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  • Iran: Planning to Kidnap and Kill More Americans
    A leading Republican lawmaker, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), also the ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has pointed out that recent intelligence obtained about Iran's threat was extremely detailed. These are simply preemptive ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Thursday, May 23, 2019
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  • Russian Plans for This Week’s European Union Elections
    Russian President Valdimir Putin is actively cultivating a network of contacts in EU member states with the aim of building a pro-Russian bloc in the next EU parliament, one that will be active in calling for the sanctions to be lifted. Concerns about ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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  • Turkey: Erdogan Describes Armenian Genocide as ‘Reasonable Relocation’
    "What Erdogan refers to as 'relocation' was actually the genocidal deportation of civilian populations --mainly women, children and the elderly -- to the very interior of Asia Minor. These populations were not simply relocated to another place, contrary ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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  • Hamas and Islamic Jihad are Terrorist Organizations and Should be Treated as Such
    The leaders of the Palestinian Authority (PA) walked away from the negotiating table a long time ago and show no interest in returning. They have continually refused to do what the Trump administration has asked: stop funding terrorism. They have shown ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    2 days ago
  • Afghan War: Hope for Exit, No Hope for Peace
    President Trump should be lauded for working toward a withdrawal from Afghanistan, where 14,000 U.S. troops still remain. But he should not expect to leave behind a peaceful situation in the failed state, which is made up of a complex web of tribal ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    2 days ago
  • Spain: Surge in Migrant Crime
    "We have tasers, but they are stored in a closet because of political cowardice." — Spokesperson, Municipal Police of Bilbao. In Madrid, an elderly couple returning home from vacation discovered that their apartment had been "occupied" by African ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Monday, May 20, 2019
    3 days ago
  • The Intrepid Duo: Pipes, Father and Son
    "My main contribution was revealing the flaws in the détente policy and urging a policy designed to reform the Soviet Union through a strategy of economic denial." In other words, the USSR could be changed from within by raising the costs of its ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Monday, May 20, 2019
    3 days ago
  • Burkina Faso: The New Land of Islamic Jihad and Christian Slaughter
    "The assailants asked the Christians to convert to Islam, but the pastor and the others refused. They ordered them to gather under a tree and took their Bibles and mobile phones. Then they called them, one after the other, behind the church building ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Sunday, May 19, 2019
    4 days ago
  • Tehran Apologists Should Change Their Tune
    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif has acknowledged that.... if anyone notices the Islamic Republic it is because its leaders are or pretend to be anti-American. In other words, anti-Americanism upgrades a ramshackle and incompetent regime ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Sunday, May 19, 2019
    4 days ago
  • Turkey: Many Celebrate the Burning of the Cathedral of Notre Dame
    The official Facebook page of Turkey's pro-government daily, Sabah, for example, is filled with praise for the destruction of the cathedral. Sadly, Islamic supremacism not only targets the churches of Western Christians. It targets Yazidi, Zoroastrian, ... read more
    Source: GatestonePublished on Saturday, May 18, 2019
    5 days ago