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Media Coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian Clash Is Built on a Myth

David Harsanyi, No matter how often Hamas tells us that rioters on the Israel-Gaza border are armed, the media keeps referring to them as “protesters” and “demonstrators.” No matter how often Hamas concedes that those rioters are part of a broader “war,” the media simply won’t report it as such. And even though rioters assure

Trump Threatens to Deal Another Blow to the Palestinian Cause

Victor Davis Hanson, President Trump set off another Twitter firestorm last week when he hinted that he may be considering cutting off hundreds of millions of dollars in annual U.S. aid to the Palestinians. Trump was angered over Palestinian unwillingness to engage in peace talks with Israel after the Trump administration announced the move of

What Should We Fight For?

Pat Buchanan, “We will never accept Russia’s occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea,” declaimed Rex Tillerson last week in Vienna. “Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns full control of the peninsula to Ukraine.” Tillerson’s principled rejection of the seizure of land by military force — “never accept” — came just one day

US Muslim Brotherhood Operative Calls for the Execution of President Trump

Joe Kaufman, Nidal Sakr labels Trump “enemy of God” and tweets, “Down with America!!!” What do you get when you have an individual who was acquainted with the founders of al-Qaeda and recruited into a terrorist cell by one of them; who was sentenced to death for the murder of an Egyptian policeman; who is

Jerusalem: Why Trump Succeeded Where Others Failed

Arthur Schaper, After months of stalling and waiting, President Trump finally officially recognized Jerusalem as the Eternal Capital of Israel. He further directed his cabinet and the State Department to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The transition will take time, but it’s underway. Of course, the Palestinian terrorists and their liberal

Global Islamophobia Follows Trump’s Embassy Move

Robert Spencer, Why would anyone think Muslims would react violently? President Trump displayed more courage and integrity Wednesday than Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama ever did when he ended twenty-two years of waivers postponing the U.S. Embassy to Israel’s move to Jerusalem, declared that the U.S. recognized that Jerusalem was Israel’s capital,

THE STATE DEPARTMENT DROPS THE BALL

Caroline Glick, Reversing course on closing the PLO mission sends a dangerous message. Over the weekend, The New York Times published its latest broadside against US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for what the newspaper referred to as his “culling” of senior State Department officials and his failure to date to either nominate or appoint senior personnel

Saudi Arabia, Israel and Realpolitik

Ari Lieberman, How Obama’s appeasement policies have prompted a fundamental realignment in Mideast alliances. The Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, revealed this week that Israel was prepared to share intelligence with Saudi Arabia in an effort to combat Iran’s expansionist agenda and malign regional influence. The unprecedented statement was made during