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Miscellaneous | Opinion

The real reason Amber Guyger was convicted

It’s the rare case of a police officer being held accountable for taking a black life. And it tells us a lot about juries.

Politics | Politics

The War on Common Sense – American Greatness

When Thomas Paine appealed to “common sense” to make the case for American independence, it probably never crossed his mind that there would ever be a need to make the case for common sense itself, at least not in America. But common-sense thinking has fa

Politics | Op-Ed

Did We Learn the Lesson of 9/11? | Daily Wire

It's now been nearly a full generation since September 11, 2001. There are people currently serving in the U.S.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Chipping away at choice

If I’m to believe those who know what they’re talking about, it’s not a matter of if the Supreme Court will take up a case that restricts or even bans certain kinds of abortions, it’s a matter of when.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Freedom from religious discrimination

In this current socio-political climate, it’s become increasingly difficult to have certain conversations without them devolving into arguments.

Politics | POLITICS

The Political Perils Of Supporting Israel

Long before Donald Trump came around, conservative Jews argued that Jewish Democrats would have to deal with the anti-Israel faction in their party.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

An Israeli Victory Is Necessary if Peace Is to Be Achieved

Palestinians gather near the Israel-Gaza Strip border fence, east of Gaza City, May 15, 2019. Photo: Reuters / Mohammed Salem. …

Politics | Politics

Victor Davis Hanson: Biden and Booker threats to punch out Trump no laughing matter

Those who brag of wanting to violently attack the president should worry about where their boasts will lead.

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - Israel: How and Why we are Losing the Cognitive War

The long war against Jewish sovereignty in the Land of Israel has been going on since before the founding of the state. The identity of our enemies varies depending on their ability to fight at any given time and other factors, but – with one important exception that I will discuss later – they are drawn from the Arab and Muslim nations in our region.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Why millennials will miss Boomers when they're gone

Millennials mock Boomers as out-of-touch reactionaries. But we have lost a way of thinking they pioneered

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Soldiers talk about what they saw and did in Iraq

Why don't soldiers get to be on CNN, FOX NEWS, MSNBC? They are the only people who really know what's going on. Why doesn't the media interview them? Once th...

Politics | Politics

Progressives Discard the Truth to Demonize Israel

Progressives have made hatred of the world's only Jewish state part of their moral and political doctrines.

Politics | Op-Ed

How Hard Can It Possibly Be For Democrats To Denounce Antifa? | Daily Wire

If an elected Republican refused to properly condemn a vile group of domestic terrorists that bears the faintest trace of purported relation to the political Right, one is left to ponder just how scathing and pervasive the media onslaught against the elec

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Why The Palestinian Problem Is Dying of Natural Causes

"West Bank grows calmer as pocketbook issues take priority of protests" is the headline of a New York Times story today. It seems that the Palestinian jihadists of the old intifadas are more concerned about making a living than killing Israelis. Writes re

Politics | Donald Trump

The Master Of Reality: Street Smarts in the White House – American Greatness

President Trump went to an Ivy League school, but he came out still talking like a New Yorker, with his street smarts intact. What does it mean to have street smarts? It’s knowledge of how to spot trouble coming, how to cope with mean bastards, and

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Americans Shouldn’t Have to Drive, but the Law Insists on It

The automobile took over because the legal system helped squeeze out the alternatives.

Music | Music

Local hardcore scene sees benefits in banding together

For years, the San Diego music scene has often been fractured, with bands struggling to find an audience as they compete for booking to open for larger touring acts.

Politics | Op-Ed

A ‘Green Book’ for Conservatives? – American Greatness

Last year, an Oscar-winning movie made known to many of us what the “Green Book” was—a guidebook listing accommodations for the African American traveler during the days of Jim Crow segregation. 

Today, I fear, we may need a

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Nike's Capitulation To Kaepernick Matters

By bowing to Colin Kaepernick’s objections, Nike is helping to normalize the brittle sensitivities of social justice warriors.

Politics | Op-Ed

Of Course the Census Should Ask a Citizenship Question | The Heritage Foundation

It’s being described as a loss, but the Trump administration actually won a partial victory Thursday in the lawsuits filed to prevent the reinstatement of a citizenship question on the U.S. Census.

