For a long time, Islamists have made a habit of stamping their deceased with the label “martyr.” Not only does this add an extra layer of holiness to a person they deem of importance, it also helps to exploit a…

Questions are raised in Washington, Paris, and London regarding the coalition strikes against Syria last week. Missiles were launched against Syrian government chemical warfare facilities and, reportedly, destroyed. Did the U.S. and French presidents and the British prime minister exceed…

Congress may be more Scrooge than Santa this year if it keeps delaying a funding solution that will keep the federal government from partially shutting down for Christmas – and beyond. A continuing resolution passed in September was scheduled to…

Like all murders, Jamal Khashoggi’s was an evil deed. Should the United States respond to it with a major disruption in relations with Saudi Arabia? No — emphatically no. Far from being indifferent to Khashoggi’s fate, I was deeply anguished…

She not only may be the most vicious public Jew-hater in America — certainly a most worthy contender for the highly coveted Farrakhan Top Ten Termites — but she is one heck of a vicious womanhater. How appropriate that she…

The day before Thanksgiving, the New York Times published the tale of Walid Fitaihi, a “Harvard-trained doctor, hospital owner, television host and motivational speaker” who has been “detained without trial [in Saudi Arabia] for more than a year.” Reporting that Fitaihi…

In March, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told 60 Minutes that “Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb. But without a doubt, if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible.” Prince…

Is Qatar an ally of Iran? Such is the claim made against it by its two main Gulf rivals: namely, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which have imposed a blockade on the country. One also finds this…

I’ve written much in support of an increased U.S.-Saudi Arabia alliance — even after the gruesome murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Muslim Brotherhood member and a man who was virulently opposed to Israel. My support is based solely on realpolitik: the world…

It is an honest puzzlement. So let’s get riyal. The Financial Dilemma: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinar On the one hand, we have a $110 billion pending arms deal with the Saudis. That amounts to tens of thousands of American jobs….

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