Democratic Senators Have No Interest in Persecuted Women if They’ve Been Persecuted by Muslims

On June 14, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Normani—both from Muslim families—testified before a Senate Committee on Homeland Security hearing on Islamism. None of the committee’s four female Democratic senators asked a single question of either of these two women, and one objected to the very fact that the hearing was taking place. Hirsi Ali and Normani see this silence as evidence of “a deeply troubling trend among progressives”:

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More about: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Congress, Islamism, Politics & Current Affairs, U.S. Politics

 

Hamas Takes Advantage of Unrest in Jerusalem to Attack Israel

Starting yesterday evening, Hamas and its allies in Gaza fired over 150 rockets into Israel—and not only at towns and cities in the south of the country but also at Jerusalem. These attacks followed days of sporadic rocket and mortar fire, incendiary devices attached to balloons, and other acts of terror, as well as rioting in Jerusalem and elsewhere. Benny Avni comments on the response from abroad:

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