Middle East articles


The apparently ‘un-newsworthy’ murder of a four year old Israeli boy

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, August 26, 2014 — One of the most oft-heard propaganda lines spewed by the Palestinians and their supporters since the outbreak of Operation Protective Edge is that the world unfairly views one Israeli life as equal to the lives of 1,000 Palestinians. This mantra has been repeated over and over in attempts to

James Foley murder.

The threat of ISIS and the murder of James Foley

CHARLOTTE, N.C., August 21, 2014 — For the first time in his presidency, President Barack Obama looked genuinely concerned while making his comments about the beheading of James Foley. It’s about time. However, even with the sincerity evident in his voice, Obama still got it wrong. Amid all the hand-wringing about who to blame lies