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Saudi Arabia Strikes Back

16th August 2016 – Foreign Policy

Saudi Arabia Strikes Back

John Hannah

For those concerned about the fallout from President Barack Obama and his administration’s nuclear deal with Iran — the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA — the hits just keep on coming. The recent revelation that the United States handed over $400 million in cash to Iran on the same day that it was releasing four American captives is but the latest disturbing detail in the saga that has become Obama’s extended experiment in appeasing the mullahs. more...

Analysis & Commentary

24th August 2016 – The Jerusalem Post

Merkel party politician: Green Party minister ignored anti-Semitism at university

Benjamin Weinthal

A leading state politician from the Christian Democratic Union, the party of Chancellor Angela Merkel, slammed a Green Party minister in the state of Lower Saxony for failing to rope in an allegedly anti-Semitic seminar at HAWK University. more...

22nd August 2016 – Quoted by Sean Savage -

Will Temple Mount tensions yet again strain Israeli-Jordanian relations?

Jonathan Schanzer

Jordan’s King Abdullah II vowed to fight against repeated violations and attacks carried out by Israel and extremist groups on the Temple Mount complex, according to an interview in the Jordanian daily Ad-Dustour last week. more...

22nd August 2016 – Quoted by Elias Groll - Foreign Policy

Turns Out You Can’t Trust Russian Hackers Anymore

Jonathan Schanzer

Often, in war, mistakes are made. Sometimes, in Russia’s information war against the West, mistakes are made and then published for all the world to see. more...

21st August 2016 – Quoted by Vijeta Uniyal - Legal Insurrection

READ: German university student council resolution declaring BDS anti-Semitic

Benjamin Weinthal

Students at Germany’s leading academic institution, the University of Leipzig, have passed a resolution rejecting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and calling it anti-Semitic. more...