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Trump and Obama – Fact vs. Fiction in the US Middle East Policy

One year into his Presidency, Trump has dramatically reversed Obama’s policies in the Middle East. From appeasement of radical Islam based on wishful thinking to the realistic support of allies.
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Assessing the Islamic World’s Ho-Hum Response to Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration

Arab and western leaders alike responded to President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital with dire warnings of imminent uproar. That uproar didn’t materialize, so what happened?
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If Jerusalem Weren’t Israeli, Would Muslims Want It?

Journalists routinely describe Jerusalem as Islam's “third-holiest city,” and identify the Temple Mount as “sacred to both Jews and Muslims.” In reality, the Jewish and Muslim connections to Jerusalem are not remotely comparable.
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The Saudis and Israel

The Saudis are currently getting the military and intelligence cooperation they want from Israel. Public collaboration with Israel or concessions to it would be politically dangerous for the Saudi government.
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Why Is the West Financing Palestinian Terrorism?

The PA/PLO pays its terrorists or their family a monthly stipend for life, using funds provided by the US and Europe.
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The Truth About the New Israel Fund You Won’t Get in Israeli Media

The CEO of the New Israel Fund was recently interviewed by Yediot Ahronot. Journalist Nevo Ziv did not even try to hide or mask his flattery with questions that would make things difficult for Gitzin. Instead, Ziv presented his readers with four pages of flattery and softball questions.
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Man Banned from Facebook for Condemning Anti-Semitic Incitement

Facebook banned a man who fought incitement on Arabic-language Facebook pages and was blocked for "incitement" himself.
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The Coming Confrontation Between Israel and Iran

If the Israeli diplomatic move fails to bear fruit, Israel is headed toward a conflict with the Iranians.
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Three Doors Down in Halamish

This is an account of what happened in Halamish last Friday night, July 21, 2017, as told by a neighbor of the Solomon family, who lives three doors away from where the terror attack took place.
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The 'Palestinian' News You Don't See

The tragedy of the pro-'Palestinian' movement is its attachment to a single narrative: "Look at how wretched the lives of the 'Palestinian' people are," they tell us, "It is because of Israeli oppression." Because this narrative must be constantly reinforced, there is little room for real reporting about the failures of the 'Palestinian' leadership and the corruption and infighting that have caused the 'West Bank' [i.e., Judea & Samaria] and Gaza to languish.
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