Obama and Barak discuss dwindling anti-Iran strike options as the US exits Iraq

BY DEBKAFILE— US President Barack Obama’s half-hour tête-a- tête with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak in Washington Friday, Dec. 16, was vitally concerned with the coming steps in the Syrian showdown and the latest developments in the controversy over Iran’s nuclear weapons program, debkafile’s Washington and intelligence sources report. Their conference was urgent because key…

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Video: North Korea Was and Is Connected to Terror Against Israel

BY ELAD BENARI AND YONI KEMPINSKI, ARUTZ 7— While the death of North Korea’s leader in the past 17 years, Kim Jong Il, may seem like it is not connected to Israel, Attorney Nitzana Darshan-Leitner who heads the Shurat HaDin organization, reminded on Monday of the connection between North Korea and terrorism in the Middle…

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Speaker Gingrich’s “Newtonian” logic

BY VICTOR SHARPE— The more things change, the more they stay the same. Nothing could attest to that fact more than the Israel-Arab conflict, which in reality is the Israel-Islamist conflict. This is not a territorial dispute between Israel and those Arabs who call themselves Palestinians, though it is framed as such.  No, the stark…

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A Proclamation for Truth in the Mid-East Conflict

Sponsored by The Jerusalem Connection, Int’l EMET (Endowment for Middle East Truth) Whether or not you support  the candidacy of Newt Gingrich, one must applaud him for having the courage to say it like it is regarding the so called, “Palestinians”, when he said “we have invented the Palestinian people, who are in fact Arabs…

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The deception of "Chrislam"

BY ERIC BARGER, TAKE A STAND— Chrislam, which purports to join Islam and Christianity into one harmonious, synthesized religion, is fast becoming a rallying point in some American church circles. Under the leadership of something called “Faith Shared,” two organizations, Interfaith Alliance and Human Rights First, spearheaded an event loosely called “Chrislam Sunday” on June…

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'Frustrated' Obama defends record on Israel

BY NIV ELIS, JPOST— US President Barack Obama courted Jewish voters and defended his record on Israel in a fiery keynote address to the Union for Reform Judaism outside Washington, DC on Friday. “No US administration has done more in support of Israel’s security than ours. None. Don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. It is…

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Violent rioters and media goons

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— On Monday night, hooligans identified with the national religious camp staged three unlawful, and in at least one case violent, protests against the IDF. First, several dozen people surrounded by hundreds of reporters pretended to set up a new settlement along the border with Jordan. Their aim was to protest Jordan’s…

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Video: Silent Night for Christians

The U.S. Commission of International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is scheduled to close for good tomorrow. Created in 1998, the USCIRF provides recommendations to the State Department and acts as a watch dog on international religious freedom. “…f you eliminate USCIRF, you send a terrible signal internationally that we are less concerned about religious freedom,” Chris…

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