Middle East

Crafting a US Response to Turkish Intransigence

By | 2018-03-08T11:04:51+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Articles, Middle East, News|

by Gregg Roman The Hill March 7, 2018 http://www.meforum.org/7239/crafting-a-us-response-to-turkish-intransigence Originally published under the title, "Navigating the U.S. Collision Course with Turkey." Erdoğan has been repositioning Turkey as an adversary of the United States for years.   In a rare public policy speech in mid-December, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster singled out Turkey as one of [...]

Blunt Force Truth: The Conflict in Israel – an Interview with EJ Kimball

By | 2018-02-20T09:20:32+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Audio Interviews for Download, Interviews - TV, Israel, Middle East|

BLUNT FORCE TRUTH INTERVIEW OF EJ KIMBALL. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:23:06 — 190.3MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS To Schedule more interviews with EJ Kimball, contact Jackie@TruthPR.com or 662-259-0988. Kimball clarifies some things about the political and theological conflicts in the [...]

MEF Welcomes Trump’s Potential UNRWA Reforms

By | 2018-02-01T10:09:53+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Middle East, News|

PHILADELPHIA – January 31, 2018 – TruthPR.com - The Middle East Forum welcomes reports that the Trump administration might "refuse to accept UNRWA's special status for 'Palestine refugees,'" and suspend all U.S. government funding of the group. The Forum has long sought the end of U.S. recognition of fake Palestinian refugees who never lived in what [...]

EJ Kimball was quoted in this article on UNRWA

By | 2018-03-08T18:47:35+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Guest Statements, Middle East|

EJ Kimball was quoted in this article on UNRWA: http://freebeacon.com/national-security/state-department-hiding-game-changer-report-myth-palestinian-refugees/ EJ Kimball, director of the Israel Victory Project, a coalition of pro-Israel lawmakers, told the Free Beacon that those under UNRWA's care should be compelled to admit they are not actually refugees in the technical sense. "If the State Department is interested in resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the [...]

Moving the Palestinian leadership from rejectionism to recognition

By | 2018-01-25T12:48:29+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Articles, Guest Statements, Israel, Middle East|

BY GREGG ROMAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 01/25/18 10:30 AM EST As seen in The Hill On Jan. 14, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said something hardly unprecedented for him, but for some reason managed to break through the longstanding wall of international ignorance and obeisance to his typical angry declarations. Abbas’ address to the PLO Central Council ostensibly [...]

Trump is right to cut funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency – by Gregg Roman

By | 2018-01-08T08:05:08+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Articles, Guest Statements, Middle East|

by Gregg Roman The Hill January 7, 2018 A few days ago, President Trump asked an important question in a tweet: “[W]e pay the Palestinians HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. But with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these [...]

National security strategy sets America on pragmatic path to secure Middle East interests

By | 2017-12-28T10:01:22+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Articles, Middle East|

BY GREGG ROMAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 12/27/17 11:00 AM EST As seen in THE HILL Russian President Vladimir Putin had some choice words recently about President Trump’s newly unveiled national security strategy. “The U.S. has recently unveiled its new defense strategy. Speaking the diplomatic language, it is obviously offensive, and, if we switch to the [...]

Bigoted bedfellows: American Islamist Groups AMP and CAIR by Oren Litwin and Samantha Rose Mandeles

By | 2017-12-27T08:52:40+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Articles, Middle East|

by Oren Litwin and Samantha Rose Mandeles JNS.org December 26, 2017 On Dec. 8, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) held a protest in front of the White House, reacting to President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The featured speaker was Imam Omar Suleiman, who also led Friday prayers. Suleiman [...]

Reform UNRWA For A Better Palestinian Future by Gregg Roman

By | 2017-12-18T12:49:08+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Articles, Israel, Middle East|

As seen in The Times of Israel, December 15 2017, by Gregg Roman Every year, the United Nations votes to approve the continued operations of its projects and committees. This year is no different. Recently, a major U.N. committee passed nine resolutions that prolong a serious ongoing conflict, perpetuate hatred and cause needless violence and [...]