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Free Speech, Libel Tourism and the Little Sabra Who Could*

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

How a feisty Israeli-American scholar faced down a Saudi billionaire banker and an arrogant British judge-and strengthened free speech rights in the process. I first heard of Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld in the spring of 2005. A New York-based, Israeli-born American expert on terrorism and economic warfare, Ehrenfeld had published a…

Israel Agreement with Terrorist Supporting Turkey

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the Israel-Turkey reconciliation agreement as “strategically important for Israel’s security and economy,” but members of the coalition government, as well as the opposition, disagree. Israel’s newly appointed Minster of Defense, Avigdor Lieberman is reported to say he will oppose the agreement at the next cabinet meeting. He criticized Netanyahu’s......

Of Mosques, Moms and Mayhem*

Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Nancy Hartevelt Kobrin. The Jihadi Dictionary: The Essential Intel Tool for Military, Law Enforcement, Government and the Concerned Public. Mamaroneck, NY: Multieducator Press, 2016. 286 pp. Regular readers of Family Security Matters will be familiar both with Nancy Hartevelt Kobrin and her discussions of the family origins of contemporary Jihadist......

Special Relationship II*

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Back in 1887 the famous poet and storyteller Oscar Wilde quipped: ‘We [English] have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language’. We got another example of this malediction in the blah-blah-blah which has attended Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. What is most apparent to......

A Global Witches’ Brew*

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Left: This is an engraving from Mechanics Magazine published in London in 1824. Surviving a new world of debt, liquidity, corruption, money laundering, and social entropy. It is said that the great Ottoman Sultan, Suleyman the Magnificent (1494-1566), was taught the following aphorism by his mother and that he repeated it often in subsequent years: To hold a land, you need an......

The Emperor’s Iranian Clothes

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

The unfolding misrepresentations of Obama Administration’s “deal” with Iran, suggest that either the President or the Iranians or both, have been avid readers of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” As in Andersen’s tale, the vain Emperor, American president Obama, cares about nothing except for living up to his......

Is “Jihad- Denial” Contagious?

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

President Obama’s angry outburst to ISIS terrorist’s June 12th shooting of more than100 people at a nightclub in Orlando, FL, murdering 49 and wounding 53, was not aimed at the radical Islamic ideology that motivated the killer. Obama was livid because he was pushed to stray from what CNN described his usual “cerebral reaction” to......

US Powerless as “Europe” Collapses*

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

The British vote in midweek looks more and more like endorsing withdrawal from the European Union. But the process looks increasingly messy. The U.S., whose sponsorship of a united Europe has played a huge role in the past six decades, now appears powerless to limit the chaos. Pres. Barack Obama’s......