China, bad for Israel | IJN

Any time Israel has reason to doubt the reliability of America’s friendship, some in the Jewish state start thinking about the need to re-evaluate its attitude toward the world. That usually involves a desire to stop thinking of itself solely as part of an alliance with other Western democracies and instead to start acting like … [Read more…]

Attempting ‘to promote peace, build bridges between Israelis, Bahrainis’

Fatema Al Harbi, Bahraini author and Vice President of Sharaka, an organization meant to promote between young Israelis and residents of Gulf states, shared her thoughts on the experience of bringing a delegation from Bahrain to Israel this month, in this week’s Jerusalem Post Zoomcast. Al Harbi became “the first Bahraini youth to visit Israel” … [Read more…]

Greece again agrees to expand US defense cooperation

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias traveled to Washington October 13-14 to participate in a scheduled session of the US-Greece Strategic Dialogue, where he met with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other senior US Government leaders and reviewed ongoing regional concerns. That otherwise routine and unexciting discussion, similar to those that Washington holds with many … [Read more…]

Mike Pompeo issues stark warning after China fires nuclear-capable hypersonic missile

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described China as an “adversary” on “Hannity” Tuesday night, adding how “America is showing weakness” following the debacle in Afghanistan and after the Iranians fired missiles from the Gaza Strip into Israel. MIKE POMPEO: “What we did for four years was make clear to the people of Taiwan that … [Read more…]

Adam Schiff asks intelligence agencies for information about CIA’s targeting of WikiLeaks

The House Intelligence Committee is seeking information about a Yahoo News report that CIA officials plotted to kidnap Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in 2017 after WikiLeaks published documents describing the spy agency’s hacking tools. “We are seeking information about it now,” said Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, the committee chairman, in an … [Read more…]

House prepares to deploy contempt against Bannon — but it won’t be easy

“The committee has a tough road to hoe,” said former House counsel Stan Brand, who helped orchestrate the referral of the then-EPA chief to the Justice Department for criminal contempt of Congress in 1982. “You have no clear, easy path to compliance.” Advocates for criminal contempt say that its successful use isn’t measured in completed … [Read more…]

The debate over Restoring America

“Restoring America” has become a priority for the Washington Examiner, which has launched a new product under that name. America obviously needs restoring, and you can see that simply from how divided we are. But that’s not the whole story. Yes, we’re divided. Yes, part of the problem is that people who disagree need to … [Read more…]