Ted Cruz: A fresh approach to American foreign policy – and US-Israel relations

By: CAROLINE B. GLICK, JPOST— US Senator Ted Cruz, the conservative Republican firebrand from Texas, is running for president. Up until a few weeks ago, his candidacy was met with indifference as the media and political operatives all dismissed the viability of his candidacy. But that is beginning to change. The voices arguing that Cruz,…

Our Iranian Interlocutor- Ali Khamenei’s dark obsession with Jews and Israel

BY ALI ALFONEH and REUEL MARC GERECHT, Weekly Standard— Antisemitism has never been an easy subject for America’s foreign-policy establishment. Read through State Department telegrams and Central Intelligence Agency operational and intelligence cables on the Middle East and you will seldom find it discussed, even though Jew-hatred—not just anti-Zionism—has been a significant aspect, if not…

President Obama and Pope Francis Both Admit That Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

By: Adam Levick, Algemeiner— It’s been a difficult couple of weeks for “progressive” anti-Zionists. First, Barack Obama, during his interview with Jeffrey Goldberg last week, clearly suggested that denying Israel’s right to exist is anti-Semitic. More recently, it was reported that Pope Francis told Portuguese-Israeli journalist Henrique Cymerman that “anyone who does not recognize the…

Iran’s Supreme Leader Threatens Israel, Mocks US as Nuclear Deadline Looms

By: Lea Speyer, Breaking Israel News— Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took Israel to war Wednesday on Twitter. Unleashing a tirade against the Jewish state, Khamenei vowed that Israel would cease to exist in 25 years. “After negotiations, in Zionist regime they said they had no more concern about Iran for next 25 years;…