Iran has appointed as the next head of its Revolutionary Guards Corps, or IRGC, a veteran fighter who spearheaded a series of policies to develop advanced missiles capable of “annihilating” Israel, an announcement that comes just weeks after the Trump administration designated the entire IRGC as a terrorist entity.
Congress has instructed the Trump administration to alter all federal documents, communications, and maps to reflect its recent recognition of Israeli control over the Golan Heights region on the Jewish state’s northern border, according to a letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.), who has faced allegations of being anti-Semitic, met with anti-Israel activist Joe Catron during American Muslims for Palestine Advocacy Day last week.
The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel is an issue of national security, not of free speech.
The State Department’s official foreign policy manual continues to list the Golan Heights area as being owned by Syria, despite President Donald Trump’s recent declaration affirming Israel’s right to the territory, which sits along its northern border and has been the source of multiple terrorist attacks.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., NY) linked Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection to “the ascent of authoritarianism across the world,” and suggested the United States should consider reducing military and economic aid to Israel during an appearance on the Skullduggery podcast on Sunday.
An anti-Israel student group at Cornell University told an Israeli student to “quit complaining” about rocket attacks from the Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip in a Facebook post.
Israel has always been a Rorschach test for the left, Susie Linfield argues in her new book about intellectuals’ writings on the first decades of the Jewish home state. And she’s right, if not quite in the way she may have intended the metaphor.