High Stakes for Likud as Netanyahu Indictment Looms

Benjamin Netanyahu

The “Bezeq-Walla! Affair” is one of three corruption cases facing Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It’s also the most serious in that everyone, including the prime minister, believes that it will lead to an indictment in the coming weeks—an X factor that could prove fatal to Likud Party hopes in the April 9 elections.

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Attack in Kashmir Triggers Indian-Pakistani Confrontation

In the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, specifically the Pulwama district, a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle with explosives into a convoy carrying Indian paramilitary forces.

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Woke Capitalism On The March: Corporate Ads Are Getting Thirstier And Thirstier

Corporate advertising, and capitalism in general, just keeps getting woker by the day. Gillette is re-imagining masculinity. Pepsi embarrassed itself with an ad featuring Kendall Jenner achieving social justice by giving a police officer a cold beverage during a protest. Ben & Jerry’s officially joined the #Resistance. Our corporate overlords have figured out that public displays …

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Matthews Mocks Hannity Talking to 10 Percent of the Country (To Audience of Six Percent)

On his show Wednesday evening, Chris Matthews attempted to mock Fox News hosts Hannity and Laura Ingraham by denigrating the size of their audiences.

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The War Between Iran and Israel Moves to Iraq

Israel’s campaign of airstrikes against Iranian military targets in Syria has led Iran to move the bulk of its soldiers and bases away from the Israeli border toward Iraq.

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Ilhan Omar’s ‘Unequivocal’ Apology Seems Pretty Equivocal

Webster’s Dictionary defines “unequivocal” as “leaving no doubt: clear, unambiguous,” or “unquestionable.” That’s how I’ve always used the word, but after Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) “unequivocally apologized” for a series of anti-Semitic tweets, I had to make sure I hadn’t missed some alternate definition.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! These Photos of Donald Trump Cherishing His Wife Will Make You Believe In Love Again

It’s Valentine’s Day, a time to celebrate love in all it many shapes and forms, including the lust for freedom our Founding Fathers must have felt when they signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Unfortunately, our modern digital age too often lulls us into a state of cynicism and despair. We forget the meaning …

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Made in China 2025, and Beijing’s Bid to Become the Global Superpower

The Made in China 2025 initiative is not just a plan to become a manufacturing superpower, but also a plan to become the global superpower, period—meaning at America’s expense.

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Media Won’t Admit Walls Work—Study Shows Otherwise

U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas

Maybe the media would be happier if El Paso had more crime.

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American Support for Israel Is Based on Strategic Interests, Not Just Morality

The U.S. and Israel share security and economic interests, not just values, and pro-Israel voices need to highlight this point because they too often ignore it.

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Former New York Times Boss Jill Abramson’s Plagiarism Scandal Raises Tough Questions

Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of the New York Times, is embroiled in a plagiarism scandal following the publication of her long-awaited book, Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts. Vice News correspondent Michael Moynihan, among others, identified several passages in Abramson’s book that appear to have been directly lifted …

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EXCLUSIVE: Washington Free Beacon Obtains Employee Manual for Klobuchar Presidential Campaign

BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, and Yahoo News are among the outlets that have reported in the past week that Democratic Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is something of a nightmare boss. These stories depict Klobuchar as “intolerably cruel,” who subjects her staff to “bouts of explosive rage and regular humiliation.” On one occasion, a staffer was “”””accidentally””””  hit …

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The New York Times’s Wordplay to Absolve Iran’s Leadership

Under the guise of a straight-news report, New York Times reporter Thomas Erdbrink epitomizes the flawed, dangerous view of Iran that most of the political left, and some of the isolationist-leaning right, hold in three key ways.

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Bernie Sanders Has His Own Ben Rhodes

Progressive foreign policy is at its core a paradox. It seeks to promote a more peaceful, interdependent, and egalitarian world in which human rights are protected and the developing world can flourish along with a prosperous United States. Yet the thing most capable of making all of that happen—American power in all of its forms, military and otherwise—is what progressives fear and revile the most.

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EMILY’s List Does Not Care About Rape Victims

Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax remains under fire after Stanford professor Vanessa Tyson accused him of sexually assaulting her at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. As I laid out Tuesday, his response to the allegation has been bizarre and erratic, including lying about his accuser’s story being debunked, threatening to sue the Washington Post when they reported otherwise, and accusing the whole thing of being a plot hatched by fellow Democrats. Since then, it’s also been reported that he privately said of his accuser “Fuck that bitch.”

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