Tag Archives: Israel

The Forgotten

How the language of politics and pressure for high TV ratings fails the vulnerable and oppressed. Hidden beneath the 24/7 daily news reels and reality show comparisons of American politics and the culture and social wars taking place between the Dems and GOP, the plight of those abroad has often been conveniently forgotten or whittled […]

Iran Deal proponents get a much needed PR boost

In less than a month since the mid-July announcement of the Iran Deal, opponents have spent more than $11 million in blitz ads and lobbying campaigns attacking the deal as a win for Iran and loss for the U.S. and Israel. The sheer size of the dollar figure being spent as well as the forceful […]

Israel’s schoolyard bully gets caught with mud on his face

After months of antagonizing rhetoric and mud-slinging, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself backed into a corner. His usual bravado and fire and brimstone warnings, complete with the ever-present ticking bomb sketch, have fallen flat on the ears of the international community. Standing alone and becoming more desperate as each day brings forth renewed […]

Ripe For The Taking – The Gaza Strip and ISIS Influence

Yesterday the Islamic State (better known as ISIS) released a video from its Syrian stronghold threatening to topple the current government, Hamas, and taking over the Gaza Strip. Their claim – that Hamas has not been sufficiently strict enough when it comes to religious enforcement. For those unaware, Hamas was originally a Palestinian militant movement […]

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