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The “Peace Conference”: An outright admission of failure

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The “Peace Conference”: An outright admission of failure

By Shoshana Bryen / Gatestone Institute The Paris Peace Conference was not as bad as it could have been. The British and Russian governments sent low level delegations. Some of the wording in UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2334 disappeared, and the assembled agreed to resolve “all permanent status issues on the basis of United […]


Merkel’s human rights speaker resigns over refugee policy

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Merkel’s human rights speaker resigns over refugee policy

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Merkel’s human rights speaker, Erika Steinbach, resigned over the chancellor’s immigration policy. She also left the CDU party. Erika Steinbach, who’s been with Chancellor Merkel’s CDU for 43 years, has strongly criticized the leader’s handling of the migrant crisis. She claims conservatives have been sidelined in Germany’s main ruling party. “Would […]


Settlement leaders invited to inauguration for the first time

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Settlement leaders invited to inauguration for the first time

From Jewish Press The heads of Moetzet Yesha – The Council of Judea and Samaria, received an invitation to President Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony in Washington D.C., according to a report in Makor Rishon. The invitation was passed on to them via the Chamber of Commerce of Orthodox Jews (US), who are connected to Trump’s […]


Mexicans are blaming “neoliberalism” for socialism’s failures

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Mexicans are blaming “neoliberalism” for socialism’s failures

By Ryan McMaken / Mises Wire Protests have erupted in Mexico in response to rising gasoline prices, which many believe will lead to higher prices in general. This all comes at a time of growing fears over a possible recession in Mexico in 2017. Rising gas prices come in the wake of sizable reforms to […]


Iran steps up threats to Israel, U.S.

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Iran steps up threats to Israel, U.S.

By Majid Rafizadeh / Gatestone Institute Iran’s threats against Israel and the US are becoming bolder and louder. Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is now repeatedly threatening Israel’s annihilation relatively soon. According to Iran’s Press TV, Khamenei recently stated: “The Zionist regime — as we have already said — will cease to exist in […]


America’s future looks bleak to academic, intelligence analysts

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America’s future looks bleak to academic, intelligence analysts

Robert M. Gates, a former CIA director, once said that when intelligence analysts smell flowers, they look for a hearse. The latest long-range intelligence forecast by the National Intelligence Council is a case in point. The NIC, an academic and intelligence analysis group, released a report this week on future global trends, and the picture […]


Christian clergy welcomes Islam in church, then bows to it

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Christian clergy welcomes Islam in church, then bows to it

By Giulio Meotti / Gatestone Institute There is a disturbing and growing trend in Italy and Europe. For the first time in more than 700 years, Islamic songs resonated in Florence’s Cathedral, the Church Santa Maria del Fiore. Under the famous Dome of Brunelleschi, Islamic melodies accompanied Christian ones. The “interfaith initiative” was promoted a […]


Since when did the Palestinians become entitled to a state?

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Since when did the Palestinians become entitled to a state?

By Ted Belman / American Thinker In 2011, Newt Gingrich said “The Palestinians are an invented people.” He was right. So why are they entitled to a state? In 1964, the Palestine Liberation Organization was formed to liberate Palestine through armed struggle. But it took years for the notion of a Palestinian people to crystalize.  […]


Rethinking Churchill

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Rethinking Churchill

From Freedom’s Phoenix Churchill as Icon When, in a very few years, the pundits start to pontificate on the great question: “Who was the Man of the Century?” there is little doubt that they will reach virtually instant consensus. Inevitably, the answer will be: Winston Churchill. Indeed, Professor Harry Jaffa has already informed us that […]