Goodbye Ankara

by Daniel Pipes September 2, 2011 Cross-posted from National Review Online Expelling an ambassador is the diplomatic equivalent of a wife ordering her husband out of the bedroom and on to the living room couch. It may be temporary but it sure stings. Ankara’s decision today to throw out the Israeli ambassador (who was anyway […]

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The Center for American Progress Gets the Financials Wrong

by Daniel Pipes September 2, 2011 To much attention, the leftist Center for American Progress just issued a report, Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America, written by no less than five co-authors (Wajahat Ali, Eli Clifton, Matthew Duss, Lee Fang, Scott Keyes, and Faiz Shakir). It’s the predictable leftist-Islamist alarmism about […]

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Golda Meir Sought Bombing of Auschwitz – Researchers

On September 3, 1941, the Nazis gassed to death 850 prisoners in Auschwitz. During the next three years, an estimated 1.75-million prisoners, most of them Jews, were murdered in the gas chambers there. Researchers from The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, based in Washington, D.C., recently discovered documents in American and Israeli archives […]

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Assessing Qaddafi

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online August 30, 2011 The world’s longest ruling head of state, Mu’ammar al-Qadhdhafi (the correct transliteration of his name), would have been ruler of Libya for exactly 42 years on Sept. 1. As he leaves the scene, his wretched reign deserves an appraisal. Qaddafi took power at the age of […]

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US State Dept Again Shows Bias Against Israel: Slams Congress For Funding Block of PA at UN

The U.S. State Department has slammed a Florida lawmaker for trying to block the Palestinian Authority from seeking recognition as a new country and membership in the United Nations in September. U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announced Tuesday she had advanced a measure to block U.S. funding to any U.N. member or […]

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Liberals Stirring Up Trouble in Israel: Clinton Adviser Behind Israeli Protests

Large scale protests / pop concerts dominated by secular Israelis are being held in Tel Aviv, Haifa and Jerusalem and will include free performances by well known artists. The protesters demand “social justice” and a more equitable economy but their exact demands are not clear. According to an investigative report by Maariv‘s Kalman Libeskind, the […]

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Israeli Navy Planning Unmanned Boats to Protect Against Flotillas and Invasion of Gas Fields

Israel will use unmanned drones to protect Israel’s newly discovered gas fields and is studying high-tech methods to stop future illegal flotillas. The Navy wants to be able to stop ships from breaking the country’s counterterrorist maritime blockade on Hamas-controlled Gaza but without a repeat of last year’s clash on the high seas, in which […]

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Majority of Physicians Don’t See Eye to Eye with the AMA on Obamacare

Obamacare changes the health care system in several ways that harm physicians. It also fails to address the pivotal issues facing physicians today—for example, low government reimbursement rates that fail to cover the cost of care, or the need for state-by-state medical malpractice reform. It should have come as a surprise, then, that during the […]

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