Accusing Israel of inciting all the current violence

Aljeezera.com’s  “Israel provokes the holy city,” on November 9th,   gives a perspective of granting the Palestinians a free pass from their actions. That isn’t anything new.  Palestinian activists have learned firsthand from their western Marxist allies the best way to deal with history is to distort it, lie about it, and selectively use events to…

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Russell Tribunal on Palestine a closer look

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine convened on Sept 24, 2014 . Named after British philosopher and confirmed socialist Bertrand Russell should give an idea as to the direction this force moved on the question of alleged Israel war crimes in Gaza last summer. This piece is not to comment on the findings. We all know what…

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Can Middle East Christians survive without fighting back

The recent beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya by ISIS adds to the Christian genocide in the Middle East. And it is turning into the classic definition of genocide. As we descend into a rising Jihad and the Western powers are paralyze to do anything significant with it, Christians, more than any other  community,…

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Europe’s dilemma with the Jews

While the most recent attacks at a café in Copenhagen, Denmark and another senseless murder of a Jew in a synagogue were taking place, five French teens were vandalizing hundreds of graves in Saverne, France. Given the Charley Hebdo murders last month, the French might be the first western nation to lose its Jews on …

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The heroes of Mosul

  Disclaimer: In response to some who are concerned that this might endanger people behind enemy lines.  No one in this piece is compromised. All names have been changed. All stories about individuals are not current. All currently fluid situations are not discussed in this piece. I was assured by the Executive Director of RINJ…

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Review of “Fedayeen: the story of the Palestinian Guerrillas”

People who read history always want the newest released documentation, most recent interpretation, or newest insight into any historical situation. The logic being newly published evidence makes any account more relevant than previous works. All this is true and I agree with it. It is sometimes forgotten however, reading older history gives you advantages of…

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Escalating the Ukraine conflict: dangerous diplomacy

The Obama administration is now considering arming Ukraine with defensive weapons. “With Russian-backed separatists pressing their attacks in Ukraine. NATO’s  military commander, Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, now supports providing defensive weapons and equipment to Kiev’s beleaguered forces, and an array of administration and military officials appear to be edging toward that position, American officials said Sunday.”…

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Obama’s week with Islam

  President Obama made several moves in the last week that can only be described as disturbing for an American president.  He apologized for Jihadist actions by blaming current events on Christianity.  He held a closed door meeting with fourteen Islamic US leaders and won’t reveal specifics of what happened inside that room or tell…

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Review of “The Honorable Woman”

“The Honorable Woman” an eight hour English made mini-series premiered first on the BBC and then on the Sundance Channel in July of 2014. Currently, as of January 2015 it can be seen in its entirety on Netflix. It stars Maggie Gyllenhaal and was written, directed and produced by Hugo Blick. I braced myself for…

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Muhammad, the Jews and Jerusalem

Jerusalem does not hold the same significance to Muslims as it does for Jews. They say it is the third holiest city in Islam, but as this essay moves forward you will see that it is no more holy than say Damascus, Baghdad, Cairo, or any other ancient capital that has made it into modern times.…

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