Israel Threatens To Send Lebanon ‘Back To The Stone Age’ Amid Rising Tensions With Hezbollah

Israeli defense minister Yoav Gallant warned this week that Israel could "take Lebanon back to the Stone Age" if necessary to defeat Iran-backed Hezbollah forces, according to the Independent.

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Was Israel neutralizing 99% of Iran's missiles a result of its stellar military or something else?

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World War III is looking closer than ever after this weekend, when Iran launched over 300 missiles and drones at Israel.

However, Israel’s defense systems neutralized 99% of the attack.

While it’s nothing short of a miracle, the world may have looked very different if more of those missiles hit their targets.

“We could have very easily been in World War III today,” Glenn Beck says, wondering if it’s the defense system to thank that we’re not, or if it’s the quality of Iran’s missiles.

Jason Buttrill believes it’s the former, telling Glenn that Israel’s defense system is “as amazing as it sounds” — but it might not just be the weaponry.

“99% success rate does not happen. So, I mean granted, there’s great technology here, but I think there’s some God work going on as well,” Buttrill tells Glenn, adding that “they threw everything but the ayatollah’s kitchen sink at Israel over the weekend.”

While Buttrill doesn’t believe they’re going to stop, he does believe this has thrown a wrench in Iran’s plans.

“This set Iran back, I’m sure, like probably several years as far as whatever their eventual goal is,” he says.

“I thank God that we are pausing at least,” Glenn says. “This will escalate into a world war, that fast. Everything in me says once the Middle East is set on fire, Russia and Ukraine and everything else, it’s just going to be dominoes.”

If their failure can hold Iran off until the presidential election, Glenn has hope.

“I just want to make it to, you know, January, in case he wins,” he says, referring to Trump. “If he doesn’t win, I mean, we’re just going to keep seeing more and more of this.”


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Israel’s Motion Offense

It was not easy to read a book about Israel’s military excellence in the wake of the worst military and intelligence failure in the country’s history since the 1973 Yom Kippur War. It was also hard to ignore that the book was published by Harvard University, which has been at the center of an anti-Semitism scandal that drags on to this day.

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Exposed: Rashida Tlaib has supported Hamas for years

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Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) is in hot water for horrific views on the Israel-Hamas war, and for good reason.

The criticism stems from Tlaib saying things like “from the river to sea, Palestine will be free” and claiming that Israel bombed a Gaza hospital through clear crocodile tears, which has now been debunked.

Stu Burguiere points out that what Tlaib is advocating for isn’t very humanitarian. “You might note the ‘what’s in between that river and sea?’ is, you know, all the Jews,” he says.

But the rabbit hole goes much, much deeper than some genocidal statements.

Tlaib has been very pro-Hamas for years.

The independent Canary Mission, which primarily investigates anti-Semitism on college campuses in the U.S. and North America, reported that Tlaib employed Hamas activists and had extensive fundraising ties to Hamas supporters.

The report confirms that “Rashida Tlaib has extensive fundraising ties to Hamas supporters. She employed no less than three Hamas linked activists who fundraised for her during the 2018 election campaign.”

One of these employees reportedly spent eight months in prison for his alleged connection to Hamas.

“Do you know anyone with one connection just to Hamas? Personally, do you know one? She knows more than one,” Stu mocks.

The arrested employee apparently admitted to helping distribute Hamas propaganda in the United States. In 2003, he testified that he directed Hamas front groups to promote the Holy Land Foundation.

The employee had also worked as a representative for the group Kind Hearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development, which Stu admits “doesn’t sound like Hamas at all.”

The group was dissolved in 2011 after the U.S. Department of Treasury found that it was funneling funds back to Hamas.

Tlaib is “someone who supports Hamas, has hired multiple people and worked with multiple organizations that have also supported Hamas,” Stu says, noting that it can’t be that easy to find three employees all who support the terrorist group.


