The Dark Money Behind Anti-Israel Activism on College Campuses

April 3 2020

A number of years ago, the National Association of Scholars (NAS) began an investigation into the massive funds that foreign countries have been channeling, undisclosed, into American universities. After discovering a vast Chinese network that not only sought to influence scholars, students, and institutions but that also undertook the “surveillance of Chinese students” and the “undisclosed recruitment of American academics for Chinese programs, and espionage,” NAS turned to Saudi and Qatari investments into Middle Eastern studies programs and “the mysteriously funded anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.” Peter Wood, the president of NAS, writes:

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More about: Anti-Zionism, BDS, China, Israel on campus, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, University

Israeli Military Technology Can Keep American Soldiers Safe from Iranian Rockets

Last month, the Pentagon announced its withdrawal of Patriot missiles from Saudi Arabia, where they had been positioned in 2019 following a series of Iranian rocket and drone attacks. In nearby Iraq, Tehran has directed over 40 rocket attacks at American targets—which do not have adequate anti-missile systems—over the last twelve months. John Hannah and Jacob Nagel argue that the U.S. should look to Israel for the technology that will defend American servicemen against the Islamic Republic’s arsenal:

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More about: Iran, Iron Dome, Israeli technology, U.S. Foreign policy, US-Israel relations