Arab countries have never flexed their military muscle—and barely their financial muscle—on behalf of the Palestinians. Now, in 2020, Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and other pro-U.S. Arab countries base their national security policy on issues which far transcend the Palestinian one. These issues include lethal threats posed by Iran’s ayatollahs, the Muslim Brotherhood, Islamic State, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the spillover of the civil wars in Libya, Sy
In today's upside-down world, whiteness is not a pigment but an ideology that makes false connections between separate causes in the course of its toxic attack on Western civilization. In the current Orwellian effort to demonize all of Western civilization through the fusion of racism and colonialism, Jews and Israel are transformed into the embodiment of white supremacists who oppress Palestinians. Given that most Israelis are not white but are dark-skinned, this is absurd.
In the latest expression of the centuries-old comparison of Jews to viruses, a recent video on Iranian TV equates Israel to the coronavirus and calls on "the freedom-seeking countries of the world to join hearts [to] rid the world of this virus forever.” (June 4, 2020 / MEMRI) Iran’s Channel 2 TV aired a video last month titled “COVID-1948,” comparing Israel to the coronavirus. In the video, which aired on May 22, the narrator says that the world has been shocked that virus h
President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on Tuesday that boosts American efforts to promote religious freedom internationally by providing a $50 million annual budget for educational, training and advocacy programs. The order places additional focus on the Special Watch List of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) — those countries “which require close monitoring due to the nature and extent of violations of religious freedom engaged in or