We need accurate information on our population — includi

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

WALSH: Antifa Punks Brutally Assaulted A Journalist. Here's The Real Reason Why Democrats Still Refuse To Condemn Them.

Over the weekend, a gang of violent, fascist cowards ironically known as Antifa gathered for a violent riot in downtown Portland. Every Antifa gathering is a violent riot. The group exists for no other purpose than to stage these riots. This one was even

Politics | Election: 2020

Adam Brandon: Either 72 percent of Americans are wrong or 10 Dem 2020 hopefuls are -- My money is on the Dems

​​​​​​​Americans know economic prosperity when they see it, and they don’t need a field of out-of- touch, big government Democrats starring in a version of “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” 

Politics | Politics

He’s not going to resign. Time to expel

Duncan Hunter Jr. needs to resign. Of course, that’s not going to happen.

Politics | Op-Ed

Prager: Clarity About Nationalism – American Greatness

In order to make arguments for nationalism, we have to define it.

The first definition in Merriam-Webster is "loyalty and devotion to a nation." But in a second paragraph, it adds, "especially: a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above

Politics | Politics

When it comes to local politics, we’re all Eggburt

But are we not all Eggburts? Don’t we all dream of flying first class gratis? Aren’t some of today’s woes tempered by a good chomp on a proverbial carrot?

News | News

Opinion: The 'Filthy And Uncomfortable Circumstances' Of Detained Migrant Children

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the unsanitary conditions for detained migrant children in border detention facilities.

Politics | Op-Ed

The Democrats Dangerous Derangement – American Greatness

America cannot continue as a republic without the acceptance that one party routinely will be turned out of office. Democrats no longer accept that bedrock principle of American liberty. They see themselves as the only party entitled to govern. “Trump Der

Politics | Politics

To Avoid War With Iran, Democrats and Europe Should Support Trump - Bloomberg

The regime’s leaders are the only ones who should be made to answer for Iran’s campaign of terror.

News | News

Horton Plaza: What could have been

But I’m not here to lament the repugnant idea of having bro-friendly skateparks and break areas among Horton Plaza’s iconic, postmodernist design. Rather, I just want to say that I will miss it.

Politics | Op-Ed

Leftism Makes People Meaner: Reflections on the Torture of Paul Manafort | News and Politics

The sadistic treatment of Paul Manafort illustrates something I have believed since I attended graduate school in the 1970s and saw the behavior of left-wing students: Leftism makes people meaner. There are kind and mean conservatives and kind and mean li

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Duncan Hunter’s down with war crimes

There was a time, not so long ago, when a member of Congress admitting to posing for a selfie with the dead body of someone he’d killed in combat would have been a national scandal.

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

America Has Become a Place Where Spoiled Children Paying $60,000 Tuition Consider Themselves 'Victims'

"I don't feel safe," says a Harvard student in a video. What threatens her? The dean of her Harvard dormitory, law professor Ronald Sullivan, agreed to be part of accused sexual harasser Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team. Sullivan and his wife were de

Politics | Op-Ed

BOZELL & GRAHAM: Jeff Daniels And The Arrogance Of The Left

The actor Jeff Daniels is now the toast of Broadway for his leading role in the Southern civil rights tale "To Kill a Mockingbird," adapted for the stage by leftist screed-writer Aaron Sorkin. Harper Lee's book has been recalibrated for the Trump era.

Politics | Op-Ed

With The 'Equality Act,' The Democratic Party Has Again Proven That It Is An Anti-Science, Anti-Woman Cult

On Friday, the House passed the Equality Act, which ostensibly outlaws "discrimination" based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Every Democrat voted in favor of the radical, anti-science bill.

Politics | Antisemitism

Don’t Give Anti-Semites What They Seek | Jewish Journal

When you look at a rabbi with a white beard wearing a black hat, a long black coat and a gartl, what do you see? Anti-Semites see a refugee from the

Politics | Op-Ed

Why The So-Called Equality Act Is A Bait-and-Switch Power Grab

The ‘Equality’ Act doesn’t protect anybody. It undermines human freedom and dignity by legally stripping Americans across the board of inalienable rights.

