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Trump Expected to Advance Religious Liberty at the UN

September 23, 2018 by

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By Ken Blackwell  ~   Every year, without fail, the Islamic Republic of Iran is ranked as one of the worst countries in the world for religious freedom. Persecution of religious minorities is rampant and deeply ingrained in government institutions, and Christians are high on the list of those who are at risk, especially Christians who […]

The Immoral Foreign Policy of the “Resistance”

September 10, 2018 by

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By Caroline Glick ~ One of the constant themes of the “Resistance” — most recently restated in the New York Times’ anonymous op-ed Wednesday — is that President Donald Trump is “amoral” because he is interested in cultivating good relations with dictators. In the words of the anonymous op-ed author: “In public and in private, President Trump shows a preference […]

J Street

September 5, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~  According to The Times of Israel: The liberal Middle East advocacy group J Street excoriated the defunding decision, saying it would weaken PA President Mahmoud Abbas and make it more difficult for him enter formalized peace talks.“This decision continues the administration’s disturbing pattern of actions that ignore the recommendations of US and Israeli […]

German-led EU sides with Iran against America – CarolineGlick.com

September 1, 2018 by

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By Caroline Glick ~   Last Thursday, the EU announced it  was transferring $20 million to Iran to offset the impact of U.S. sanctions. EU foreign policy commissioner Federica Mogherini said it was part of a wider $58 million aid package to convince Iran to remain in the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — that is, […]

Israel and U.S. Team to Enforce Iran Sanctions

August 31, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~  Israel, US to form joint team to increase enforcement of sanctions on IranIsraeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and his American counterpart Steven Mnuchin agreed Tuesday to establish a joint team to work on increasing enforcement of the US economic sanctions on Iran. During their meeting in Washington, the two also discussed […]

Assad’s Iranian allies turn against him

August 27, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~  According to The Times of Israel: Pro-Iran militias turn on Assad, try to establish land corridor to Mediterranean Israel worriedly follows developments around key border crossing in eastern Syria, where battles between longtime civil war allies have been reported for first time Pro-Iran Shiite militias have been observed fighting Syrian army forces several […]

A Conversation with John Bolton

August 25, 2018 by

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By Caroline Glick ~ President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Ambassador John Bolton to serve as his National Security Advisor indicated clearly that Trump is advancing a national security strategy far different from those of his predecessors. On and off for decades, Bolton has held some of the most senior foreign policy positions in the […]