Pompeo, the coronavirus and the “risks” of sovereignty

By Caroline Glick, JPost— Biblical archaeology: another casualty of the coronavirusOn Sunday, Saudi journalist Abdelhameed Al-Ghoban gave an interview to the BBC in Arabic. His remarks, which were translated by MEMRI, were devoid of nuance. “Today, the public is informed. There is a deluge against the Palestinian cause. It is no longer just public support…

Don’t Bail Out Tehran’s Precision Guided Munitions Project

By Jonathan Schanzer and Bradley Bowman, Real Clear Defense— Iran, amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, is demanding sanctions relief. Lebanon, too, is looking for a financial bailout after defaulting on a Eurobond. Neither should get the financial aid they are requesting. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its terrorist proxy Hezbollah in Lebanon are undertaking…

Antisemitic incidents in Colorado continue to rise as attacks against American Jews reach all-time highs, new report shows

By Sam Tabachnik, Denver Post— Antisemitic incidents in Colorado increased by 56% last year, as attacks against America’s Jewish population reached all-time highs, the Anti-Defamation League found in its 2019 annual report. The 2019 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents found 61 acts against Jews in Colorado, up from a previous peak of 57 incidents in 2017.…

International Kangaroo Court to Investigate Israel for War Crimes

By Lawrence A. Franklin, Gatestone Institute— The International Criminal Court (ICC) appears ready to begin an investigation of alleged war crimes committed by Israeli soldiers against Arab civilian citizens of Gaza, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem. Fatou Bensouda, the ICC’s Chief Prosecutor, announced on April 30 that she would proceed with the investigation if…

Abbas: ‘If Israel annexes a single centimeter, all agreements with Israel, US canceled’

By JNS— If Israel annexes “even a single centimeter” of land in Judea and Samaria and the Jordan Valley, the Palestinian Authority will consider itself no longer bound by any of the agreements it has signed with Israel or the United States, said P.A. leader Mahmoud Abbas last week. In an address posted to Palestine…