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Hear special guest Director Jeff Daube, Zionist Organization of America in Jerusalem, speak to the growing threats Israel faces as a frontline state in the war against Islamic terrorism. Palestinian ISIS supporters have gained momentum in Gaza just as Hizballah, backed by Iran, is building closer ties with Fatah-loyal Palestinians in Lebanon.
Moreover, another Gazan armed group called the Liwa Al-Tawhid, (The Monotheism Brigade), just published an eight minute video discussing the newest training camp established for the next confrontation with “the Jews.” See MEMRI’s Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor for May 02, 2015.
Also on this broadcast hear mention again of the very important work of Shurat Hadin, the Israeli Law Center, founded and run by Nitsana Darshan-Leitner. Shurat HaDin works to bankrupt terror groups and end their criminal activities – one lawsuit at a time.
Hear Director Daube and I discuss the Israeli Law Center’s “Towards a New Law of War Conference” held in Israel. Questions of how nations can use and expand their rights militarily in defense of their civilian populations prior to, during, and following acts of terror, have become more complicated. While terror organizations deliberately target civilians, democracies must fight back and in so doing inevitably cause civilian deaths. To some, this is a war crime. Learn why changes in international law have been and continue to be needed to address the changing means by which nations must protect their own civilian population.
Also consider why it is important to care about the Islamic State, IS/ISIS/ISIL as recruits amass here in the United States and in and around Israel.
Hear of the first attack on U.S. soil by a terrorist who tweeted allegiance to ISIS. The gunman, attempting jihad in hopes of committing mass murder outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, was opposed to an event that highlighted free speech rights in America, including the right to draw caricatures of Mohammad – Islam’s prophet.
Learn what it means to the safety of Americans as the Islamic State as well as Muslim Arab Palestinian fighters and their supporters continue to incite anarchy on the streets of the United States in places such as Baltimore and Ferguson.
And learn about the Annual Dawah Conference held at California State University, Bakersfield, an event to proselytize for Islam and sponsored by the Islamic Shura Council of Bakersfield.
Islamic Shura Councils appear to wage a kind of cultural or civilizational jihad with ties to the Muslim Student Association or MSA, an organization linked to the Muslim Brotherhood – a terrorist movement.
Like the Muslim Brotherhood, past MSA members have publicly supported jihad and the use of terrorism to promote the global Islamic movement for the purpose of making the United States a sharia compliant country based on the harsh teachings of the Koran and the Sunna, (the Sira and Hadith). Find out more . . . .