Islam and the “Killing of Innocents”

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4702/islam-killing-innocents "No religion condones the killing of innocents." — U.S. President Barack Obama, September 10, 2014. "Islam is a religion of peace." — U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, September 13, 2014. "There is a place for violence...

What Egypt’s President Sisi Really Thinks

http://www.danielpipes.org/14931/abdel-fattah-al-sisi Former air marshal Husni Mubarak, now 86, had ruled Egypt for 30 years when his military colleagues forced him from office in 2011. Three years and many upheavals later, those same colleagues replaced his...

The IS-Kurdish War

http://www.meforum.org/4796/iraq-isis-kurds-battle "Eighty years ago, they joined three nations together and formed Iraq. This mistake must not be repeated … The solution is a breakup," says General Maghdid Haraki. The Kurdish peshmerga officer is speaking from the...

Op-Ed: Hamas’ Dissolution Indispensable for Israel’s Security

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/15626#.VA2l3sKSySo In strategic context, nothing less than a large-scale 'invasion' to finish Hamas off and rid Gaza of a terrorist regime is going to ensure security for Israel. The hard facts speak for themselves: a deeply...

Iran’s Threats to “Arm the West Bank” Must Be Taken Seriously

http://jcpa.org/irans-threats-must-be-taken-seriously/ Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) announced on August 24 that it had shot down an Israeli reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over its uranium enrichment facilities in Natanz (Esfahan Province). The Guards Corps...

Worse and Worser

The truth: There is no entirely satisfactory resolution to our war with Hamas (the war that is not called a war). Aside, of course, from that “ultimate” resolution in which we would fully retake Gaza...

The War with Hamas: Address by Israel’s Ambassador to the UK

This week Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub travelled to Bradford in northern England after George Galloway MP declared it an "Israel-free zone." After meeting with local councillors and officials, he addressed local community and faith...

Israel Searches Hizbullah Tunnels

Israel, amid the war with the Gaza Strip, has directed its attention to locating tunnels from Lebanon. The Israel Defense Ministry has overseen a program to locate tunnels constructed by the Iranian-sponsored Hizbullah. They said Hizbullah was believed...

Club Med for Terrorists

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/25/opinion/qatar-club-med-for-terrorists.html?_r=2 UNITED NATIONS THE hostilities in Gaza between Israel and Hamas persist and the diplomatic war at the United Nations continues, also without resolution. While there is no shortage of opinions on the way forward, the...

Norway Embraces Islamist Tyranny

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/2581/norway-islamist Anti-Semitism in Norway, where I have lived for twelve years, is over the top. I have never quite gotten used to it. Every now and then I hear or read something that reminds me...