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(5 comments) SHARE Sunday, March 8, 2009 Write a Letter to the Editor about Humanitarian Aid to Palestinians
while it is important to strengthen moderates in the West Bank,fully 140 million of America's promised aid is to go to the UN Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) who work in Gaza (an area controlled by Iran-backed Hamas). While UNRWA remains the primary delivery mechanism for humanitarian aid to the Palestinian territories, there is absolutely no reason why the UN cannot ensure that not one penny is redistributed to terrorists.
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 29, 2009 Ahmadinejad Demands U.S. Apology for "Crimes" against Iran
His list of "crimes" included: supporting the Iranian coup of 1953, backing Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq war, hindering Iran's economic development since the 1979 revolution, trying to block what Tehran says is a peaceful nuclear program; and other actions by U.S. administrations - some dating back more than 60 years.
(10 comments) SHARE Monday, January 26, 2009 Israel, Gaza, and the Double Standard
Lanny Davis, a Washington lawyer and former special counsel to President Clinton, served as a member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board from 2006 to 2007. He is the author ofScandal: How 'Gotcha' Politics Is Destroying America. This article appeared in Mr. Davis's weekly column, "Purple Nation," on Monday, Jan. 26, 2009 in The Washington Times newspaper.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 8, 2009 Rocket Attack on Israel's Northern Border: Facts and Sources for Journalists
Terrorists in southern Lebanon fired three Katyusha rockets into northern Israel on Thursday morning (Jan. 8). One of the rockets hit a retirement home narrowly missing the dining hall where the residents were eating breakfast. One resident sustained a broken leg and others suffered from light injuries and shock. The Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah denied responsibility for the attack.
(16 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 4, 2009 Fiction vs. Fact: Israel and the Situation in Gaza
"While there is real suffering in Gaza, it is important to sort fact from fiction and understand that Hamas is responsible for this sad situation," said Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, founder and president of The Israel Project. "The important thing now is to defeat terror so that there can be a two-state solution and lasting peace. Both sides need a better future."
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 1, 2009 Hamas Continues to Fire at Israeli Civilians as Israel Transfers More Aid
Since the beginning of Operation Cast Lead,275 trucks carrying nearly 6,500 tons of humanitarian aid have been transferred by Israel into Gaza at the request of international organizations,the Palestinian Authority and various governments.Due to the Katyusha rockets smuggled into Gaza by Hamas during the 6month ceasefire(an explicit breach of that agreement)900,000 Israelis are now under missile fire due to the extended range
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Gaza, By the Numbers
On Dec. 27, Israel began "Operation Cast Lead" to stop Iran-backed Hamas in Gaza from continuing its years-long campaign of attacking Israeli civilians with thousands of rockets, missiles and mortars. Following are facts and figures to help journalists cover Israel's defensive efforts in Gaza.