Egypt Mediating between ‘Twin Terrors’ Hamas and Fatah

The Egyptian effort to mediate between Hamas and Fatah has resumed, Wasel Abu Yousef, a member of the PLO Executive Committee, said Thursday. Abu Yousef said that senior Egyptian intelligence officer Muhammad Ibrahim will meet the Palestinian Authority senior leadership under Mahmoud Abbas next week, and will also confer with leaders of other “streams and […]

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“Arresting” Lieberman: Journalism or Activism?

“Arresting” Lieberman: Journalism or Activism? On Feb. 22, Irish “journalist” David Cronin attempted a citizen’s arrest of Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman at the start of a press conference at the EU in Brussels. Cronin shouted: “Mister Lieberman this is a citizen’s arrest. You are charged with the crime of apartheid” while accusing Israel of […]

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American Bar Association Executive Council Vows to Fight US States New Anti-Sharia Law Measures

By Dan Joseph (CNSNews.com) – The executive council of the American Bar Association (ABA) is organizing an effort to actively oppose states that ban Sharia law. Included in the text of the ABA’s “International Policies 2010” is a section which organizes a “task force” to review anti-Sharia legislation that has been introduced in 14 states […]

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Gaddafi’s Fin de Régime

by Daniel Pipes February 24, 2011 Cross-posted from National Review Online: The Corner The violent demise of the Middle East’s longest-ruling leader – who came to office in September 1969, just a few months after Richard Nixon – stands well outside the mainstream of the region’s politics, but then Moammer Gaddafi always did. Gaddafi (for […]

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An American Dream, A Jewish Nightmare

by Prof. Steve Hochstadt A new internet cartoon is capturing public interest by explaining the sources of our worldwide financial distress. Using a clever South Park format, “The American Dream” reveals the hidden enemies of naive Americans, and others around the world, who yearn for financial independence – the US Federal Reserve and all national […]

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Did Iran ‘Checkmate’ Israel?

An Iranian grandmaster is claiming that he has taken back a world record in chess that was set by an Israeli last October. AFP reported this week that 28-year-old Ehsan Ghaem Maghami claimed that he regained the Guinness record for simultaneous chess games after facing more than 600 players in over 25 hours. He said […]

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