Nobel Prize for Obama Backfires

By: Ronald Kessler If the Norwegian Nobel Committee thought it was bolstering President Barack Obama’s prestige in the world by awarding him the 2009 Peace Prize, it was wrong. From the liberal Huffington Post and Daily Kos to the Washington Post and the Times of London, opinion makers have denounced the decision as a joke, […]

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‘GOLDSTONE REPORT’ UPDATE: Protest New UN Anti-Israel Campaign

UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: Just Confirmed – UN Human Rights Council convening Special Session on ‘Goldstone Report’  Thursday in Geneva – the 6th time in 3 years the Council has singled-out Israel for a ‘Special Session’. ‘Goldstone Report’ Debate at UN Security Council Tomorrow  – Please join the thousands signing the petition urging the US to veto any UN action. October 13, 2009 URGENT […]

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Firefighters stood to lose grant to ACORN

By Audrey Hudson EDITORS’ NOTE: THIS STORY HAS BEEN CORRECTED. Nearly $1 million in Homeland Security funding typically earmarked for fire departments has been awarded to ACORN before Congress signaled that it intended to cut off federal funding to the embattled group. The grant to ACORN’s Louisiana office became public in September before the House […]

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Peace Process or War Process?

by Daniel Pipes Middle East Quarterly Fall 2009 When Barack Obama announced in June 2009 about Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy, “I’m confident that if we stick with it, having started early, that we can make some serious progress this year,” he displayed a touching, if naïve optimism. Indeed, his determination fits a well-established pattern of determination by […]

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Getting Serious About Honor Violence in the UK

While Islamist groups like CAIR deny the reality of honor killings — which typically involve a young Muslim woman being murdered by one or more male relatives intent on restoring the family’s “honor” after her “un-Islamic” deeds — the British government not only recognizes this scourge, but is taking action to combat it. For the […]

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Israel: As Fanatical as Iran?

Independent columnist believes that Israel is as “fanatic and aggressive” as Iran. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, a columnist for the UK’s Independent, regularly features on HonestReporting and its UK affiliate due to her propensity to describe Israel as a “racist” and “apartheid” state. Alibhai-Brown is also fond of taking pains to mention her many Jewish friends, as […]

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