetted by the left-wing diplomatic corps. Despite its latest information leaks revealing the […]