Pat Condell video: “Hypocrisy Over Gaza”


From the inimitable British humorist and social observer Pat Condell, this video blog, released on August 5, 2014 posits that "Israel doesn't owe a biased world any explanation for defending itself against murderers."

Russia Forces Its Popular Bloggers to Register – Or Else [UPDATED: US now following Russia’s lead]


Putin orders all independent bloggers in Russia to register with the state, for the supposed purpose of combating "defamatory" information. What could go wrong?

How to save Western civilization from itself


. By Kenneth Abramowitz We are fighting a physical and intellectual war for our existence against three enemies. The first question to ask is, “Who is the 'we' in this equation?” “We” are Western civilization, which includes primarily the U.S., Europe, and Israel.  Many others share many of our values and can be included too:  Latin America, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and...

The difficulty of perception, language and understanding


A detailed assessment of the corrupt optics and values through which today's "journalists" are viewing, and reporting on, Israel's defensive actions against Hamas's relentless terrorism.

Letter from an IDF reservist, called to duty, 22July14


This heartfelt letter was written on July 22, 2014 by an IDF reservist, two weeks after being called to duty in Operation Protective Edge. It's a fascinating look into the mind of a citizen-soldier who may never come home.

SaveTheWest’s Economic recommendations

0's top short-term and long-term recommendations to save the United States economy.

SaveTheWest’s Cultural recommendations

0's top short-term and long-term recommendations to save the United States culture.

SaveTheWest’s National Security recommendations

0's top short-term and long-term recommendations to strengthen the national security of the United States.

American Conversation Essentials by the Hoover Institution


(Copy from Hoover Institution) Working with the 92nd Street Y (92Y) in New York City, the Hoover Institution has launched a video series entitled American Conversation Essentials that features Hoover senior fellows delving into a broad array of topics, ranging from income inequality to national security. Long a forum for culture and learning, 92Y initiated American Conversation Essentials to offer substantive,...

Israel’s Ten Security Challenges


Ken Abramowitz describes the ten security challenges facing Israel.