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EU Leaders Guilty of Criminal Negligence

Criminal Negligence: The crime of causing injury or harm to a person or property as the result of doing something or failing to provide a reasonable level of care.

What Europe’s leaders have forced on their people is nothing less than criminal negligence. What is missing in European society that they feel a need to expose their citizens to extreme foreign cultures? Why do they seem to divorce themselves from reality? Do they not see, behind their armed guards and thick walls, that the people and their way of life are under attack?

By Ray DiLorenzo - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - Full Story

North Korean Situation History and Proposed Solution

Of course the current North Korean brouhaha is all Trump’s fault at least according to the propaganda megaphone and prime time indoctrination machine that is the ABCCBSNBCPBSCNNMSNBCNPR Cartel. But then again according to these Alt-Left AntiFa stenographers what isn’t?

To be effective all current events must happen in a vacuum. That way the spinmeisters can work their editorial magic and make everything fit their narrative.

By Dr. Robert R. Owens - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - Full Story

CBS pretty proud of Iceland for ‘eliminating’ Down Syndrome by killing everyone who has it

Don’t tell me again about the moral imperative to denounce Nazis if you’re going to let this slide.

As Rob mentioned to me when we were discussing who would write this up, the essence of Hitler’s eugenics program was to filter out children who didn’t have the traits deemed optimal for the Aryan race. Horrifying? Obviously. You’d have a fit if they started aborting babies for having brown skin, or - if there was some way you could tell - for being gay.

By Dan Calabrese - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Full Story

Reality vs. political correctness

An historical divide exists between short-term convenience and long-term national security. The former adds fuel to the Arab-Israeli fire, as evidenced by the litany of genuine Western (mostly US) peace initiatives – all of them failed, attempting to subordinate reality to oversimplification, frustrating expectations, and therefore intensifying terrorism and injuring Western stature. The only two successful attempts, so far, were Israeli initiatives of direct negotiation with Egypt and Jordan.

By Yoram Ettinger - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Full Story

State Department’s Recycled Report “Whitewashes” PA Violence

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The State Department recently released the “Country Reports on Terrorism 2016,” its annual assessment of global terrorism for the year, in which the report contains nearly identical language in defense of the Palestinian Authority (PA) for the 10th consecutive year. Instead of providing careful assessments of the PA’s recent incitement to violence, state officials have “recycled” parts of its old reports that “whitewash” and overlook the PA’s agenda for violence.

By Liberty Counsel - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Full Story

North Korea and Iran. The Nuclear Outcome of Strategic Patience

While American politics are in melt down mode over the Democrats almost yearlong obsession in trying to find a scintilla of evidence with which they can hang Trump on charges of colluding with the Russians, both North Korea and Iran have been busy getting on with developing their nuclear missile programs.

North Korean President Kim Jong-Un has blatantly carried out a series of missile tests that show their capability of launching a nuclear missile strike that will put the west coast of the United States within range.

By Barry Shaw - Monday, August 14, 2017 - Full Story

Trump, Israel, Jordan and PLO need to define Palestine’s boundaries

President Trump’s attempt to end the Jewish-Arab conflict could well hinge on Israel, Jordan, the PLO and Trump defining the boundaries of former Palestine under the 1922 Mandate for Palestine (Mandate territory).

Defining the territory within which the competing claims of Jews and Arabs must be resolved is a first prerequisite to ending a conflict that has raged for the last 100 years.

By David Singer - Monday, August 14, 2017 - Full Story

The North Korea Military - 2017

To understand North Korea (NK), we need to look closely at their military. They have spent much of their nation’s treasure on their capability to wage war, to the detriment of many of their people. 

North Korea currently ranks 23 out of 133 countries in military power. Their manpower, the backbone of any military organization, is important in any war of attrition. Some nations, although technologically powerful, cannot sustain a conflict for lack of sufficient manpower. NK’s numbers say they are ready and willing to sacrifice hundreds of thousands of their ranks to maintain a war of attrition.  Even with that in mind, a prolonged conflict would probably not take place. It would most likely be a swift and decisive clash.

By Ray DiLorenzo - Saturday, August 12, 2017 - Full Story

North Korea Vows Revenge For New UN Security Council Sanctions Resolution

North Korea is stepping up its threats against the United States in the wake of the United Nations Security Council’s unanimous passage last Saturday of a toughly worded U.S.-drafted sanctions resolution. In response to North Korea’s two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month, the new UN resolution bans North Korea’s exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. The effect would be to potentially cut North Korea’s $3 billion annual export revenue by a third. Member states are also prohibited from admitting more North Korean workers into their countries. These workers send remittances back to North Korea, replenishing the regime’s hard currency reserves.

“North Korea’s irresponsible and careless acts have just proved to be quite costly to the regime,” said U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley following the adoption of the resolution. “This resolution is the single largest economic sanctions package ever leveled against the North Korean regime. The price the North Korean leadership will pay for its continued nuclear and missile development will be the loss of one-third of its exports and hard currency. This is the most stringent set of sanctions on any country in a generation.”

