Anti-Israel U.N. Official Forced to Resign

The United Nations stands in midtown Manhattan

The leader of a United Nations-backed agency known for its anti-Israel bias has resigned from the organization after U.S. and Israeli officials aggressively pushed back against a report dubbing the Jewish state an “apartheid regime.”

Suspected Hack Attack Snagging Cell Phone Data Across D.C.

Hacker competition cyber

An unusual amount of highly suspicious cellphone activity in the Washington, D.C., region is fueling concerns that a rogue entity has assumed control over the communications of numerous individuals, likely including U.S. government officials and foreign diplomats, according to documents viewed by the Washington Free Beacon and conversations with security insiders.

Congress Demands Investigation Into Obama Admin Meddling in
Foreign Elections

A group of leading senators is calling on newly installed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to immediately launch an investigation into efforts by the Obama administration to sway foreign elections by sending taxpayer funds to “extreme and sometimes violent political activists” that aim to advance leftist causes, according to a copy of the letter.

Opposition Builds Against Mattis Pick Who Met With Muslim Brotherhood

Anne Patterson

Opposition is mounting on Capitol Hill and in conservative foreign policy circles to Defense Secretary James Mattis’s efforts to hire as his top deputy a former Obama administration official who lobbied in favor of engagement with the Muslim Brotherhood and spearheaded efforts to criticize Israeli counter-terrorism efforts, according to multiple sources close to the Trump administration.