Tag Archives: Foundation for Defense of Democracies

“It’s amazing what you learn about yourself when you start publishing about Turkey’s links to terrorist groups.”

WEEKLY STANDARD I’m a Wonk at a Think Tank. Turkish Media Say I’m an International Man of Mystery by Jonathan Schanzer November 28, 2018 I’m a terrorist, an intelligence agent for at least two Middle East governments, a coup-plotter, and … Continue reading

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The cultivated relationship between “the UAE and the pro-Israel, neoconservative think tank called the Foundation for Defense of Democracies”

THE INTERCEPT Hacked Emails Show Top UAE Diplomat Coordinating with Pro-Israel Think Tank Against Iran by Zaid Jilani, Ryan Grim June 3, 2017 THE EMAIL ACCOUNT of one of Washington’s most connected and influential foreign operatives has been hacked. A … Continue reading

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Obama’s UN speech feeds into “concern that…after the election Obama will take actions that will tie the hands of the next president” [VIDEOS]

ALGEMEINER Mideast Expert: Many in Washington Concerned Obama ‘Won’t Have Israel’s Back’ at UN After November Election by Barney Breen-Portnoy September 20, 2016 There is significant bipartisan concern in Washington that President Barack Obama “won’t have Israel’s back” at the … Continue reading

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An ISIS Primer from Prager University [VIDEO]

ISIS has conquered territory across the Middle East and northern Africa. It has terrorized its occupied cities, sown terror across Europe, and spread its ideology around the world. But what does ISIS want? What does it believe? Where did it … Continue reading

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Foundation for Defense of Democracy connects the dots on Palestinian funding of #BDS 

WALL STREET JOURNAL The Anti-Israel Money Trail by Bret Stephens April 25, 2016 …Student for Justice in Palestine’s self-declared goal is to end Israel’s “occupation and colonization of all Arab lands” while “promoting the rights of Palestinian refugees to return to … Continue reading

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Chicago is ground zero of the BDS movement

THE ISRAEL PROJECT Officials in “leadership positions within the American BDS campaign” came from organizations linked to Hamas funding by Omri Ceren April 19, 2016 A “significant contingent” of the former leadership of “three organizations that were designated or shut … Continue reading

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“From Abbas’s standpoint, this is his way of both thwarting his rivals in Hamas and securing his Fatah party’s hold on the Palestinian Authority once he is gone”

REUTERS With new decree, Palestinian leader tightens grip by Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ali Sawafta April 11, 2016 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has quietly established a constitutional court that analysts say concentrates more power in his hands and may allow him … Continue reading

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