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Khashoggi’s killing was despicable, but US needs Saudi’s help in keeping Mideast peace

WASHINGTON – Let’s be clear: the Saudi murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was a despicable act by a regime that, even after enacting modest reforms recently, still tolerates virtually no domestic dissent. We should all be outraged, we should demand the truth, and we should […]

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UN’s Human Rights Council reeks of hypocrisy; US was right to leave

WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Council’s recent vote to investigate Israel for its response to “protests” on its Gaza border highlights everything that’s wrong with this hypocritical body, and why the United States was right to leave it. First, the vote reflects the council’s longstanding obsession with […]

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Should the U.S. stop funding the Palestinian Authority? Yes

WASHINGTON — When Palestinian terrorist Rajaei Haddad was released from an Israeli prison on April 10 after serving 20 years for the murder of yeshiva student Gabriel Hirschberg in Jerusalem’s Old City, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was there to greet him while members of Abbas’s Fatah […]

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Iran will soon be able to kill 90 percent of our population

Just four days after U.S.-led global powers and Iran completed their nuclear deal, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei reaffirmed the “Death to America” mantra that has pervaded the regime since its establishment in 1979, stating, “The entire country is under the umbrella of this great movement.” Up […]

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Iran nuke deal makes no sense with ayatollah threatening US, Israel

WASHINGTON – “Of course, yes, death to America,” Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei declared just last month, echoing the crowd chants as he marked the Persian new year. Seeking to turn the recent nuclear accord into a final deal, President Obama says he hopes a deal “ushers […]

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