To attempt to exterminate another people, one must first decide to not view them as people, argues Yair Lapid, Israel's finance minister and the chairman of the Yesh Aid party, in this remarkable article for the Times of Israel.
First, James O'Keefe helped to take down the endemically-corrupt ACORN. Now, he takes down the notion that America's southern border is "secure," and that adequate safeguards are in place to prevent someone dressed up as an Islamist terrorist from crossing the Rio Grande.
Putin orders all independent bloggers in Russia to register with the state, for the supposed purpose of combating "defamatory" information. What could go wrong?
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.
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.