Hmm, where could all this hatred be coming from?

Hmm, where could all this hatred be coming from?

By Douglas Murray / Gatestone Institute Not a month goes by in Britain without some left-wing proponent of anti-Jewish racism exposing themselves. Last month it was the Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) that was found to be harbouring anti-Semites among its members. In recent weeks there have been a number of adult members of the […]

France: Jihad infecting Army, Police

France: Jihad infecting Army, Police

By Yves Mamou / Gatestone Institute According to a confidential memo, dated January 2015, from the anti-terrorist unit of the French interior ministry, France is already host to 8,250 radical Islamists (a 50% increase in one year). Some of these Islamists have gone to Syria to join the Islamic State (IS); others have infiltrated all levels of […]

Russia’s Syria ‘withdrawal’ is not a win for the West

Russia’s Syria ‘withdrawal’ is not a win for the West

By Aaron MacLean / Washington Free Beacon News broke on Russian state media this afternoon that Putin has ordered “the main part” of his forces deployed in Syria to “start” withdrawing from that country on Tuesday. The report was followed by near-immediate murmurs among Americans who are sympathetic to President Obama’s foreign policy that Putin’s order constitutes some sort of American […]

Palestinians: Laughing their heads off

Palestinians: Laughing their heads off

By Khaled Abu Toameh / Gatestone Institute U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Ramallah last week, and Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas and his top officials are laughing their heads off. Why not laugh? Biden arrived in the region hoping to persuade the Palestinian leaders to issue a “condemnation” of the reign of terror, […]

Putin orders surprise start of Russian military withdrawal from Syria

Putin orders surprise start of Russian military withdrawal from Syria

Claiming that his military escalation has achieved its goals, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he had begun the withdrawal of Russian forces from the country even as the Syrian civil war continues to rage. The surprise announcement left a number of questions unanswered, including the pace of the withdrawal and whether Russia’s air campaign […]

Islamic State closing in on Germany

Islamic State closing in on Germany

By Soeren Kern / Gatestone Institute A 15-year-old German girl of Moroccan descent stabbed and seriously wounded a police officer in Hanover. The stabbing appears to be the first lone-wolf terrorist attack in Germany inspired by the Islamic State. The incident occurred at the main train station in Hanover on the afternoon of February 26, […]

U.S. says North Korea rhetoric a prelude to attack

U.S. says North Korea rhetoric a prelude to attack

By Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon Escalating threats from North Korea’s communist regime are indicators of a future military attack or another nuclear test in the coming days, according to a recent U.S. intelligence assessment. Intelligence agencies issued the assessment last week warning that threatening rhetoric from Pyongyang in response to large-scale U.S.-South Korean […]

Iran: The deep state endures

Iran: The deep state endures

By Lawrence A. Franklin / Gatestone Institute Despite the voluminous and biased reporting about the conclusions that should be drawn from Iran’s recent Majles (Consultative Assembly) elections, the results signify next to nothing.[1]Hundreds of candidates are disqualified from running by the Council of Guardians (COG) if they are judged to be opposed to the current […]

BRAZIL – Corruption probes snare top politicians in recession-hit Brazil

BRAZIL – Corruption probes snare top politicians in recession-hit Brazil

In the throes of an economic recession, Brazilians are also facing a political crisis, with President Dilma Rousseff and other prominent leaders fending off allegations that threaten to upend the government. Prosecutors in the state of Sao Paulo charged former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva with money laundering, accusing the former left-wing president […]

Chinese militarization in S. China Sea aimed at rapid power projection

Chinese militarization in S. China Sea aimed at rapid power projection

By Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon China’s military buildup on disputed islands in the South China Sea is nearly finished and supports Beijing’s plan to rapidly project power in the region, according to intelligence made public this week. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper stated in an intelligence analysis for Congress that China is […]

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