State Dept. Blames Israel for Terrorism, Claims Palestinians Rarely Incite Attacks

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on July 19

The State Department is facing harsh criticism for claiming in an official report that Israel is to blame for terrorism attacks committed by Palestinians and accusing the Jewish state of being largely responsible for an impasse in peace negotiations, according to a leading member of Congress who is calling on the State Department to correct its “inaccurate and harmful” characterization of Israel.

Roskam Scoffs at Iranian Complaints Over Nuke Deal

Rep. Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) dismissed recent complaints by Iranian officials claiming that the United States is violating the comprehensive nuclear agreement by discouraging Western companies from doing business with the Islamic Republic.