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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

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

Memo to Jared Kushner

Cal Thomas, President Trump’s son-in-law and designated Middle East peace envoy, Jared Kushner, told the Brookings Institution’s Saban Forum last weekend that a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians is key to solving larger goals, such as stopping Iranian aggression and Islamic extremism. If he believes that, he has fallen into the trap numerous

While We Await the Court’s Ruling on Masterpiece Cakes, A Dose of Reality from India

Michael Brown, The Supreme Court has now heard the arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, a case that pits gay rights against religious rights. But a ruling is not expected until June 2018. That gives us plenty of time to ask ourselves, “Would I lose my livelihood because of my religious convictions? Am I willing

Is a Trump Doctrine Already Taking Shape?

Rachel Marsden, TANGIER, Morocco — As current and former presidents, ministers and members of various government administrations from all over the world gathered here last week for an annual conference near Africa’s northernmost point, attendees repeatedly circled back to one individual in their comments and questions: U.S. President Donald Trump. While speaking on a panel

Allen West: “Threading the Needle of a Global Security Debacle”

Allen West, It continues to amaze me, perhaps not, how recalcitrant the media has been in not addressing the horrific global security situation that was bequeathed from the Obama administration to the Trump administration. The misguided vehemence in which the media has pursued a windmill called Russian intervention into our election is quite telling. Early