Gatestone

  • European Union: A Massive Expansion of Top-down Powers
    An examination of von der Leyen's main policy proposals reveals that she is calling for a massive expansion of top-down powers of the European Commission. Her proposals would substantially increase the role of Brussels in virtually all aspects of ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    18 hours ago
  • Eat Iran’s Lunch Before They Have Us for Dinner
    Diplomatic efforts notwithstanding, the free world must realize that the threat posed by a nuclear Iran would be different from any other nation obtaining such weapons. At the very least, Iran, once it had both nuclear weapons and the means of delivering ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    19 hours ago
  • The Hamas-Iran Plan to Eliminate Israel
    "There are Jews everywhere. We must attack every Jew on planet Earth! We must slaughter and kill them, with Allah's help. We will lacerate and tear them to pieces." — Fathi Hammad, Hamas senior leader, at a rally near the Gaza-Israel border, July 14, ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Monday, July 22, 2019
    2 days ago
  • To the EU: Iran’s Mullahs Will Never Be Your Friend
    Despite these attacks, and attempted attacks, the EU, despite its ceaseless moral sanctimony, continues to soften its tone toward Iran, presumably out of a zeal for doing business even with a country designated the world's leading state sponsor of ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Monday, July 22, 2019
    2 days ago
  • “We Are Never Heard”: Persecution of Christians, May 2019
    "The assailants asked the Christians to convert to Islam, but the pastor and the others refused." So "they called them, one after the other, behind the church building where they shot them dead." — World Watch Monitor, Burkina Faso, May 2, 2019. "When ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Sunday, July 21, 2019
    3 days ago
  • Iran’s Trojan Army Faces Challenge in Iraq
    Although some of the groups involved have exclusively Iraqi roots, the "mobilization" as a whole could be regarded as Iran's Trojan army in Iraq. From its first days, the Khomeinist regime in Tehran regarded most Arab nations as artificial states created ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Sunday, July 21, 2019
    3 days ago
  • Time for Europe to Get Over The “Worst Deal Ever”
    Yet, while Iran shows no sign of scaling down its aggressive stance towards the US and its allies in the region, Europe continues to cling to the wreckage of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), to give the nuclear deal its proper name, in the ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Saturday, July 20, 2019
    4 days ago
  • The ‘Slow Death’ of Palestinians in Lebanon
    The Lebanese authorities' measures against Palestinians again highlight the discrimination Palestinians have long been facing in this Arab country. "Palestinians in Lebanon," according to a 2017 report by the Associated Press, "suffer discrimination in ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Friday, July 19, 2019
    5 days ago
  • Erdoğan’s American Gamble
    "Turkey's decision to proceed with the acquisition of the Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile system presents a serious national security threat to the United States and to our NATO allies. By purchasing and integrating a sophisticated Russian missile ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Friday, July 19, 2019
    5 days ago