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Demonization, American Style


Demonization, the effort to portray a political rival as an inhuman monster, has long been a means to mobilize public support. The ancient Romans did it. The Soviets didn’t know there was another option. While negative campaigning has long been a tried and true method for winning elections in the free world, actual demonization was fairly rare, particularly in the…

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The Muslim Brotherhood’s Foreign Minister


The responses elicited by the death of al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh were written hundreds of years ago. Blood libels — the practice of using the death of non-Jews as a means set up the Jewish collective for demonization, condemnation, ostracism and mass murder — may vary in their proximate details. But the substance is always the same. The…

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Twitter, the Supreme Court and the Progressive Revolution


America is in the throes of a progressive revolution. As historian Victor Davis Hanson has noted, progressives now control nearly every national institution. They control Wall Street, Silicon Valley, universities, local school boards, the teachers’ unions, the entertainment industry, the vast majority of the media, the Justice Department, the FBI and the U.S. military, and currently, the White House and…

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No One to Talk to in Washington


On Tuesday, Israel Hayom reported that there is a growing sense among Israeli and U.S. officials that the Biden administration will not reach a nuclear accord with Iran. To be understood the report has to be seen in the context of a statement made later Tuesday by President Joe Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki. During her daily press briefing, Psaki…

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Palestinian Terrorism Meets Israeli Paralysis


In the span of two weeks from late March to early April, 14 Israelis were murdered, and more than a dozen were wounded in five separate terror attacks in five locations countrywide. This is the highest number of lethal terror attacks to take place over such a short period in years. Israel has faced invariable terror onslaughts at the hands of its Arab…

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The Nuclear Deal is not Inevitable


On Wednesday morning, five Democrat members of Congress held a news conference to express their misgivings about the nuclear deal with Iran that the Biden administration is obsessively seeking to conclude, seemingly at any price. The details of the deal that have been leaked to date made clear that the nuclear agreement President Joe Biden and his team are eagerly…

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The Negev Two-State Summit


The “Two-State Solution” has made a comeback. That’s the main take home lesson from the Negev Summit this week. The final remarks of the four Arab foreign ministers, and from U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s remarks at the summit and throughout his visit make this glaringly obvious. All of Israel’s guests demanded that it be advanced. The so-called two-state…

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Becoming the Strong Tribe in the Middle East


In an interview with Fox News, former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained that the fight he led against the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran in 2015 instigated the strategic partnership Israel developed with the Sunni Arab states which in turn spawned the 2020 Abraham Accords. The Saudis, the Emiratis, the Egyptians and other Arab states watched Israel’s leader’s stubborn…

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Ukraine’s Lessons for Israel


In the months and weeks that led up to Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, Western powers signaled clearly that they were prepared to accept the disappearance of Ukraine as an independent state. U.S. President Joe Biden virtually invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to invade in late January when he said that a “minor incursion” would leave NATO flat-footed. German…

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Washington’s Betrayal Has Only Just Begun


Tuesday the Washington Examiner reported that Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, )IRGC( officers are actively plotting to murder former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton. According to the report, late last year, Bolton joined former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a former senior official who receives Secret Service protection due to “continuing, credible and specific” threats on their lives emanating…

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