It was only a matter of time before someone in the mainstream media–watching helplessly as their hero president was caught unprepared and unready for the uprising in Egypt (to the point where he reportedly invited former Bush administration officials to the White House to explain it to him)–attempted to let President Obama off the hook by blaming Israel.
A Primer on the International Institute of Islamic Thought: The Terror-Supporting Intellectual Façade of the Muslim Brotherhood
In March 2007, the State Department funded an exchange program with the Virginia-based International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT). The following month, the State Department sponsored an IIIT delegation of Islamic scholars from Southeast Asia. Three months after that, it came to light that government agencies had known the whole time what should have made the IIIT toxic to any government cooperation: They were an affiliate of the Muslim Brotherhood.
While the Guardian’s recent exercise in journalistic malfeasance and delirious narcissism drew attention for its clear determination to destroy both the peace process and the credibility of the Palestinians’ non-Hamas leadership, almost lost was another important revelation.
The Guardian’s editors subscribe to one of the most dangerous anti-Jewish theories about Israel.
In January 2001, the U.K. Guardian published a column called “Israel simply has no right to exist,” by Faisal Bodi. This was about four months after the Second Intifada began, and it called attention to the single most pressing challenge of the so-called peace process: that it is not 1967–the year in which Israel took [...]
Efraim Karsh has a typically incisive analysis of President Obama’s outreach to the Muslim world in the current issue of the Journal of International Security Affairs. It is not foremost our Western culture or democracy or our friendship with Israel or even our military presence in the Arab world that drives the Islamic–and especially Islamist–world [...]
This past weekend in synagogue, a friend and newcomer to the shul got her first “good Shabbos” from Sen. Joe Lieberman–and found herself just a bit flustered. But she is a conservative Republican and has spent most of her career around politicos, so what explains her reaction? It’s true that Lieberman has become something of [...]
In the wake of the attempted assassination of Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, commentators on both the left and the right have noted the parallels to the Kennedy assassination. On the left, claims about “right-wing” speech creating an atmosphere of danger cropped up immediately. On the right, it was noted that this was exactly what the left did after Kennedy’s death, and that in both cases there was no evidentiary standing for the claim.