Israel’s military is by no means perfect. Mistakes are not uncommon on the battlefield. But the group behind this most recent effort to bring war-crimes charges against Israel is playing a cruel game with international law. Palestinian terrorist groups are deliberately committing war crimes while they launch war-crimes lawsuits against Israel at the ICC.Read More
Clifford D. May is founder and president of the Foundation for Defense of (FDD) and a columnist for the Washington Times.Read More
In September, Gunnar Schupelius, a popular columnist for the Berlin paper B.Z., urged Berlin Mayor Michael Müller to end “nightmare of the Iran nightmare on the Islam Institute” at Humboldt University. The university took no action against Iranian regime influence at the university.Read More
Maas said he went into politics “because of Auschwitz.” Last year, the associate dean of the human-rights organization Simon Wiesenthal Center, Rabbi Abraham Cooper, told the Post: “With all due respect, it is time for the German foreign minister to drop his assertion that it was the lessons of Auschwitz that propelled him into public life. He clearly has not applied any of the lessons to the current situation. Instead of weakening the tyrannical, genocidal regime in Tehran, he is doing everything to strengthen Iran.”Read More
In the meantime, the federal and state governments are gearing up to enforce their laws designed to counter anti-Israel boycotts. These laws already expressly forbid boycott compliance. But additional measures could reinforce the message.Read More
The Palestinians say they are merely pursuing justice but it is increasingly clear the Palestinians are using the court as a weapon.
A motley crew of rights violators seeks to harm Israelis and Palestinians alike
“If anti-Israeli boycott and delegitimization campaigns are directly supported, the line regarding Israel-related antisemitism was crossed."
The Foreign Ministry on Heiko Maas’s watch has faced allegations of stoking Jew-hatred.
July 19, 2019 | 9:45