What Are Israel’s Settlement Blocs?

The term “settlement blocs” has been used in the Israeli-Palestinian theatre since at least the early 1990s, but came into common use in Middle East peacemaking terminology during the presidency of Bill Clinton. Semantically, a “bloc” is defined as a combination of persons, groups, or nations forming a unit with a common interest or purpose. […]

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Is the US Putting Brakes on Israeli Annexation?

Two developments in the West Bank raise questions whether the Palestinian Authority is gearing up for a third intifada. First, Palestinian intelligence offices in at least two West Bank cities have been ordered to hide sensitive documents ahead of possible anti-annexation violence. Israeli media reports say the last time the PA issued such an order […]

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Guardian Cuts Out One Key Fact About Annexation

Right about now, it’s all about the ‘A’ word. This week, Jews and Arabs protested against annexation in a joint demonstration in Tel Aviv. The Israeli government’s planned implementation of this aspect of US President Donald Trump’s Middle East plan has set off a torrent of criticism from governments around the globe, and media outlets […]

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Op-Ed Bias: Are All Opinions Created Equal?

There’s no such thing as op-ed bias because everyone’s entitled to their opinions, right? Not so fast. Newspapers publish opinion pieces because they provide a forum for public discussion. Should the city council defund the police department? Were COVID restrictions lifted too early? What’s the best response to the latest foreign policy issue shaping up […]

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HonestReporting Takes Legal Action Against Twitter and Ayatollah Khamenei; Ted Cruz Calls for Criminal Investigation into Twitter

Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei, the current Supreme Leader of Iran, is spreading hate and calls for violence against Israel and Jews.  That’s nothing new.  Except now the Iranian dictator is becoming increasingly active on Twitter.  These days “media” is not just print and television, but social media too; and that’s where HonestReporting comes in. Khamenei […]

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Oxymoron: Muslim Students Threaten to Kill Prof for Suggesting Islam Is Violent

BY ROBERT SPENCER This will teach those Islamophobes that Islam is a religion of peace: a professor is facing death threats for suggesting otherwise. Nicholas Damask, Ph.D., has taught political science at Scottsdale Community College in Arizona for 24 years. But now he is facing a barrage of threats, and his family, including his 9-year-old grandson […]

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Britain Reports Deadliest Day Since Start of Pandemic; Coronavirus Test Kits Contaminated With COVID-19

Britain on Wednesday reported its deadliest day since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with 938 new deaths. Scientists predict the country will enter the peak of the outbreak over the next week and its partial lockdown is expected to be extended by weeks. About 19% more people perished on Tuesday compared with a day […]

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