Tagged with Israel

Why Netanyahu’s Speech on Iran Matters

by Matthew Continetti February 28, 2015 12:00 AM It exposes the Iran deal as indefensible — and Obama’s politics as bankrupt. The emerging nuclear deal with Iran is indefensible. The White House knows it. That is why President Obama does not want to subject an agreement to congressional approval, why critics of the deal are … Continue reading

Americans had better pay attention to what Netanyahu has to say. So should Europe.

Prof. Phyllis Chesler Against President Obama’s wishes, PM Netanyahu will be addressing Congress about the extraordinary danger of a nuclear Iran. Obama’s administration wishes to deflect American concerns about the unenforceable deal it is negotiating with Shiite Iran by conducting a demonization campaign against Israel and its Prime Minister. I share Jonathan Tobin’s view that … Continue reading

Why is Barack Obama so Afraid of Benjamin Netanyahu?

Michael Lumish Barack Obama seems terrified of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu received an invitation to speak before Congress concerning the Iranian threat from Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, and he accepted. The problem is that Obama suspects that Netanyahu will stress the idea that Iran should not be allowed … Continue reading

#Iran to #Israel: We’ll Destroy Tel Aviv in 10 Minutes

By Ari Yashar Iran’s Revolutionary Guards fire a Saegheh missile (illustration) Reuters A senior figure in the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, Mujtabi Du Al-Nour, threatened on Saturday that Iran will destroy Tel Aviv in ten minutes if Israel “makes a mistake” and strikes the Islamic regime’s nuclear facilities. Al-Nour, who is a representative of Iranian Supreme … Continue reading

Kurdish forces repel major ISIS attack

An ISIS advance had brought the militants to within striking distance of Arbil (File photo: Reuters) By AFP | Erbil, Iraq Kurdish Peshmerga forces have repelled a major attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group southwest of Iraqi Kurdistan’s capital Erbil, officials said Wednesday. “The attack which was launched at … Continue reading

Hezbollah’s other war with Israel

Ana Maria Luca Hezbollah retaliated last Wednesday for the Israeli attack on the Golan Heights that killed six Hezbollah members — including Imad Moughnieh’s son, Jihad — and six Iranian Revolutionary Guards. However, with Wednesday’s exchange of fire in the Shebaa Farms, which left at least three Israeli soldiers dead and several wounded, Hezbollah reportedly … Continue reading

Copenhagen gunman swore fidelity to Islamic State

Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, the gunmen suspected of killing two people in Copenhagen over the weekend, allegedly swore allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, CNN reported on Tuesdays. In a post on what is apparently el-Hussein’s Facebook page just before the shooting spree in the Danish capital, he pledges “allegiance to Abu Bakr … Continue reading

Netanyahu Must Give That Speech on Iran

Rick Richman The importance of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s March 4 address to Congress extends far beyond its effect on his own country. That is apparent from the testimony of two former secretaries of state–Henry Kissinger and George Shultz–before the Senate Armed Services Committee on January 29. Kissinger told the committee that shifting the goal from … Continue reading