Contesting Corruption at the United Nations

BY REID SMITH, AMERICAN SPECTATOR— House Republicans have announced plans to introduce legislation that would allow individual member states to choose which activities at the United Nations they want to fund. House Foreign Affairs Chair Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is leading the charge for the voluntary budget measure that would also cut funding for Palestinian refugees, channel…

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Israeli Amb.: Palestinian statehood vote could end all PA agreements with Israel and the U.S.

  By JOSH ROGIN —  Foreign Policy — If the Palestinians go forward with their drive to seek recognition as a state at the U.N. General Assembly next month, all agreements governing Israeli-Palestinian and U.S.-Palestinian cooperation could become null and void, according to Israel’s ambassador to the United States. “We have a lot of agreements with…

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The Perils of a Remilitarized Sinai

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Under the terms of the Egypt-Israel peace treaty, Egypt is prohibited from deploying military forces in the Sinai. Will the Egyptian military be permitted to remilitarize the Sinai? Since Palestinian and Egyptian terrorists crossed into Israel from Sinai on August 18 and murdered eight Israelis this has been a central issue…

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The West Bank distortions industry

BY YOCHANAN VISSER and SHARON SHAKED, ISRAEL TODAY— There is no shortage of claims about alleged Israeli human rights violations in the West Bank. Most of these claims originate from Palestinian sources and NGO’s and are part of a disinformation campaign that aims to delegitimize Israel. This campaign of distortions, bias and, sometimes, outright lies…

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Gaza's terrorist regime must be destroyed

BY EVELYN GORDON, COMMENTARY— Today’s terror attack in Tel Aviv was unusual in that it originated in the West Bank, where a continuous, proactive Israel Defense Forces presence has virtually eradicated terror. In contrast, Israel suffers daily terrorism from Gaza, which the IDF left six years ago, and repeated “cease-fires” never actually cease the fire:…

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Silencing Critics of Islamic Extremism

BY DANIEL GREENFIELD, FRONTPAGEMAG— In a staggering expose, the Center for American Progress has released a 130-page report revealing that organizations which investigate Islamic radicalism are funded by money, not sunshine. One of the report’s authors, Faiz Shakir, was immediately invited to come on Keith Olbermann’s show to discuss this amazing discovery. The Center for…

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