News and Analysis (10/23/15)

“Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews at the time – he wanted to expel the Jews. And Haj Amin al-Husseini went to Hitler and said: ‘If you expel them, they’ll all come here.’ ‘So what should I do with them?’ he [Hitler] asked. He [Husseini] said: ‘Burn them'” — Benjamin Netanyahu:

“A Jewish Israeli man was shot and killed in a scuffle with Israeli soldiers who suspected he was a Palestinian attacker, police said Thursday, in a reflection of the jittery mood that has gripped Israelis”:

“It’s an apartheid wall. They want us to stay in our home and not go to school. If they put up hundreds of walls we will still be here. We will stay in this land”:

“Restoring the province to the control of the Assad regime would allow Hezbollah to extend its front line with Israel from Lebanon’s southern border into the adjacent Golan Heights, opening up the potential for attacks into the occupied volcanic plateau … seized by Israel in the June 1967 war”:

“Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled a controversial counter-extremism strategy this week. It was met with swift criticism from members of the Muslim community that worries the policy will limit free speech, free assembly and freedom of religion”:

“Egypt’s ongoing parliamentary elections – farcical in every sense, with a turnout so far of only 2 percent – are further proof that Egypt is witnessing the solidification of a quasi-authoritarian system of government, not a democratic revival”:

After Qur’anic quotes and citations from Prophet Muhammad’s life, “[o]minous introductory music gave way to images of rifle-toting jihadists and caged prisoners. ‘Their deeds couldn’t be further from the faith they claim,’ bold text read. ‘Their acts are NOT IN HIS NAME'”:

“Ahmed said he was impressed with the program, the modern trappings of Doha, and thinks he’ll ‘learn a lot and have fun, too.’ Looking at all the great offers we’ve had, it’s the best decision, said Eyman, Ahmed’s 18-year-old…. ‘They even have Texas A&M at Qatar…. It’s basically like America'”:

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