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Knights of Columbus Middle East

The United Nations can play a vital role in helping resolve the genocide and related humanitarian crisis now unfolding in the Middle East, said Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson in a presentation at the world body’s headquarters in New York. Anderson spoke at the U.N. as part of a
Mark Zuckerberg Islamic State

Politics and social media definitely mix. Donald Trump and Barack Obama have proven that using social media to compel the masses in one direction or another is a valid political¬†dissemination strategy. Just because politics plays on social media doesn’t mean that Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the world’s most powerful social
Golan Heights

Ever since taking control of the Golan Heights along the Syrian border, Israel has received calls from just about every country and the United Nations to stop their occupation. This is humorous to many who realize that the “occupation” is based upon Syria’s preemptive attack on Israel with other countries
Terrorism in Israel

In the Book of Judges, times are described when there was no King in the Holy Land, when the people relied on judges to define their lives until a King could be crowned. That King was Saul who was followed by David and Solomon. Today, there is, once again, no
Iraqi Christians

Without supporting Donald Trump’s call for a halt of all Muslim immigrants, the logic can apply to the refugee programs that are heavily weighted towards helping Muslims coming in through Syria. Their plight is unimaginable, but it’s not difficult to the same degree as the hardships, displacement, and murder of
Peshmerga

The gut reaction from many conservatives and Americans in general after last week’s Paris attacks is to go in and eradicate the Islamic State. Many politicians are calling for “boots on the ground” since it’s clear that the Obama airstrikes are not working. There’s an alternative that isn’t just more
Violence Against Israelis

This question could be easily reworded as, “Should Facebook take down posts calling for any acts of violence?” The only reason it’s focused on the violence in Israel is because the largest use of social media to promote hatred is directed at the Jewish state and its people.
US Russia Syrian Proxy War

By the very definition of a proxy war, the United States is very clearly engaged in one. We support the “moderate” Syrian rebel forces through weapons and training and we have been since around the beginning of the civil war. Some even believe that we helped start the civil war
Saudi Arabia employs ISIS-style executions

Saudi Arabia has decided to blame over two dozen people for the Hajj fiasco that resulted in over 1,300 deaths in this year’s Mecca pilgrimage. The incident, the Saudi officials claim, put the government in a bad light.
Vladimir Putin Benjamin Netanyahu

On Tuesday Deputy Chief of General Staff for Russia will meet with Israel’s Chief of Staff, Major General Yair Golan, in Tel Aviv over regional coordination issues regarding Russia’s military activity in Syria.