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Hossein Salami, commandant adjoint du CGRI : L’Amérique ne pourra supporter une nouvelle guerre...

Lors d’une interview diffusée sur la Première chaîne iranienne le 3 novembre 2018, le commandant adjoint du CGRI, Hossein Salami, a déclaré que l’Amérique n’a atteint aucun de ses objectifs politiques au Moyen-Orient et...
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking with attendees at a Trump Tax Town Hall hosted by Tax March at Events on Jackson in Phoenix, Arizona. by Gage Skidmore Via Flickr

Speaker Pelosi can either reject anti-Semitism or tolerate it, not both

Speaker Nancy Pelosi did the right thing and spoke at a Women’s March event that rejected the anti-Semitism of national organization leaders such as Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory. But just days before the event,...
Kim and Trump shaking hands at the red carpet during the DPRK–USA Singapore Summit by Shealah Craighead. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Toward a Second North Korean Summit: Adjusting US Expectations

Everything is very simple in war, but the simplest thing is still very difficult." (Carl von Clausewitz, On War) Donald Trump plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sometime toward the end of February. From...
Lisbon Deputy Mayor Duarte Cordeiro hands Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai (left) the official Eurovision key chain at the City Exchange Ceremony for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Tel Aviv in mid-May, Jan. 28, 2019. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Israel gets ‘key’ to Eurovision, BBC rejects calls to boycott

At a ceremony in Tel Aviv on Monday, Israel officially received the “keys” to the Eurovision Song competition for 2019. The “insignia handover,” symbolized with the passing of a large decorated key chain, took place...
Juan Guaidó, who heads the national assembly in Venezuela, has declared himself to be the interim president of the country, ousting Nicolás Maduro. He has been recognized by the United States, Israel and many other democratic countries. Credit: Juan Guaidó via Twitter.

Experts see Israel’s support for Venezuela’s Guaidó as a ‘win-win’

A nation can tell that it’s on the wrong side of an international issue when a group like Hezbollah is on its side. So when the United States urged countries to back Venezuela’s opposition...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas is officially received by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Source: YouTube.

US Mideast envoy denounces Palestinian support for Venezuela’s Maduro

U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt condemned the Palestinian Authority’s public show of support on Tuesday for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, whom the United States would like to see replaced by the country’s...
Members of TIPH, or Temporary International Presence speak with Israeli soldier outside the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron on August 8, 2018. Photo by Gershon Elinson/Flash90.

Netanyahu’s decision to end international monitors in Hebron ‘strengthens’ Israeli sovereignty

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided this week that he would refrain from extending the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron, or TIPH, an international civilian observer mission that has been stationed...
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.). Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

House Democrats defend Tlaib, Omar amid anti-Semitic accusations

Despite anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric that includes support for the BDS movement from freshmen Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), House Democratic leadership has come to their defense. “Clearly, I condemn anti-Semitism,” said...
The Israel Defense Forces salutes Yom Kippur War heroes at an official annual memorial service for fallen soldiers on Oct. 9, 2011. Pictured is IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz. Credit: Sgt. Ori Shifrin, IDF Spokesperson's Unit.

Right doubles down on verbal attacks on Gantz following debut speech

Politicians from the right lambasted former IDF chief and Israel Resilience Party founder Benny Gantz on Wednesday following Gantz’s debut political speech on Tuesday evening. Education Minister Naftali Bennett said in an interview on Army...

Survivor’s son tracks down his father’s WWII story

Released for publication on Jan. 19, this book is a combination memoir and biography; a memoir by son Jack J. Hersch of his painstaking efforts to visualize and reconstruct the experiences of his father,...

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