Placing the blame

BY SHELLEY NEESE— Nearly nine years ago, on 10 May, a thirty-nine day terrorist-takeover of the Church of the Nativity ended.  The siege began when a gunbattle broke out in the Streets of Bethlehem between the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Palestinian terrorists.  Over two-hundred Palestinians stormed the Church compound.  Knowing many highly wanted terrorists were inside…

Liberal Myopia and the Reality of Islam

by Victor Sharpe Portland, Oregon, dodged the bullet last week when a Somali born American was arrested for planning to commit a horrendous atrocity during a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland’s Pioneer Square. Thousands of people attending the ceremony would have been slaughtered and maimed if the FBI had not replaced the enormous quantity of…

Terrorists motivated by ideology, not suffering

by Maayana Miskin, Israelnationalnews.com Contrary to popular belief, Palestinian Authority terrorists are motivated by religious and national ideology, not personal suffering, a PA researcher has found. The researcher, Bassam Yousef Banat, found that most terrorist killers were educated. Banat focused on PA terrorists who carried out suicide bombings. He found that most were educated youths…

‘Death to America and Israel’ Slogans at Muslim Hajj Pilgrimage

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, Israel National News Tens of thousands of Muslims chanted “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” at the annual Hajj pilgrimage, which the Ayatollah of Iran called “a symbol of spirituality.” The Arab Ahlul Bayt News Agency reported, “The pilgrims chanted anti-US and anti-Zionist slogans during the ceremony, also attended by…

Obama's Middle East failure

by Joseph Puder, Frontpagemag The results of the mid-term elections were widely considered to be a rebuke of President Barack Obama’s policies, specifically against his domestic agenda. His foreign policy failures, however, have not been scrutinized as closely. Yet, the ramifications of his failed policies, particularly in the Middle East, reverberate daily. The Obama administration’s…