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Video: Stoking Violence in Israel Again

May 12, 2022

Israeli-Palestinian tension over Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa mosque and Temple Mount has been inflamed if not instigated by an Iranian-operated “nerve center” in Lebanon. Though Hamas (the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement) and Hezbollah (Iran’s surrogate Lebanese Shi’ite “Party of God”) contribute to the operation, management comes from Tehran. That’s the view of Jonathan Schanzer, senior vice […]

Video: Hamas, Israel & Eleven Days of War

November 4, 2021

Jonathan Schanzer has a new book: Hamas, Israel & Eleven Days of War. You thought you understood Hamas, join us as Jonathan challenges and corrects a deeply flawed narrative prevalent in news reports during the conflict. A Senior Vice President at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, he has talked to sources in a variety […]

Congress Must Fix UNRWA’s Hamas Problem

August 3, 2021

The House Appropriations Committee this month approved the annual foreign aid bill on a party-line vote. The proposal includes the Biden administration’s full request to provide at least $150 million, with no strings attached, to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. The proposal is highly controversial, with scrutiny growing over the organization’s ties to […]

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