He cares even less for the Christians. And don’t mention the Jews….
A team of about 20 U.S. troops and aid workers who landed on Iraq’s Mount Sinjar determined that a rescue operation of besieged minorities stranded there is probably unnecessary, the Pentagon said.–World Bulletin/News Desk
Â WASHINGTON (WSJ) â€” The U.S. is weighing a military mission in Iraq to rescue thousands of Yazidi refugees, a move that risks putting American forces in direct confrontation with Sunni fighters for the Islamic State.
The proposal is being developed and hasn’t been approved by President Barack Obama. U.S. officials said the rescue mission is one of many options the U.S. military is weighing after dropping food and water to dying refugees over the past six days.
The Global Pogrom
There comes a time when we have to start seeing the pattern, understanding its depth and meaning, and recognizing just how high are the stakes for the world we know.
Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.Â â€”Andre Gide
There is a Global Pogrom under way.
This is a terrible truth. And people tend to ignore terrible truths. So it must be said again: There is a Global Pogrom under way.
And another terrible truth must be spoken: The Global Pogrom has been under way for more than a decade. It has taken lives. It has destroyed property. It has injured, brutalized, and terrified Jews and Jewish communities in many nations. And it is creating a silent exodus, a de facto expulsion, an ethnic cleansing in slow motion.
Netanyahu: Israel won’t cooperate with UN probe, says UNHRC should look for war crimes in ‘Baghdad and Damascus’ not democratic Israel
(Times of Israel) The UN Human Rights Council (HRC), which this week appointed a commission to investigate Israel’s conduct during the month-long Operation Protective Edge, lends legitimacy to such terror groups as the Islamic State and Hamas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday. (eye on the world)
WASHINGTON (JPost) â€” Members of the United States Senate are demanding an independent investigation into the role of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency during Israel’s most recent war in Gaza with Hamas.
Accusing UNRWA of maintaining active and extensive ties with Hamasâ€” and of supporting its activities throughout the month-long warâ€” Senate Foreign Relations Committee members Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) wrote a letter this week to US Secretary of State John Kerry accusing the UN agency of bias and characterizing its role in the conflict as “troubling.”–More…Â (eye on the world)