« Home | New Jewish city planned for Gush Etzion district » | Opposition to mosque planned in Melbourne » | Vandalism at King David's Tomb » | New Zealand Christian apologizes for government's ... » | Haredi man harrasses schoolchildren at Jerusalem b... » | Arab MK banned from running for Knesset because of... » | British converts to Islam come in growing numbers » | They may not have looked like Islamists per se, bu... » | Winner in Miss Universe contest: Olivia Culpo » | Jerusalem is now inseperable » 

Saturday, December 22, 2012 

US-led global forum on counterterrorism excludes Israel

The Investigative Project on Terrorism found that the American-led Global Counterterrorism Forum has a very odd structure:
A multilateral counter-terror initiative generated by the United States excludes Israel while featuring many states with terrorist ties. The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) has 30 founding members including Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Egypt, Indonesia, Morocco, Nigeria, Qatar, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

Israel's exclusion is noteworthy, considering it is at the forefront of counterterrorism operations, constituting an unprecedented hub of expertise on the matter.

But including Israel would offend many of the GCTF's founding members, many of which are sworn enemies of the Jewish state and actively finance and support terrorist operations against it.

The GCTF can therefore be viewed as a U.S. attempt at forging closer ties with countries that have a history of sympathizing and actively supporting Islamist terrorism in the past. Israel was barred from participating in a June GCTF meeting, reportedly due to vehement protests by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
So there's yet more political correctness in motion, along with the inability to call a spade a spade. This forum is only bound to be a complete farce.

Labels: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Links to this post

Create a Link

About me

  • I'm Avi Green
  • From Jerusalem, Israel
  • I was born in Pennsylvania in 1974, and moved to Israel in 1983. I also enjoyed reading a lot of comics when I was young, the first being Fantastic Four. I maintain a strong belief in the public's right to knowledge and accuracy in facts. I like to think of myself as a conservative-style version of Clark Kent. I don't expect to be perfect at the job, but I do my best.
My profile

Archives

Links

    avigreen2002@yahoo.com

      I also contribute to

    • The Astute Bloggers
    • Infidel Bloggers Alliance
    • Which also includes (open menu)

      My other sites

    • The Four Color Media Monitor
    • The Comic Book Discrimination Dossiers
    • Hawkfan
    • The Greatest Thing on Earth!
    • The Outer Observatory
    • Earth's Mightiest Heroines
    • Puzzle Paradise
    • The Co-Stars Primer
    • News/Opinion sites (open menu)

      Writers and special activity groups (open menu)

      Media Watchdogs (open menu)

      Columnist bloggers (open menu)

      Research on terrorism (open menu)

      Milbloggers (open menu)

      Trackback parties (open menu)

      Trackback tools

    • Wizbang Standalone pinger
    • Other bloggers: Israel and Asia (open menu)

      Other bloggers: Europe (open menu)

      Other bloggers: American continent (open menu)

      Museum sites (open menu)

      blog search directory Bloggeries Blog Directory blog directory Top Blogs Politics blogs Politics Blogs Politics Blogs Politics Blogs
      Politics blog TopOfBlogs Blog This Here
      View My Stats All Politic Sites Blog Directory Spicy Topsites Blog Directory & Search engine blog directory
    • JBlog Central
    • W3 Counter stats
    • eXTReMe Tracker Blogarama - The Blogs Directory Locations of visitors to this page

    This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

    make money online blogger templates

Older Posts Newer Posts

Tel-Chai Nation is powered by Blogspot and Gecko & Fly.
No part of the content or the blog may be reproduced without prior written permission.
Join the Google Adsense program and learn how to make money online.