U.S. renders forensic opinion on Abu Akleh shooting

What would be a better answer.

As an Independence Day treat, the U.S. State Department on Monday announced its conclusions on the shooting of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Jenin in May 2022.

It was reported earlier this weekend that the Palestinian Authority turned over to the U.S. a bullet the PA has said it recovered from Abu Akleh’s body after her death.  Israeli media said afterward that the bullet was then turned over to Israeli authorities for analysis, with U.S. personnel present throughout the process.

Other reporting contradicted that assertion, Continue reading “U.S. renders forensic opinion on Abu Akleh shooting”

Palestinian Authority wants to help investigate the ‘terrorist’ killings in North Carolina

Terrorists leading the investigation of “terrorism”?

"Palestinian militants" demonstrate impartiality, analytical acumen, and a mature viewpoint on "racism" by protesting the United States in 2008. (Image: Daily Mail, AP)
“Palestinian militants” demonstrate impartiality, analytical acumen, and a mature viewpoint on “racism” by protesting the United States in 2008. (Image: Daily Mail, AP)

New post up at Liberty Unyielding.  Enjoy!

Team Obama’s obsession: A “peace process” that’s past its shelf life

Stick a fork in it. And get a clue while you’re at it, Team Obama.

It’s time to just say it. The obsession of Barack Obama and John Kerry with forcing along a discredited and unproductive “peace process” involving the Palestinian Arabs and Israel is weird – even creepy.

Notice I didn’t say “peace process between the Palestinian Arabs and Israel.” There’s nothing “between” about it. At this point, the Obama-Kerry show seems to involve the Palestinian Arabs and Israel only tangentially. All the action is in Washington, D.C., and it’s all one-sided.

When we left our drama last week, Mahmoud Abbas had just delivered “three ‘no’s’” to the White House on this freighted topic: no recognition of Israel as a Jewish state; no relinquishment of a so-called “right of return”; and no commitment to honoring a pact with Israel as an “end of conflict” between the two.

Continue reading “Team Obama’s obsession: A “peace process” that’s past its shelf life”

U.S. sends dangerously mixed signals on Israel as a Jewish state

With friends like these.

 

Reassuring the world, one faux pas at a time.
Reassuring the world, one faux pas at a time.

America seems to be the loopy, crazy-aunt ally that requires endless forgiveness these days.  State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki made headlines on Saturday because of comments in an interview with Al-Quds, the Palestinian Arabic news outlet, in which she said the following: Continue reading “U.S. sends dangerously mixed signals on Israel as a Jewish state”