Category: World Politics

Israeli Politics, World Politics

Netanyahu Speaks Truth to Power

Benjamin and Sarah Netanyahu visit Jerusalem exhibit at the United Nations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in the United States for the AIPAC convention, stopped by to visit the Jerusalem exhibit currently on display at the UN. While there, Netanyahu made the most awesome statement, calling out the UN for its lies and hypocrisy. “There is a long history that is being cherished by us and …

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Arabs: “We Reject Any American Peace Solution or Proposal”

Ramallah Protest

Why do we keep knocking heads and wasting time trying to get Arabs to accept a peace agreement with Israel when they keep saying no? The latest expression against peace is a protest held in the city of Ramallah, the seat of Arab government which is under Palestinian Authority autonomy. There, in front of America …

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Get it Straight: An Iranian Drone Violated Israel’s Airspace

Iranian UAV enters Israeli airspace

You’d never know it from reading the news, but when Israel carried out extensive airstrikes in Syria, it wasn’t just reacting to the fact that one of its F-16 fighter jets was brought down. It was reacting to the fact that an Iranian drone, coming out of Syria, violated Israel’s sovereignty by illegally entering Israeli …

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Arab Aid to Gaza: Lip Service

Map of OAPEC member states

In the wake of President Trump’s massive cuts in aid to UNRWA, about a third of the bloated agency’s budget, some $65m, the Palestinian Authority has called on the 22, mostly oil-rich Arab nations that make up the Arab League, to chip in to make up the deficit in funds. Even if these countries agree, …

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US UN Contribution Slashed

Haley warned that there’s a new sheriff in town. She warned that the US was “taking names.” She warned they’d leave UNESCO and she warned that US funds to the UN would be slashed. And the president backed her—said, “We’ll save a lot.” And now we will. The United States is reducing its UN funding …

Israeli Politics, World Politics

Selfie Brings Death Threats

TIara on a table

Miss Iraq posed for a selfie with Miss Israel at the 2017 Miss Universe Beauty Pageant. The result? Miss Iraq received death threats and her family had to go into hiding. If a selfie causes this much tzuris (Yiddish for trouble), imagine how far away the world is from a real peace with Muslim extremists. …

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Bombshell Report on Russian Bribery and the Clinton Foundation

Trump used the Russian bribes of the Clinton Foundation during the election and Hillary claimed ignorance. But a new report from The Hill, suggests otherwise. Here’s a pull quote but do read the whole thing, it’s fascinating: The Obama administration’s decision to approve Rosatom’s purchase of Uranium One has been a source of political controversy …

Israeli Politics, World Politics

Remind Me Why Obama Made a Deal with Iran?

Male protester holds up poster of Nasrallah

Sunday morning, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah spoke from the bunker in which he hides from Israel. Al-Manar, a Hezbollah media organ carried the rant which went beyond anti-Israel to antisemitic, which we all know is the same thing anyway. Here’s what he said: “The Netanyahu government is leading your nation to destruction. Don’t allow a …

World Politics

Getting Used to Terror

Terror in Barcelona, terror in Marseilles. It’s becoming so frequent that it makes us uncomfortable, nervous, worried we’ll be next. And that may just be so, according to Brigadier General Nitzan Nuriel, of Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau. “Western society must get used to the fact that terrorism is part of our life,” said Nuriel, speaking to …