Politics | Opinion

How Bibi Did It:
The West’s most successful politician scores again

Watching Benjamin Netanyahu win elections has become so customary that it is easy to miss the profound significance of his April 9 victory. When Netanyahu lost to Ehud Barak in 1999—the last time he was booted from office in an election—the Labor Party alliance won 26 seats.

Politics | Politics

Thoughts from a hipster coffee shop… - Alpha News

My generation is becoming the largest voting bloc in the country. We have an opportunity to continue to propel us forward with the gifts capitalism and democracy has given us. The other option is that we can fall into the trap of entitlement and relapse into restrictive socialist destitution. The choice doesn’t seem too hard, does it?

News | Israel/Jewish Community

It's time for a 'Congressional Jewish Caucus'

Politicians in both parties now traffic in dangerous anti-Semitic tropes with relative impunity.

Politics | Opinion

Analysis: AIPAC's moment to step back from two-state solution

AIPAC conference registered a first. It invited to speak an official representative from across the Green Line. Will it signal a more open position by the pro-Israel lobbying giant toward the Arab-Israel conflict?

Politics | Op-Ed

The College Admissions Scandal Proves Yet Again That ‘Higher Education’ Is A Giant Scam

As you’ve probably heard, a bunch of rich people have been charged with bribing college officials in order to get their children into various top universities.

Politics | Op-Ed

No, Your Politics And Morality Are Not Superior If Children Endorse Them

The only thing more insufferable than child activists prodded along by cynical cultists are adults nodding as if they are listening to Socratic wisdom.

Politics | Op-Ed

Jussie Smollett and the Hard Lessons about Facts and Assumptions | National Review

As Jussie Smollett’s case enters its last act, the cracks in his initial story are further deepened, suggesting that what started as an alleged hate crime likely never happened.

Politics | Op-Ed

AOC: The Perfect Graduate of Today's Biased Colleges

Reforming our educational system is the most important mission of our time.

Politics | Op-Ed

Publishing Stupid 'Hot Takes' Is Why We Can't Have National Discussions

Is there any American newsroom left that has the good sense not to publish outlandish hot takes on hot-button issues? Where?

Politics | Opinion

Termites, Bigots and GOATs: Rationalizing Complicity with Anti-Semitism

Consider the front page story in the New York Times Sunday Review, which singled out the Palestinian issue as "one of the great moral challenges of our time" -- ignoring Syria, Ukraine, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Chechnya, Tibet, Cyprus and many far greater

Politics | Op-Ed

The Right Should Reject Tucker Carlson’s Victimhood Populism | National Review

Carlson accurately identifies certain maladies, but they are maladies that public policy can’t cure.

Politics | Interesting Links

The only way to unify America is to kick California out

The 2000 election was boring. With both candidates trying to out-moderate each other, they were almost indistinguishable. The biggest breach of civility was Democratic candidate Al Gore’s very practiced sighing during the debates. The campaign did not b

Politics | Op-Ed

Prager: What the Tree of Life Synagogue Massacre Means

The dishonest now have the Pittsburgh massacre to blame on Trump.

Politics | Op-Ed

DNA Doesn’t Define Who We Really Are | National Review

Should we cast aside our family heritage because of a pie chart on a DNA test?

Politics | Op-Ed

Stop Apologizing for Our History | National Review

Today’s ill-informed critics of Churchill would be speaking German if he had not led the fight against Hitler.

Politics | Donald Trump

Trump the Indestructible | National Review

The fact that the learned anti-Trump clarion call has become so faint is a persuasive barometer of the pre-electoral weather.

News | News

‘He would be the first to kneel’: Pat Tillman exploited to attack Kaepernick, biographer says

The death of Pat Tillman has been used to strengthen political talking points since he was killed in 2004.

Politics | Media Bias

David French: The Ideological Blindness at the Heart of Media Bias | National Review

Most mainstream-media newsrooms are overwhelmingly populated by progressives who think alike.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why I'm boycotting Nike: Get woke and go broke

Nike should understand that sports represents the best of America, not the loudest and most divisive protester.

