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How and why Israel is pilloried by the world Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2015/01/how_and_why_israel_is_pilloried_by_the_world.html#ixzz3QQxTqGJl Follow us: @AmericanThinker on Twitter | AmericanThinker on Facebook

By Ted Belman  In August of last year, former Associated Press reporter Matti Friedman published an essay in Tablet titled “An Insider’s Guide to the Most Important Story on Earth”. In it he highlighted how, and why, news organizations get Israel so wrong.  It caused quite a stir. On Jan 26 of this year, he delivered a speech at … Continue reading

Iran: A Real Threat

By Michael Curtis On January 16, 2015 President Barack Obama condoned a gross breach of diplomatic protocol. He allowed visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron to appeal directly to a number of U.S. Senators to reconsider their support for a bill imposing new tough sanctions on Iran. Cameron explained he was not instructing the senators … Continue reading

Turkey vs. ISIS: The Islamic State, Then and Now

by Lloyd Billingsley In early 2015, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or simply “the Islamic State,” as news organizations now have it, has escalated its murders, massacres, persecutions and push for territory. The rise of ISIS has been rapid, but it should come as no surprise to Western leaders familiar with history. Barely … Continue reading

Syria: ‘adultress’ survives ISIS stoning

An illustrative, undated picture of a woman in a niqab led by Islamic State members to her stoning after being accused of infidelity (Photo credit: YouTube screenshot) BEIRUT, Lebanon — A Syrian woman stoned by the jihadist Islamic State group for alleged adultery and left for dead miraculously walked away from the brutal punishment, a … Continue reading

Yazidi militia makes public request for Israel help

By JTA and Lazar Berman Yazidi fighters head to battle Islamic State militants, on the summit of Mount Sinjar, in Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (Photo credit: AP/Dalton Bennett) Lazar Berman  An official in a militia organized by Iraq’s Kurdish Yazidi minority has issued a public call for Israeli assistance. Lt. Col. Lukman Ibrahim, speaking … Continue reading

It’s Time for US to Take the Fight to the Islamists

By Jack David A headline from last weekend screamed that the murder of an ISIS hostage from Japan, like the beheadings of Westerners carried out by the group last year, was “unforgiveable.” Two weeks earlier, political leaders around the world expressed their outrage at Islamist terrorists’ assassination of the staff of Charlie Hebdo magazine in … Continue reading

Twitter Targets The Islamic State

Matthew Hilburn Twitter is targeting the so-called Islamic State (IS). IS and its supporters are facing “significant pressure” due to an increase in Twitter account suspensions, according to terrorism expert J.M. Berger, author of a forthcoming book on the militant group. Berger, who spoke this week before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said that … Continue reading