Gulf Crisis Turns Qatar into “Region’s Israel”

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by James M. Dorsey Prominent US constitutional lawyer and scholar Alan M. Dershowitz raised eyebrows when he described Qatar as “the Israel of the Gulf states.” Known for his hard-line pro-Israel views, Dershowitz drew his conclusion following an all-expenses paid trip to… Continue Reading  

Rebekah Mercer Joins Board of Anti-Muslim Think Tank

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by Eli Clifton Earlier this month, Rebekah Mercer, the daughter of billionaire Trump backer Robert Mercer, was listed as a member of the “Board of Governors,” of the Gatestone Institute, a New York City-based anti-Muslim organization that has long opposed… Continue Reading  

Anti-Iran Crowd Label Lew a “Chamberlain”

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by Ali Gharib Two years ago at the annual conference hosted by the Jerusalem Post, the crowd booed Alan Dershowitz. Why would they attack a man who seems to have no shame in excusing each and every one of Israel’s… Continue Reading  

Forget Bibi: Let’s Hear More from Our NATO Allies

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by Jim Lobe  As a framework deal for a comprehensive nuclear accord between the P5+1 and Iran becomes more likely by the end of the month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (“Bibi”) Netanyahu and his U.S. allies are stepping up their… Continue Reading  

Iran Military Option: An Increasingly Daunting Challenge

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by Wayne White Although the Obama administration appears to be currently focused on resisting calls to increase sanctions on Iran while negotiations over its nuclear program are in session, the far more dangerous “military option” is alive and well in… Continue Reading