On Sunday, instead of issuing an apology for what had been, at best, a blunder, and at worst a call to annihilate a country friendly to Australia, ABC actually hit back, saying Facebook user's accusations were incorrect and offensive.
YES program was established by Congress in October 2002, in response to the events of September 11, 2001 (when 19 Arab terrorists attacked two major commercial skyscrapers in downtown New York City, killing upwards of 3,000 innocent American civilians).
The American delegation is scheduled to arrive in the region at the end of August, and will include US peace envoy Jared Kushner, US Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell.
The White Supremacists have been haranguing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel (R-KY) about his Asian American wife, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, questioning her racial purity. Is that the despicable level of nastiness matched by Al Quds and its reporter at DOS? Where are the condemnations from our friends in the media?
It should be noted that Communications Minister Kara recently contacted GPO Director Chen and requested that the press cards of the entire Al Jazeera personnel in Israel be revoked on the grounds that the network was inciting and agitating to violence in a way that harmed the security of the state.
Unfortunately, due to one brave IDF soldier's interpretation of the rules of engagement, instead of meeting his righteous sentence, Omar al-Jalil will linger for years as a guest of the Israeli taxpayers in security prison, enhancing his killing skills and awaiting the next prisoner swap.