Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ramped up his threats of war against Iran and slammed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN nuclear watchdog, for cooperating with Tehran on Sunday.
Israel Launches Drills Simulating ‘Multi-Front War’ as US CENTCOM Chief Observes
Israel launched major military drills preparing for war with Hezbollah, Syria and Iran on Monday. The exercises, Israel’s largest since “Chariots of Fire” in May 2022, aim to simulate a conflict which begins with fighting in the north and then spreads to other fronts, namely Iran.
State Dept. Says Pentagon Preventing Cooperation with International Court
A State Department official told Congress the Pentagon is stopping the US government from working with the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Russians, including President Vladimir Putin, over the invasion of Ukraine.
Are Police Inherently Less Competent Than Citizens?
Qualified immunity says some people should be held to a lower legal standard than everyone else under Anglo-American common law, mostly government officials in their formal duties—but also stock holders for decisions made by their companies. The idea behind it is that...
As Biden Eyes More War, South Yemen Intensifies Push for Secession
The UAE-backed National Assembly of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) called on its forces to secure a military takeover and annexation of the entirety of Yemen’s southern territory during a meeting on Monday, the Arab Weekly reported. The STC is intensifying its push for secession, seeking a partition corresponding with the borders of the former states of North Yemen and South Yemen, which existed prior to the country’s 1990 unification.
Washington Pushes Netanyahu to Shelve Judicial Overhaul in Bid for Saudi-Israeli Normalization
As the Joe Biden administration continues its hurried push to foster an unlikely normalization deal between Riyadh and Tel Aviv, the White House is suggesting Israel make some concessions to the Saudis in the hopes of achieving an agreement, Times of Israel reported on Tuesday.
West Wants Relationship with Ukraine to Follow the ‘Israel Model’
The United States and some of its NATO allies plan to increase weapons-sharing and provide additional security guarantees to Ukraine. Polish President Andrzej Duda told the Wall Street Journal that Western leaders were supportive of developing ties with Kiev similar to the relationship Washington keeps with Tel Aviv.
Only a Society That Values Life Can Protect Against Mass Shootings
Gun control advocates continue to claim that only restrictions on gun ownership will keep people safe from mass shooters and other criminals. However, good people with guns can stop bad people with guns. And bad people will still have guns despite gun control laws....
Fake Crime! The Fiction of ‘Seditious Conspiracy’
Last Thursday, Enrique Tarrio, a reputed national leader of the Proud Boys organization was convicted in federal court of seditious conspiracy along with three-co-defendants. This conviction in a District of Columbia court represents a victory for the Justice...
Libertarianism Should Not Be Hostile to Women’s Liberation
A young college woman is raped by a man. No justice is found because the rapist is an otherwise “promising young man” with a future ahead of him. His victim is merely a blip on his sterling professional conduct. Those who witnessed or were aware of the rape pretend as...
US Ambassador Blasts Hungary’s Call for Ceasefire in Ukraine as ‘Cynical’
The top American diplomat in Hungary attacked Budapest for insufficient commitment to the NATO proxy war against Russia, with the ambassador claiming that support for a ceasefire in Ukraine was “cynical.”
A Middle American Town is Being Sacrificed to the Cold War
The Department of Energy uses words such as “remediation,” “decommission,” and “deactivation” to describe what’s going on in the tiny Appalachian town of Piketon, Ohio—the home of a facility that was used to enrich uranium for nuclear bombs during the Cold War. But...
News Roundup 4/24/2023
US News Mike Morrell, the former acting CIA director, revealed to the House Judiciary Committee, led by Rep. Jim Jordan, that he played a key role in rallying former intelligence officials to sign a letter which sought to discredit reporting on the Hunter Biden laptop...
Ukraine Adopts New Laws to ‘De-Russify’ Public Places
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has approved two new laws intended to erase signs of Russian culture in Ukraine. The statutes seek to rechristen all places in the country thought to carry Russian names, while local authorities will be required to “free public space from the symbols of the Russian world.”
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