Politics | Politics

The Democratic Party versus the Jewish People (Michael Lumish) ~ Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News

I understand that most American Jews do not want to hear this message, but there is no getting away from certain obvious political truths.

Politics | Opinion

U.S. is Taking an Axe to the "Peace Process." That’s Good. – Jewish Policy Center

The Trump administration has restored the United States to the position of honest broker – emphasis on “honest” – and taken a hatchet to a series of fantasies underlying the notion of an Israeli-Palestinian “peace process.”  

Politics | Op-Ed

How to Think about Privilege | National Review

Progressives misuse the term “white” as a catch-all for everything they dislike.

Politics | Politics

Wilmette girl's solo dog walk indeed shameful — we should be ashamed of this nanny state. - Chicago Tribune

John Kass: Investigation of Wilmette mom for letting her daughter walk the dog around the block is further evidence of the Nanny State's failure to our children.

Politics | Opinion

Israel and the grave danger of media bias

Misinformation matters because media outlets have great power. They shape the way we understand the world and, ultimately, drive our behavior.

Politics | Op-Ed

Dennis Prager: Explaining the Left: Part II

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, did Americans a favor last week.

Politics | Op-Ed

Andrew Cuomo Was Never That Great | National Review

Try as he might to convince us otherwise, New York’s shape-shifting governor remains a failure.

Politics | Politics

Millennial Socialism: Stupid, Evil, or Both? - Kurt Schlichter

Congratulations, oh most insufferable of generations – against all odds and confounding the experts, you have still somehow managed to make yourselves even more annoying. Apparently, the hep new jive among your tiresome cohort is “Democratic Socialism,” resurrecting a poisonous nineteenth-century political death cult and putting a kicky new spin on it to make it palatable for the suckers. It’s the political equivalent of hipsters who insist vinyl records are superior because they didn’t grow up forced to crank their tunes on that miserable format.

Politics | Op-Ed

Explaining American Leftists: Part I | National Review

The combination of affluence and secularism produces boredom as surely as the combination of hydrogen and oxygen produces water.

Politics | Op-Ed

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Generation Know-Nothing’s Perfect Representative

It’s not what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn’t know that gets her into trouble; it’s what she knows for sure that just ain’t so.

Politics | Donald Trump

The Likeliest Explanation for Trump’s Helsinki Fiasco | National Review

Even if Russia hadn’t meddled in the election at all, Trump would still admire Putin because Trump admires men like Putin — which is why he’s praised numerous other dictators and strongmen.

Politics | Op-Ed

Yes, We Should Fight for Montenegro | National Review

If the NATO alliance cracks, then Europe takes a giant step back to the great-power politics of the past, which led Americans to fight in unimaginably brutal European wars. If it endures, peace prevails.

Politics | Op-Ed

Shapiro: How Trump Haters End Up Helping Trump

“Trump is a Nazi.” “Trump is ruining America.” “Trump supporters are Nazis who are ruining America.” It’s difficult to live in Los Angeles without hearing

Politics | Opinion

Terror kites, terror tunnels, suicide bombings, stabbings, rock-throwing: the lie of the Palestinian “right of return”

Nazi politician and propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels once advised: “When one lies, one should lie big, and stick to it. [One should] keep up the lies, even at the risk of looking ridiculous.”

Politics | Op-Ed

Justice Kennedy Retires, and the Legal and Political Ramifications Are Immense | National Review

The next few months may well define the Supreme Court for a generation — and help decide who controls Congress. Buckle up. It’s going to be a wild ride.

Politics | Op-Ed

George Will: The Charles Krauthammer I knew

When he was asked how to become a columnist, Charles Krauthammer would say, with characteristic drollery, "First, you go to medical school."

Politics | Politics

How low can they go?

With respect to the 1,500 “missing” kids, those in the know argue the descriptor is innacurate. These “unaccompanied alien children” (UACs) aren’t missing they say, but have been placed with vetted sponsors, often relatives already living in the

Politics | Politics

Trump's poll numbers confirm the media is still just 'crying wolf'

The disconnect between the nightly news and the average Joe must frustrate the president as he makes progress on a number of fronts.

