Leading U.N. Critic Sees Political Agenda Behind U.N.’s Decision to Bar Her

By Patrick Goodenough, International Editor This screenshot from a video clip shows Anne Bayefsky speaking at the stakeout microphone at the U.N. on November 5, 2009. A U.N. security guard hovers behind her. (Image: Eye on the UN video clip) (CNSNews.com) – After being denied access to United Nations headquarters for two weeks, one of […]

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Maj. Hasan’s Islamist Life

by Daniel Pipes   The title page of Nidal Hasan’s PowerPoint demonstration for a medical lecture in June 2007, indicates how little interest he took in medicine and how much in the perceived contradiction between being a Muslim and an American soldier. As the Pentagon and Senate launch what one analyst dubs “dueling Fort Hood […]

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Out With the Occupiers!

Anti-Zionists say the Jewish claim to Israel is illegitimate because, before 1948, it had been nearly 1,900 years since Jews exercised sovereignty there – and it is absurd to argue that any group still has rights to land they last governed such a long time ago. But on what basis do they say the Arabs […]

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Israel Sends Swine Flu Vaccines to Palestinians

Israel delivered 20,000 swine flu vaccines to the Palestinian Authority ahead of the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. The Civil Administration in the West Bank, a unit in the Israeli Ministry of Defense, arranged for the entry Thursday of 20,000 doses of swine flu vaccine into Ramallah via the Kalandiya crossing. This year, Saudi Arabian […]

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Soldier Gunman Was Palestinian

From VirtualJerusalem.com: Speculation is rife in the US media about whether Army Major Malik Nadal Hasan’s massacre of 13 servicemen at America’s biggest army base, Fort Hood in Texas Thursday, Nov. 5 was motivated by terrorist ideology. US officials are tightlipped on the question, saying only the investigation will establish the facts. Witnesses among the […]

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Netanyahu Berates UN on Captured Arms Ship

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Thursday that the terrorist weapon shipment captured in an IDF raid this week constituted a war crime, and criticized the United Nations for its failure to respond to the incident. He noted the timing of the weapons shipment, which took place as the UN prepared to debate a report condemning […]

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HOUSE OVERWHELMINGLY REJECTS GOLDSTONE REPORT

With overwhelming bipartisan support, the House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution (H. Res. 867) calling the Goldstone Report “irredeemably biased and unworthy of further consideration or legitimacy.” The bill, introduced by Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Howard Berman (D-CA), the ranking member and chairman, respectively, of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, passed by […]

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CNN Waters Down the Israeli Response

CNN fails to provide any Israeli reaction to a flawed Amnesty report. Utilizing the “halo effect,” whereby because of their humanitarian focus, non-governmental organizations are insulated from scrutiny and are regarded as above reproach by the media, Amnesty International has published a report accusing Israel of denying Palestinians access to water supplies. Media outlets, including AP, AFP, Reuters, BBC, The Independent, Sky […]

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