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Posts Tagged: Israel lobby

November 6, 2014 7:36 pm

Why Rejecting America’s Dictates is Crucial for Israel’s Security

In a telling follow-up to his now famous report on an Obama Administration official referring to Israel's Prime Minister as a 'chickenshit,' The Altantic's Jeffrey...

October 29, 2014 7:27 am

The ASA’s Stunning Hypocrisy on Israel Boycott

The American Studies Association (ASA) adoption of a BDS resolution in December 2013 garnered a significant backlash from over 250 American university presidents and academic...

April 30, 2014 1:34 am

Rahm Emanuel Slanders Supporters of Israel

It turns out that American citizens "are not allowed" to criticize Israel. Or so says Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of Chicago and former chief of staff...

March 10, 2014 5:11 pm

‘Summit to Reassess the U.S. – Israel ‘Special Relationship” Held at National Press Club, C-Span Re-Broadcasts

A first-ever conference called the "National Summit to Reassess the U.S. - Israel 'Special Relationship'" was held at the National Press Club, in Washington, D.C....

January 30, 2014 8:25 am

BDS in Academia, Politics and Industry

Introduction January was an important month for BDS. In the academic sphere, the American Studies Association boycott resolution was followed by a pseudo-debate at...

January 23, 2014 8:27 am

The UK Media is Obsessed With the ‘Israel Lobby’

Just yesterday, we posted about a cartoon published at the Economist on Jan. 18 (which they later retracted) with imagery suggesting that pro-Israeli (or Jewish) interests control...

January 20, 2014 12:35 am

Three Ugly Memes About Jews and Israel - Here are three disturbing memes about Jews and Israel that I've noticed in three separate-but-related news stories recently. Meme Number One: "You're...

December 9, 2013 12:52 am

Stephen Walt and the Phantom Iran Nuclear Deal

When it comes to the most asinine response to the purported deal between the world's main powers and Iran over the latter's nuclear program, top...

November 28, 2013 11:08 am

The Telegraph’s 14 Weaselly Words About the Power of ‘the Lobby’

It's less than clear how Telegraph Middle East correspondent Richard Spencer views the nuclear deal recently signed in Geneva, but in his latest report he certainly seems...

November 4, 2013 12:17 pm

Iran Nuclear Program: We Only Have Ourselves to Blame - One of the most irritating aspects of the international efforts to deal with the Iran nuclear program lies in the unrealistic expectations...

July 5, 2013 12:37 am

Newton Schools Fail to Ensure Factual Middle East Educational Materials - Controversy continues to simmer in the upscale Boston suburb of Newton over the use of biased and substandard instructional materials to teach students about...

April 17, 2013 2:05 am

ADL Downplays Controversy Over Anti-Israel Texts in Curriculum of Newton, Mass.

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT) are at odds over the presence of anti-Israel materials in the public school...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...