Mennonites and BDS: A Lawsuit Amid a Legacy

by Edwin Black Ellen Koontz, a Kansas contract schoolteacher, is asking a federal judge to re-affirm the anti-Jewish boycott campaign begun by Adolf Hitler on April 1, 1933, openly adopted shortly thereafter by the Mufti of Jerusalem as part of the Arab-Nazi alliance during the Holocaust, internationalized against the Jewish State after WWII by the…

Tawil: Palestinians vs. Trump: The Battle Begins

by Bassam Tawil Although the full details of the proposed plan have yet to be made public, the Palestinians have already made up their mind: Whatever comes from Trump and his Jewish team is against the interests of the Palestinians. The Palestinians’ rhetorical attacks on the Trump administration are designed to prepare the ground for their…

“Allahu Akbar”: Islamic Battle Cry

by A. Z. Mohamed What the phrase “Allahu Akbar” actually means is that “Allah is greater” than any other god. When recited, it empowers Muslims, making them feel superior to the rest of mankind. “Allahu Akbar” has, in fact, been a jihadist tool since the early years of Islam. Muslims do use it in various benign situations, as well….

The U.S. Middle East Peace Plan?

by Bassam Tawil No American or European on the face of this earth could force a Palestinian leader to sign a peace treaty with Israel that would be rejected by an overwhelming majority of his people. Trump’s “ultimate solution” may result in some Arab countries signing peace treaties with Israel. These countries anyway have no real…

Gaza Strip: Breeding Ground for Radical Terror Groups

By Bassam Tawil Hamas is doing its utmost to conceal the truth about ISIS in the Gaza Strip, while the Palestinian Authority (PA) is continuing to pretend as if Hamas is headed toward moderation as a result of the “reconciliation” accord. Hamas presents itself as the sole and legitimate ruler of the Gaza Strip and…

EXCLUSIVE: Western Media Silent on Iranian Politicians’ Reactions to Trump’s Iran Deal Decision

In the wake of President Trump’s decision on Friday to de-certify the Obama administration’s deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran, the international community and media were swift to condemn the president’s “dangerous” and “dishonest” actions. Meanwhile, figureheads in Tehrān issued responses of their own which the English-language media either deliberately misinterpreted or ignored. While the reactions…