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'War Criminals Work Here': Pro-Palestinian Activists Vandalize Israeli Company's Virginia Office

A radical group that has railed against "colonizing Israeli scum" defaced the Washington, D.C.-area headquarters of an Israeli defense company with graffiti reading "Free Palestine" and "War Criminals Work Here."

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Republican lawmakers push for spending Gaza aid on Israel's Iron Dome instead

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A group of Republican lawmakers is pushing a proposal to reallocate funding available for Gaza assistance to instead be spent aiding Israel with its Iron Dome air defense system that intercepts scads of rockets fired at the Jewish state.

The measure calls for the president to "transfer all unexpended balances of appropriations made available for assistance to Gaza" over to the Defense Department or Foreign Military Financing Program "to be available for grants to Israel for the Iron Dome short-range rocket defense system."

The measure has been put forward in the past as well.

"In the wake of Iran-backed Hamas’s savage attack on Israel ... and as Iran-backed Hamas terrorists continue to launch missiles and rockets into Israel, the American people have seen the images of Israel's Iron Dome missile defense systems repeatedly intercepting rockets and saving the lives of countless civilians," Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) said according to a press release.

"The Biden Administration insists on sending foreign assistance to Gaza, while Hamas steals it to fund weapons to kill Israelis and Americans," GOP Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri said, according to the press release. "Congress must act to redirect these funds to Israel to help restock their critical missile defense systems."

The Senate on Thursday voted 97-0 in favor of approving a resolution, which, in part, expressed the chamber's support for the Jewish state's right to self-defense.

"We declared in one voice that Israel is our friend, Hamas’s attack is reprehensible, and we will stand with our friends as they defend themselves," Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in a post on X.

During a trip to Israel this week, President Joe Biden announced $100 million in humanitarian aid for Gaza and the West Bank, a move that has been decried by critics who contend that the aid will end up in the hands of terrorists.

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HEARTBREAKING: Husband of Blaze Media employee STRANDED in Israel with no way of getting home

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Ashton DeGroot is one of Blaze Media’s very own, which is why it’s so important to us that her story is told to as many as possible.

Ashton’s husband Josh, who is a Messianic Jew, works for Christian ministry in Fort Worth, Texas, called Zola Levitt. Josh and his brother were recently asked to go to Israel to film a teaching series, but while they were there, the Hamas attacks began.

Now Josh and his brother are stuck in Israel with no way of knowing how they’re getting home to their anxiously waiting families.

Their flights have been canceled, and there is currently no official plan in place to rescue the thousands of trapped Americans.

“This is the largest mass kidnapping of Americans since the Iran crisis of the 70s, and our administration seems to have basically no opinion on it,” says Stu.

White House strategic communications coordinator John Kirby doesn’t see the problem. In a recent press conference, he stated:

“There are still many viable options for Americans who may want to leave Israel. The airport is still open ... and there's still some viable ground routes, so if people wanted to leave Israel via road, that's still possible as well.”

“I'm offended that that man would have the audacity to lie to the American people,” says Ashton.

“Oh just get a car [and] drive into Jordan, into Iman ... a super friendly country,” she mocks.

Further, “there's about 64,000 people at the Tel Aviv airport also trying to get a flight” with “only 30% of commercial flights leaving.”

“Mexico landed a plane and got their 300 nationals out; the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, [and] Poland” have all flown in and rescued their nationals, Ashton tells Stu.

“Where is America?” she pleads. “I grew up in a time when I believed that when I traveled internationally, my passport meant something, that nobody was gonna mess with somebody who had an American passport because they knew America meant business and they were going to come for you.”

But now, “our people are left stranded in a war zone that they didn’t ask to be a part of ... our people deserve better.”


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Iran Unveils Hypersonic Ballistic Missile It Says Can Pierce Israel's Iron Dome

DUBAI (Reuters) -Iran presented what officials described as its first domestically made hypersonic ballistic missile on Tuesday, the official IRNA news agency reported, an announcement likely to heighten Western concerns about Tehran's missile capabilities.

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