Weathering the coming storm

by Caroline Glick, Jerusalem Post Israel is endangered today as it has never been before. The Turkish-Hamas flotilla two weeks ago precipitated a number of dangerous developments. Rather than attend to all of them, Israel’s leadership is devoting itself almost exclusively to contending with the least dangerous among them while ignoring the emerging threats with…

Turkey joins Hamas to sue Israel over flotilla

by Israelnationalnews.com Turkey is working together with the Hamas terrorist organization to file joint lawsuits against the Israeli military officials who stopped a six-ship flotilla from reaching Gaza and violating Israel’s territorial waters.   According to a report published last week by the London-based a-Sharq al-Awsat Arabic-language newspaper, Turkish Justice Minister Sadullah Ergin said Ankara…

The New Wannabe Ottomans

by Victor Davis Hanson, Townhall A Turkish Islamic group — the “Humanitarian Relief Foundation,” often associated by Western intelligence agencies with terrorist sponsorship — orchestrated the recent Gaza flotilla. It was hoping for the sort of violent, well-publicized confrontation with the Israeli navy that later followed. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, immediately issued veiled…

A bogus deal on Iran

by Ryan Mauro, Frontpagemag.com Both Turkey and Brazil have grown much closer to Iran in recent years and have voiced their opposition to further sanctions. So it is not surprising that they have now come to the Islamic Republic’s rescue, handing it a lifeline on its nuclear program just as the Obama administration, after a…