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Defending Fences: Israel’s Security Barrier Saves Lives

From time immemorial, security fences have been built around the world - often in disputed territories to disrupt terrorists, drug smugglers, and illegal immigrants from entering. No doubt, these fences often cause difficulties for native populations in the vicinities they are built. Yet it is only Israel's barrier that arouses the conscience of sanctimonious hypocrites around the world.

An Interesting Timeline not Found Elsewhere on Iran Protests

A report is also circulating that a top member of the clerical council in Qom has expressed support for the popular protesters. That doesn’t mean anything specific is going to be conceded to the protesters. But it does mean, at the least, that at least some on the council see a need to appease the people

80th Kristallnacht anniversary: ‘Jewish people should not have to question their future in Europe’

“Nobody should ever be afraid to go to a synagogue or wear a ‘kipah’ in the European Union. Today, as every day, the European Commission stands firm against all forms of anti-Semitism. We will continue to relentlessly fight prejudice and stereotypes in Europe.”

Migron Saga Goes On – For the Good

Recently, the court refused to accept the deal and annulled the Benny Begin agreement. In my opinion, this is a blessing that will lead to a better outcome for this community and for the future of other such communities in Judea and Samaria. Historically, the settlement movement in Judea and Samaria has always come out stronger when obstacles are put in its way.

Mahmoud Abbas’ Other Peace Process

Abbas's peace process will only lead to a Palestinian government or state controlled by Iran or the Muslim Brotherhood.

The One Jewish State Solution

The arrogant peace mongers, the ignorant purveyors of perversity, those that refused to acknowledge they were wrong refused to see that this was a war not peace – they, the disgusting peace pimps – shrouded in shame refused to admit they were wrong.

Analysis: ADL ‘Disturbed’ by Video Depicting Left-Wing NGOs as Foreign Agents, But Aren’t They?

The problem is that these organizations mentioned in the video are funded from anti-Israeli foreign sources.

Israel Preparing for al-Qaeda on its Borders

The past decade has shown that the al-Qaeda network thrives in failed states, setting down roots in areas where central governments no longer exercise a clear monopoly of arms or jurisdiction. From Pakistan to Iraq to Mali, adherents of the global jihadi movement are seeking a safe haven to set up training camps, plot terror attacks, and spread their fundamentalist ideology.

Baltimore City Curfew Helps Taper Off Riots

A 10 pm curfew and strong show of force Tuesday night helped restore order to most of the city, and put an end to riots in Baltimore.

Egypt’s Rising Crescent Moon

The most important question is how will the new Egyptian government conduct itself, when for the first time in modern Egyptian history ("Since the days of Pharaoh", in the words of the head of the elections committee) it represents the people in a fair way.

Jihadi Tourism Hits Europe

In Norway, for example, an ethnic Norwegian convert to militant Islam who has received terrorist training from al-Qaeda's offshoot in Yemen, is awaiting orders to carry out an attack on the West, officials from three European security agencies said on June 25. Although the terrorist-in-waiting is believed to still be in Yemen, even if he is found he cannot be extradited: under Norwegian law it is not a crime to attend a terrorist training camp.

Who Will Pick Israel’s Next President, the Knesset, the Press or the PR...

Nave and Golan are advisors helping Meir Sheetrit run for president. As professionals who lead campaigns and shape public opinion, they cite the press as a major factor in this campaign.

The Broader Implications of the Petraeus Resignation: Personal Behavior and Public Office

Originally published at Rubin Reports. General David Petraeus was the hero of the victorious surge strategy in Iraq. But he also has the distinction of...

Who Will Save the Christians in the Gaza Strip?

According to the Greek Orthodox Church in the Gaza Strip, at least five Christians have been kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam in recent weeks. In a rare public protest, leaders and members of the 2,000-strong Christian community in the Gaza Strip staged a sit-in strike in the Gaza Strip this week to condemn the abductions and forced conversions in particular, and persecution at the hands of radical Muslims in general.

Rubin Reports: Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan – An Anti-Radical Liberal Who Saw the Unfortunate...

Moynihan was one of the first people to try to deal with the lurch leftward of the liberal and Democratic streams that is now so dangerously dominant in America.

Bibi, Iran’s Nukes, and Military Force in a Changed Middle East

An Israeli strike could theoretically damage Iran’s nuclear program; only US can terminate program

Tax Tips: Why Does the AMT Tax Happen to Good People?

The AMT tax was designed to tax the rich; the group hardest hit however is the middle class

There’s a New Pharaoh in Town

Morsi has assumed dictatorial powers in Egypt. Courageous Egyptians are protesting that move, but Morsi has less compunction than Mubarak did, and we can expect the protests to be dealt with effectively. Those of us who said Morsi was an Islamist extremist who would quickly reestablish authoritarianism in Egypt – with a sharia flavor – were right. There’s a new Pharaoh in town.

Now They Are Slaughtering Palestinians in Syria

The world has become used to hearing and watching stories about massacres against civilians in Syria. But until recently, almost all the victims were Syrian citizens.

Israel-Palestinian ‘Peace’ Would Destabilize Middle East

Ironically, if Israel and the Palestinian Authority signed a peace agreement, the recruiting and encouragement of extremism in the region would be at far higher levels than it is now.

Egypt’s Power Struggle and the Fate of Christians

Egypt's Coptic Christian minority fears that the restoration of parliament, which will grant greater powers to Islamists, will be used to institute Sharia law and stifle religious freedom.

Israel’s Mythical “Isolation”

Only one Western head of government was among the ten African presidents present, when Kenya inaugurated its new president. That leader was none other than Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu

Germany: ‘Islamists Want to Bring Jihad to Europe’

Underscoring German officialdom's anxiety over home grown Islamic terrorism, the German state of Lower Saxony recently published a practical guide to extremist Islam to help citizens identify tell-tale signs of Muslims who are becoming radicalized.

The Non-Omnipotent US Presidency

The Constitution created history's most powerful legislature & inherent foreign policy power battle

Israel’s Socialist Dreams vs. Capitalist Realities

Modern Israel has developed into an economic miracle, as a result of economic liberalization, driven by entrepreneurship, innovation, investment, and the accumulation of human capital.

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