Politics | Politics

Opinion | Three Cheers for Cultural Appropriation - The New York Times

If we make people stay in the ethnic and racial lane assigned to them by accident of birth, we’ll lose everything that makes this country great.

Politics | POLITICS

David Brooks: The Decline of Anti-Trumpism

The quality of the opposition is deteriorating.

Music | Music

Another legend remembered | My Rick Springfield crush

There's such collective sadness in our world today. Not only is there still the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and fires, there's the horrifying news out of Las Vegas of the mass shooting at an outdoor concert, with 58 confirmed dead and mor

Politics | Op-Ed

The Left’s Dictator Envy

The more you learn about Kim Jong-un, the scarier things get. Don’t tell that to Chelsea Handler, however ...

Politics | Op-Ed

The RINO Hunters Become the Hunted

As Donald Trump sides with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer over their Republican counterparts, one of his allies lobs a telling insult at a movement conservative.

Politics | Politics

North Korea Says It Successfully Tested a Hydrogen Bomb—Is It Time to Nuke Kim’s Economy?

Little more than a week ago, President Trump claimed North Korea was ‘starting to respect us.’ On Sunday, they claimed to have successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb.

Politics | Politics

The Rise of the Violent Left

Antifa's activists say they're battling burgeoning authoritarianism on the American right. Are they fueling it instead?

Politics | Op-Ed

My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump

We created him, and now we're rationalizing him. When will it stop?

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Progressive Groups’ Banning of Star of David Flags Isn’t Anti-Zionism. It’s Anti-Semitism.

Why are some American progressives embracing overt anti-Semitism?

Politics | Politics

OPINION: Trump's travel ban victory should force media to examine itself | TheHill

OPINION | The Supreme Court's stay should concentrate minds in both the judiciary and the media on the loss of objectivity in analysis over the president's immigration order.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Have Jewish Organizations Been Silent About Otto Warmbier's Death? – Tablet Magazine

Otto Warmbier, an American student at the University of Virginia—who was active in Hillel and who went on Birthright, where he received a Hebrew name—died yesterday after being arrested and tortured by North Korea. You’d think that the cluster of ha

Politics | Politics

It feels like America is descending into chaos | New York Post

I turned 7 in 1968, and though my memories are necessarily fuzzy, I can still sum up a queasy sense of the chaos that pervaded the year as it streamed out of...

Politics | Opinion

Pro-BDS contributions to Jewish groups -- a Trojan horse? | The Times of Israel

Ahead of the UN's Ambassadors Against BDS conference, a look at the strange bedfellows partnerships between Muslim and Jewish communities may make

Sports | NBA

The Lakers are officially Jeanie Buss' team, so what will she do?

The Lakers are now officially Jeanie Buss' team, so what will she do first?

Politics | Op-Ed

Trump’s Order on Refugees: Mostly Right on Substance, Wrong on Rollout

The instant backlash to Trump's executive order on refugees is the result more of knee-jerk emotion than a sober assessment of Trump’s policy.

Politics | Politics

The Democratic Party Deserved To Die | The Huffington Post

Demographics are not destiny. Candidates do matter. And it is still the economy, stupid.

Miscellaneous | Potpourri

The False Childhood of Instagram - WSJ

Children’s book author Dan Paley writes that in the Instagram age sharing family photos too often involves feigning perfection.

Politics | Op-Ed

Americans Want To Elect Mommy Or Daddy. That's a Problem. | Daily Wire

Americans want to elect Daddy or Mommy.
 
 That's what this election has become. It hasn't been about competing or contrasting visions of government. It hasn't been about rooting out corruption in Washington or bringing change to the syste

Politics | Election: 2020

Melania Trump's Malpractice | National Review

This is simply grotesque political malpractice, bordering on sabotage.

Politics | Politics

Elizabeth Warren should apologize to Native Americans (Opinion) - CNN.com

Elizabeth Warren should show she is a real friend to the Native American community by calling Donald Trump out on his rhetoric, writes Simon Moya-Smith.

