When It Comes to Analyzing the Middle East, We Live in an Age of Idiocy

By Barry Rubin, GLORIA Center After more than 30 years of watching people write dumb things about the Middle East, I believe that in the last month I’ve seen more nonsense than at any previous time. The problem arises from ignorance, lack of understanding of the region by those presented as experts; plus arrogance, treating…

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Dig supports King Solomon’s temple

by Maayana Miskin (Israelnationalnews.com) Even as Muslim spokesmen try to deny Jewish claims to the Holy Land, archaeological discoveries have recently been coming in fast and furious proving the veracity of the Biblical account of history. Hebrew University archaeologists have revealed an ancient path in Jerusalem believed to date back to the time of King…

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MK adopts Israel Initiative

MK Zevulun Orlev (HaBayit HaYehudi) has adopted The Israeli Initiative’s solution to the Palestinian problem. Orlev participated in a series of interviews, in which Israel National News (Arutz 7) spoke to people involved in Israeli politics, seeking alternatives to a two-state solution. Orlev presented his vision for Israel, in which he recognizes that there is…

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Who is Rashad Hussain?

by Cal Thomas President Obama’s appointment of Rashad Hussain, his deputy associate counsel, as special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations, charged with safeguarding and protecting “the interests of the Muslim world,” should be of serious concern to Congress and the American public.…

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Arabs became refugees following leaders' promise

by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik An Arab refugee in Lebanon described in an interview on Palestinian Authority TV how he and other Arabs left for Lebanon from Israel during the 1948 war, after Arab leaders said their absence would be temporary: “They said: ‘A week, two weeks, approximately, and you’ll return to Palestine,’”…

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