With all the scandals raging from the dossier to the huge budget to Obama's slush fund, it's time for some good news coming from Washington DC. That news came last night from Vice President Mike Pence as he announced the United States will directly assist faith-based groups actively supporting Christians and other religious minorities whose … Continue reading Pence announces plan to help Christians displaced by the Islamic State
What would Americans do if other countries and the United Nations told us our actual capital was Los Angeles? We can say it's Washington DC all we want, but shouldn't we just accept it if the international community decides they want Los Angeles to be the capital? Of course not. This idea seems to be … Continue reading Yes, Jerusalem is Israel’s capital
Today, President Trump had what a majority of Americans would consider to be a successful foreign policy day. His tone when speaking about terrorism to the core of the Muslim world in the Middle East was generally approved; the left liked that he didn't go off the rails and the right witnessed a breath of … Continue reading Trump’s foreign policy success or failure will be set in motion in Israel
Today, a truce has been brokered in Syria that will hopefully turn the corner on the worst humanitarian crisis in modern history. With the country torn to pieces, refugees have been flooding into Europe and some parts of the Middle East, creating a dangerous situation for the entire region. America, under the leadership of President Obama, … Continue reading Obama created the Syrian disaster, so it’s fitting he’s not there to end it
Syria was always one of my favorite places in the world—an amazing mix of ancient sites that even despots couldn't destroy until now. When I worked for Newsweek and ABC News in the Middle East in the 1970s and 1980s, I spent many days there. It was difficult to report in the police state of … Continue reading Memories of Syria
Last year I noted a plan being advanced for 24/7 cameras at the Temple Mount in order to substantiate Palestinian claims of Israel violating agreements concerning it which the Jordanians, John Kerry and the Israelis agreed. However for some reason our peaceful Palestinian who have been accusing Israel of misdeeds objected even though such cameras … Continue reading Transparency Palestinian Style
For almost my entire life I've been hearing that all it takes is some concessions from Israel and you will have peace in the middle east. There is however a poll at Israel National News that suggests otherwise: A new public opinion poll among the Arab residents of Judea, Samaria and Gaza found that an … Continue reading The 72% Solution or lack thereof in Israel
George Washington McLintock: Now Katherine, are you going to believe what you see, or what I tell you? McLintock! 1963 Given all the tension in the Palestinian areas after rumors that Israel was violating agreements concerning the Temple mount spread among Palestinians the Jordanians advanced a plan to stop the trouble, cameras!: The proposal for … Continue reading Palestinians: Temple Mount Cam is a Trap to Show us Doing Nothing Wrong!
Anan 7: You realise what you have done? Capt Kirk:Yes, I do. I've given you back the horrors of war. The Vendikans now assume that you've broken your agreement and that you're preparing to wage real war with real weapons. They'll want do the same. Only the next attack they launch will do a lot … Continue reading The Time has come for Israel to Fight Sherman’ War
Every now and then Amnesty International notices the things that some of us have been highlighting for a while: A leading international watchdog on Wednesday accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of the actions amount to war crimes. Amnesty … Continue reading What the MSM will notice this in Amnesty International Report on Gaza
Since the United States isn't going to stop Iran it's going to fall to Israel, but this is going to make things a tad harder: President Vladimir Putin on Monday sanctioned the delivery of a highly capable Russian air defense missile system to Iran, a game changer move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic's … Continue reading The Clock Keeps Ticking for Israel
As you might have heard Egypt has decided to hit ISIS over the public murder of a bunch of its Christian citizens in addition to that strike there have been several developments: On Monday, el-Sissi visited the main Coptic Cathedral of St. Mark in Cairo to offer his condolences on the Egyptians killed in Libya, … Continue reading Some interesting News Concerning Egypt vs ISIS
There are a lot of people who have an interesting image in their minds of a religious conservative catholic who is a tea party person. Such people would assume that I would strongly object if, for example an atheist gay couple who work at planned parenthood and owned the website Warren / Sharpton 2016 choose … Continue reading I’m old enough to remember when the left was outraged by Redlining
The Situation: You are an Arab state that proclaims their support for Islam. You have a group of jihadists called ISIS who are not only winning battles throughout Syria and Iraq inspiring your youth and emphasizing aspect of Islam that, while accurate, threaten your comfortable existence within your state? Problem how you do keep your … Continue reading Imams Fighting ISIS with “The Big Lie”
Yesterday a unique event took place in the history of history. Pope Francis, Shimon Peres, Mahmoud Abbas and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew prayed together at the Vatican for peace. The ceremony consisted of music & prayer, after a musical interlude we started with Jewish Prayer There were two readings from the Psalms and a third … Continue reading Where was the live coverage?