‘Palestine’ and ISIS: Different branches, same tree

By LOUIS RENE BERES— Credo quia absurdum. “I believe because it is absurd.” Plainly, a Palestinian state – any Palestinian state – would directly benefit anti-American terrorists. Why, then, does the President of the United States effectively support a prospectively Jihadist “Palestine,” and simultaneously make war against Islamic State (ISIS)? In Washington, the issues of…

Why is Hamas smiling?

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— The Palestinian Fatah faction, whose leaders are supposed to be working toward preparing Palestinians for an independent Palestinian state, is currently embroiled in a bitter and violent power struggle between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his major rival, Mohamed Dahlan. This is a power struggle, however, that casts doubts…