By Joseph A. Klein - Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - Full Story

Trump, Israel, Jordan and Egypt can redress Obama - PLO debacle

President Trump continues to ponder the way forward to end the 100 years conflict between Arabs and Jews - as negotiations between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO)—stalled since April 2014—show no sign of being resumed.

Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority under the Oslo Accords and the Bush Roadmap - endorsed by Russia, the European Union and the United Nations - were consigned to the graveyard of history after PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas unilaterally disbanded the Palestinian Authority on 3 January 2013.

By David Singer - Monday, August 7, 2017 - Full Story

North Korean ICBM Tests: No Surprises, No Good Answers

While North Korea’s recent nuclear tests significantly raised the level of fear in the United States, they were not a surprise. North Korea, long a nuclear state, is a dangerous nuclear proliferator that has shirked international commitments. Pyongyang issues highly aggressive rhetoric toward the United States and its regional neighbors on a regular basis; it flaunts its nuclear capability and threatens to use it, and tends to share nonconventional know-how and technologies. And herein lies a link to Tehran: as Iran also remains motivated in the nuclear realm despite the JCPOA, the direct implications of North Korea’s activities for Iran’s nuclear program must be under constant scrutiny. The indirect implications for dealing with Iran’s nuclear motivation invoke the ability to rely on negotiations to stop a determined proliferator. The North Korean case of failed negotiations must be heeded when thinking about Iran.

By INSS -- Emily B. Landau- Monday, August 7, 2017 - Full Story

Losing and winning the Temple Mount

Last week, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his security cabinet caved in to the demands of the PLO and its partners in Hamas, the Islamic Movement, Jordan, Iran and Turkey by agreeing to remove metal detectors and other security screening equipment from the Temple Mount. The equipment was installed last month in response to Palestinian incitement and acts of jihadist violence against Israelis, including the murder of two policemen, at Judaism’s holiest site.

After polls showed 77% of Israelis felt he and his cabinet members capitulated to terrorism, Netanyahu issued a statement thanking US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner and Trump’s senior negotiator Jason Greenblatt for their help in resolving the crisis.

By Caroline Glick - Friday, August 4, 2017 - Full Story

UN’s Failure on North Korea

With every passing day, the United Nations is becoming more useless in helping to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis. Tough rhetoric and a series of resolutions from the UN Security Council ramping up economic sanctions on the North Korean regime have failed to slow down North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. This was evidenced again last Friday by North Korea’s second ICBM launch, following its first on July 4th. The missile involved in the latest test is said to be capable of reaching as far as the eastern portion of the United States, although there have been some reports of re-entry problems.

Shortly after the July 4th ICBM test launch, the UN Security Council held an emergency session. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said she expected a tough new Security Council draft resolution to be completed in a matter of days. Four weeks and another ICBM missile launch later, there is still no draft. While a UN ambassador from one of the permanent members of the Security Council told me that negotiations on another sanctions resolution were still ongoing, the ambassador did not hold out much hope for reaching consensus on tough new measures anytime soon.

By Joseph A. Klein - Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - Full Story

Socialist ‘superbody’, created in sham election, prepares to hand Maduro vast new powers

Tell me again why some of you think socialism is a solution to “income inequality” or whatever else you’re convinced is leading us to the downfall of mankind.

Right. The power of government is going to swoop in and correct the unjust distribution of wealth, which is only the way it is because some people undeservedly became “the winners in life’s lottery,” while everyone else was left with crappy morsels through no fault of their own? And because elected official serve the interests of everyone, while capitalist pigs only serve the interests of themselves, that’s why we can and should trust these dedicated public servants to take from the haves and give to the have-nots and make everything right?

By Dan Calabrese - Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - Full Story

Egypt uses “fatwa” kiosks to combat terrorism or spread fundamentalism?

For the past two weeks in Cairo, a resistance movement has been gaining momentum against a recent transgression by Al-Azhar Institute to insert newly constructed taxpayer-funded “fatwa” (edict) kiosks into every subway stop in the city. The trial began in one of the busiest subway stations—overcrowded and overwhelmed with chaos—where The Islamic Research Center under the auspices of Al-Azhar Sunni Institute placed its first kiosk. Acting outside the law that requires permits to construct and install kiosks, the Center plans to install in each underground subway entrance and exit platform a 50-square foot glass and wood cube in which three imams sit and wait for clients to walk inside seeking answers (“fatwas”) to their personal religious questions. 

By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah - Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - Full Story

Palestinian Child Terrorists: Children Who Kill and Their Adult Enablers

The wave of Palestinian terrorism that began in September 2015 – a wave of stabbings and knifings emulated in European cities – has a particularly grotesque feature: child terrorists.

Palestinian children who directly perpetrate acts of terrorism, including murder, violate the most fundamental of human rights: the right to life. The Palestinian adults who encourage Palestinian child terrorism violate one of the most fundamental rights of the child: the right not to take part in armed conflict or hostilities.

By Guest Column -- Human Rights Voices- Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - Full Story