Israeli Politics, US Politics

City of Durham Turns Against U.S. Ally

Durham on a map

Durham, North Carolina just banned all cooperation and training between its police force and the IDF. The city council adopted the ban with a unanimous 6-0 vote. The vote was initiated by anti-Israel groups such as the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP). The petition had close to 1,400 signatures. The petition claims that the IDF …

social media

Pro-Israel Advocates Leaving Facebook for Me.We

Me.we homepage

Word has it that pro-Israel advocates, fed up with Facebook censorship, are defecting in droves to Me.we. A social networking site similar in design to Facebook, Me.we pledges not to engage in censorship or to use ads. Pro-Israel advocates have been targeted by anti-Israel activists who report old comments, so that accounts are banned. Being …

Massacres and Disasters, media bias

Google, Facebook, and Twitter: Platforms for Terror?

Orlando Pulse Massacre

Survivors of the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre are suing Google, Facebook, and Twitter for serving as platforms for terrorists to spread propaganda and trade information. The lawsuit claims that such platforms offer “material support” to terrorist organizations such as ISIS. The litigants believe that the perpetrator of the Pulse massacre, obtained crucial information and support …

Israeli Politics, US Politics

John Bolton: A Strong Choice

John R. Bolton, Pres. Trump's new national security adviser

So this just happened: US President Donald Trump appointed John Bolton as his national security adviser, a replacement for Lt.-Gen. H.R. McMaster. If you’re on the right side of the political spectrum, you’re thrilled. On the left? You’re outa luck, and making dire predictions of war. Whether you’re to the right or left of things, …

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 …

US Politics, World Politics

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 …

Israeli Politics, US Politics

Taylor Force Act: Not a Partisan Issue

Taylor Force

Taylor Force was stabbed to death during a visit to Israel—killed by a terrorist who thought the business student and former serviceman was a Jew. The Senate is currently examining the Taylor Force Act, which would put an end to U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) until such time as they shut down the …

US Politics

State Vs. Trump: Tillerson Sees Role for Hezbollah

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

It’s common knowledge that the State Department often disagrees with a sitting president and that when State disagrees, it often somehow manages to dictate policy. That may be reflected in what happened last week with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Wednesday of last week, during a trip to the Middle East, Tillerson said, referring to …

Israeli Politics, media bias, World Politics

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 …