VITTORIO ARRIGONI-“ACTIVIST” WITH PRO-PALARAB GROUP KIDNAPPED AND KILLED BY MOSLEM GROUP IN GAZA “The Italian was killed by suffocation and his body was found in a street of the city of Gaza,” a spokesman for the Islamist movement which controls the Gaza Strip told AFP. A Salafist group of radical Islamists killed an Italian activist after kidnapping him in Gaza, a Hamas security official said Friday.Two suspected […]

TOP DOJ OFFICIALS ABANDON TERROR FINANCE PROSECUTIONS: FRANK GAFFNEY Misprision of Treason: Top DOJ Officials Abandon CAIR Terror Finance Prosecutions Posted by Frank Gaffney It is a felony offense to know or have reason to know that seditious activity is underway and do nothing about it.  The term used in the U.S. Code for such a crime is “misprision of treason.”  Counterterrorism expert […]

AUSTRALIA’S BOYCOTT AND DIVEST MOVEMENT SLAMMED BY KEVIN RUDD “It’s unproductive. It’s completely disconnected from the reality of Middle Eastern politics,” Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd  says of the Greens-driven BDS obsession that now is impelling the inner Sydney  Marrickville Council to throw away all items in its possession with links to Israel. (Hat tip: reader Shirlee) This BDS move, which conjures up distasteful images […]

THE MEXICAN CARTEL THREAT JUST INSIDE OUR DOOR: SIESTA TIME AT HOMELAND SECURITY? National Security: The Defense Department warns that the cartels making Mexico a war zone are operating easily here too. And a secret U.S. report leaked in Mexico warns of even worse. So why isn’t anyone talking about it? To hear Janet Napolitano tell it, as she did March 25 at El Paso’s Bridge of […]

A POLITE ENTREATY TO BRENT SCOWCROFT TO SHUT UP Please Mr. Scowcroft, no more pointless platitudes about solving Israel-Palestine If you want credibility it’s not a good idea to propose an Israel-Palestine peace plan in the Financial Times. But Brent Scowcroft’s latest offering is a waste of space in any case Please Mr. Scowcroft, no more pointless platitudes about solving Israel-Palestine If you […]


Geert Wilders back in court as first political trial in Europe since 1989 resumes in Amsterdam The trial of Geert Wilders resumes in the Netherlands again raising questions about Islam and freedom of speech The trial of Geert Wilders, the Dutch politician accused of insulting Islam, resumes today in Amsterdam with three experts on […]


Goldstone’s Three Partners in Crime Attempt to Hang On: Moral Bankruptcy in Action Contact:  Anne Bayefsky This article by Anne Bayefsky appears on National Review Online. Following Richard Goldstone’s recent retraction of the central finding of his infamous report, the other three members of his U.N. committee have clearly been depressed. The committee chair […]

BARUCH MIZRACHI, IRGUN FIGHTER, BORN HAMUDA ABU AL-ANYAN, REMEMBERED Memorial to be Held for Irgun Fighter who Converted to Judaism by Elad Benari On Wednesday, a memorial service will be held in Netanya, marking 63 years since the death of Baruch Mizrahi. Mizrahi was born 85 years ago to Mahmoud and Fatima and his name was Hamuda Abu Al-Anyan. His family was a […]


Let’s COIN Another Strategy: Pull Out Our Troops Now By Diana West Reading about another catastrophically maimed casualty of the counterinsurgency strategy (COIN) in Afghanistan, I was struck by a biographical note. This young American, now a triple amputee after stepping on an IED while on foot patrol, an integral feature of COIN’s hearts-and-minds […]

MOSHE PHILLIPS:Corrupt Illinois Town Employs Hater of Israel as Spokesman   When Karl Marx’s collaborator Friedrich Engels referred to the Roman statesman/philosopher Cicero as “the most contemptible scoundrel in history” he could have just as easily been describing the politicians and municipal employees of Cicero, Illinois. Over the last decade or so the reports of corruption and crime emanating from Cicero rival the other […]