Analysis & Commentary

13th May 2018 - FDD's Long War Journal

Paris knife terrorist swore allegiance to ISIS leader before attack

Thomas Joscelyn

The Islamic State's Amaq News Agency has released a video purportedly showing the young man who attacked several people with a knife in Paris yesterday. FDD's Long War Journal cannot independently verify that the person shown was responsible for the knife attacks. However, the footage is...

23rd March 2018 - FDD's Long War Journal

Islamic State claims its ‘soldier’ took hostages in southern France

Thomas Joscelyn

French authorities ended a hostage crisis earlier today after an armed man assaulted a supermarket in Trèbes. The man reportedly killed at least three people, including a passenger in a car he attempted to hijack and two others in the market. The Islamic State (ISIS) claims the perpetrator...

11th January 2018 - The Jerusalem Post

Germany Permits Iranian Regime Mass Murderer to Flee the Country

Benjamin Weinthal

Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi – considered a successor to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei – fled Germany on Thursday for Iran amid criminal complaints filed against him for crimes against humanity, after the cleric received medical treatment for a brain tumor.

10th January 2018 - The Jerusalem Post

Vienna police charge 3 men for waving Israeli flag at rally

The police are seeking a 100 euro fine or two days in jail for the waving of the flag at the December 8 rally near the US embassy in the capital.

10th January 2018 - The Washington Times

Europe’s Silence

Clifford D. May

It’s tempting to say that Europe’s leaders lack the courage of their convictions. But that would imply that they have convictions. The evidence suggests those days are gone.

8th January 2018 - The Jerusalem Post

German Politician Files Criminal Complaint Against Iranian Ayatollah for Mass Murder

Benjamin Weinthal

Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, considered to be a successor to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, faces protests and possible criminal prosecutions in Germany for his widespread executions of Iranians, which took place while he was the country’s justice minister.

22nd December 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

German Court: Marxist Party Cooperated with Palestinian Terrorist Entity

Benjamin Weinthal

The extremist Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany (MLPD) suffered a stinging defeat in a Hamburg court on Friday which ruled that a former German deputy and a weekly Jewish paper can state the far-leftist party cooperates with the Palestinian terrorist group PFLP.

15th December 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

PFLP Celebrates Jubilee Year in Berlin

Benjamin Weinthal

Supporters and a senior official of the internationally designated terrorist organization the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine held a celebration in Berlin of 50 years since the group’s founding. The German left-wing extremist organization “Youth Resistance Media” posted a...

11th December 2017 - Quoted by Caroline Glick - The Jerusalem Post

Our World: Europe’s War Against the Jewish State

Benjamin Weinthal

Europe is the epicenter of the political war against Israel. Europe fights Israel on the streets of Europe. Europe fights Israel in the corridors of power in Brussels, other Western European capitals and the UN. Europe fights Israel in Israel itself.

11th December 2017 - Quoted by Michael Rubin - Washington Examiner

Why Europe can’t be trusted to do what’s right

Benjamin Weinthal

There’s a peculiar tendency among many progressives and leftists to blame the United States for all the world’s ills. Consider Iraq: In the wake of the ouster of Saddam Hussein, critics of American actions suggested that the United States had killed hundreds of thousands of Iraqis.

4th December 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Victims’ Families On 2016 Attack: Germany Failed Us

Benjamin Weinthal

The family members of the 12 murder victims from last December’s Christmas terror attack, which included the Israeli Dalia Elyakim, published a blistering open letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Der Spiegel magazine on Friday, accusing her government of deeply flawed...

30th November 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Marxist-Leninist Party Sues German Banks Over BDS Account Closures

Benjamin Weinthal

The Marxist-Leninist party, according to German media reports, formed a joint campaign list with The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).

30th November 2017 - Quoted by The Tower

Italy Bars Entry to PFLP Terrorist and Boycott Supporter, Leila Khaled

Benjamin Weinthal

Italy has barred Leila Khaled, a member of the Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine terror group and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions advocate, from entering the country due to an invalid visa, Benjamin Weinthal reported Wednesday for The Jerusalem Post.

29th November 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Italy Bars PFLP Terrorist And BDS Advocate Leila Khaled

Benjamin Weinthal

Convicted Palestinian terrorist Leila Khaled was barred from entering Italy on Wednesday on the grounds that she lacked a valid visa.

26th November 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

German TV Pulls Plug On Roger Waters Concert Due To Antisemitism

Benjamin Weinthal

The German public television outlet WDR canceled its slated cooperation concert with the former Pink Floyd band member Roger Waters on Saturday because of a wave of protest against the singer’s anti-Jewish views.

25th November 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

German Judge Compares Israel To State Sponsors of Terror Iran, North Korea

Benjamin Weinthal

The same judge ruled last week that it was legal and just for Kuwait Airways to bar an Israeli passenger from flying on their planes.

17th November 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

German Banks Close Accounts For Marxist-Leninist Party With Ties To Palestinian Terrorists

Benjamin Weinthal

The Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany announced on Thursday that the Deutsche Bank and the Postbank shut down all of the party's bank accounts in Germany.

1st November 2017 - The Washington Times

The 100-year-old promise

Clifford D. May

On Nov. 2 it will be exactly one hundred years since the Balfour Declaration, the British Empire’s statement in support of the establishment of “a national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine, then a backwater of the soon-to-be-defeated Ottoman Empire.

21st October 2017 - Quoted by Radio Farda

US Not Opposed To Europeans Dealing With Iran -Tillerson

US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson says president Donald Trump’s administration is not opposed to European countries doing business with Iran.

20th October 2017 - Quoted by Agence France Presse

European business deals with Iran are safe: Tillerson

The United States does not intend to disrupt European business deals with Iran, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in comments published Friday.


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