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Category Archives: Middle East
To Bret Stephens & his ilk, it’s always 1933. And it is never Muslim immigrants behind the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany: “There were nearly 1,000 reported anti-Semitic incidents in Berlin alone last year. A neo-fascist party, Alternative for Germany, … Continue reading
Here’s the book description for The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews (2016) by Michael N. Barnett: How do American Jews envision their role in the world? Are they tribal—a people whose obligations … Continue reading
From Haaretz, a truly remarkable story wherein a major national political figure… is honest. (“Justice Minister: Israel Must Keep Jewish Majority Even at the Expense of Human Rights”): Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said Monday that if not for the fence … Continue reading
CNN online has a story (with accompanying video) on slave auctions in Libya. You have to read between the lines, but the essence of the phenomenon is black African ‘refugees’ on their way to the Disneyland of Western Europe being … Continue reading
Aeon has a piece titled “Who names diseases?”, by byline which reads: “Swine Flu, Naples Soldier, Ebola. Disease names express fear, create stigma and distract attention. Can they be improved?” Here is a choice paragraph, which inadvertently shows the backwardness … Continue reading
Politico’s lead story “Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway” is a huge, huge story. By dropping charges against major arms targets, the administration infuriated Justice Department officials — and undermined its own counterproliferation task forces. I’m sure you can see adequate … Continue reading
Michael Savage is a rarity, a conservative Jew who recognizes the key role that both Israel and Jewish Neocons (like Kushner) play in the drumbeat towards war.
Andrew McCarthy has a good NR column about why the Syrian strike was a bad idea. (Hat tip: Punk): The U.S. has no vital national interest in joining its civil war. President Donald Trump has now done what candidate Donald … Continue reading
They’re not likely to refer to it to today, but in Nov 2016 the NYT reported this: WASHINGTON — The Islamic State has used chemical weapons, including chlorine and sulfur mustard agents, at least 52 times on the battlefield in Syria … Continue reading