Politics | Politics

Bad news for Trump? Up to one-third of Tuesday's GOP votes went to people who had already quit

As Hillary Clinton basks in the glow of solid wins in Tuesday’s primaries – she trounced Bernie Sanders in New Jersey and here in California and they split the other four – a curious thing has happened on the Republican side. Donald Trump , who app

Politics | Op-Ed

Supreme Court -- Merrick Garland: Republicans’ Nomination Blocking Is Indefensible

The Republican party’s incoherent response to the Supreme Court vacancy is a partisan reflex in search of a justifying principle. The multiplicity of Republican rationalizations for their refusal to even consider Merrick Garland radiates insincerity.

Sports | NFL

All-time Super Bowl team: Brady or Montana is the toughest call | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Our all-time Super Bowl team wasn't about career accomplishments. It's just about what you did on Super Bowl Sunday.

Politics | Politics

The Right Does Have Answers on Guns, Mr. President - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

On the assumption that there are good and bad people on both the right and the left and that everyone is horrified by mass shootings, how is one to explain the great divide between right and left on the gun issue as it relates to these mass murders? Why d

News | In The News

Insulting a Police Officer Is Not a Crime - CityLab

U.S. courts have made this clear again and again and again.

Politics | Politics

'Does It Do Good?' vs. 'Does It Feel Good?' Left-Right Differences: Part III - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager

A fundamental difference between the left and right concerns how each assesses public policies. The right asks, “Does it do good?” The left asks a different question. One example is the minimum wage. In 1987, The New York Times editorialized against a

Politics | Opinion

Peace, the Grand Delusion of the Jews

“Who would be free, themselves must strike the blow.”  —Abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass On one sunny August afternoon in Boston in 2014, I made my way through the Boston Common public park and watched from a distance as people bega

Politics | Opinion

Netanyahu’s Moment | The Weekly Standard

Sometimes a speech is just a speech. Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech about Iran policy on March 3 will not be his first address to Congress. It will make familiar, if important, arguments. One might assume that, like the vast majority of speeches, it would soon be overtaken by events in Israel and the United States and the world.

Politics | Opinion

No Holds Barred: Susan Rice and the politicization of genocide - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Is there any dirty job for the Obama administration that Susan Rice is not prepared to do? Need someone to fraudulently blame the murder of an American ambassador in Libya on a stupid film? Send Rice to the Sunday morning talk shows.

Politics | Opinion

7 reasons why the Palestinian crisis & the Black struggle for freedom are absolutely nothing alike | Dumisani Washington

The “parallels” between the Palestinian plight and that of African-Americans have been made for decades, and this has always......

Politics | Opinion

No Holds Barred: The ferocious battle for Israel at New York University

Over the last few years NYU has emerged as one of the most hostile campuses to Israel in the United States.

Politics | Politics

Ben Stein: Obama 'most racist president there has ever been in America'

Noted economist and actor Ben Stein, famous for his dry, monotone, comedic delivery, made an appearance on America's News Headquarters on Fox News on Sunday to

Politics | Opinion

Dear Fellow Liberals: I’m Done Apologizing for Israel | TIME

Some years ago, I was seated at dinner next to a British law professor, whom my husband, also a law professor, had invited to a conference that he’d organized. The conversation soon turned, as conversation often does among professional intellectuals, to Israel...

Politics | Opinion

Why Jews unite more than Christians | David Suissa | Jewish Journal

Imagine that you are a Jew, and that you are president of the United States. Your security adviser has just whispered in your ear that 200 Jewish girls in Africa have been kidnapped and are being threatened with rape.

Politics | Opinion

BILL WHITTLE: THE CASE FOR ISRAEL

As Israel is under attack from Hamas in the Gaza strip and BDS -- Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions -- right here in America, Bill Whittle makes the historic...

Politics | Opinion

UN probe of Israel will only encourage Hamas war crimes | JPost | Israel News

Israel should have nothing to fear from an objective investigation. It should also have nothing to fear from the UNHRC “investigation” – if its biases are exposed for all to see.