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Playing Identity Politics: Israel’s Targeting of Palestinian Christians

Around one fifth of the population of the Jewish state of Israel is not actually Jewish. Most of these around two million people are the descendants of the Palestinians who remained after the 1947-1949 ethnic cleansing that resulted in the founding of Israel. 960 more words


European Union obsesses on Israel as if EU didn't have real issues to address

Europe’s Continuing Fixation on Jews Must Not Grip the United States
by Michael Oren
July 7, 2016

“The fiercest arguments we have in parliament are over Israel.” These words, spoken by the chairman of the Dutch Foreign Affairs Committee, startled me. 73 more words

Israel & Middle East

Israel's Dilemma: "The problem is that in exchange for the expanded military aid, Obama is demanding that Israel surrender its diplomatic and military independence to the White House"

Obama’s money and Israel’s sovereignty
by Caroline B. Glick
June 23, 2016

…The former ambassador to Washington urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to sign the multi-year security assistance deal that US President Barack Obama demands Israel accept.  120 more words

Israel & Middle East

Bernie Sanders: The Senator Who Doesn't Know Much

“Bernie Sanders is a total ignoramus when it comes to the Middle East,” says civil liberties lawyer Alan Dershowitz. “But it is part of the package. 1,570 more words

News & Politics

Cold War Files: The Confusing Times of the Six Day War

During the Six Day War pitting Israel against its Arab neighbors in 1967, Americans were thrust into the crisis — even though they weren’t directly involved in the fighting. 295 more words

Military History

"If we have to choose between ISIS and Assad..."

…we’ll take ISIS. ISIS has flatbed trucks and machine guns. Assad represents the strategic arch from Tehran to Beirut, 130,000 rockets in the hands of Hezbollah, and the Iranian nuclear program.

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Current Events

Anti-Israel Week Overshadows Holocaust Remembrance Day at UC-Irvine

University of California-Irvine (UCI) student Kevin Brum is not Jewish. But that didn’t matter to the northern California native after he saw the film “Schindler’s List.” In the scene that replays in Mr. 838 more words

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