Five Years On, Israel’s Warnings about the Nuclear Deal with Iran Have Proved Prescient

March 10 2020

On March 3, 2015, Benjamin Netanyahu, amid much controversy, addressed a joint session of Congress to argue that the agreement the Obama administration was then negotiating with Tehran would dangerously empower the Islamic Republic while putting it on the path to developing nuclear weapons. Events since then have shown him to be right, explain Yaakov Amidror, Jacob Nagel, and Jonathan Schachter:

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More about: Benjamin Netanyahu, Iran, Iran nuclear program, Middle East, US-Israel relations

The American Association of University Professors Celebrates Anti-Semitism

Last week, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), an influential academic organization, announced that Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi of San Francisco State University would receive one of its annual awards, citing her “courage, persistence, political foresight, and concern for human rights . . . in her scholarship, teaching, [and] public advocacy” as well as her efforts to “advance the agenda for social change in Palestine, the United States, and internationally.” Those efforts, notes Jonathan Marks, include supporting the exclusion of the Jewish campus group Hillel from a university-wide event, and lambasting the school’s president for apologizing for that exclusion:

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More about: Academia, Anti-Semitism, Israel on campus