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J. David Thompson

J. David Thompson has 19 articles published.

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Egyptian authorities block 21 news websites

This Wednesday Egyptian authorities banned 21 news websites including Al Jazeera and Huffington Post Arabic. According to the State news agency, MENA, the websites were blocked inside Egypt “for having content that supports terrorism and extremism as well… Keep Reading

Violence erupts during Jerusalem Day celebrations

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (LC) Violence disrupted Jerusalem Day protests as Israeli police and anti-occupation activists clashed. An activist captured video of Israeli police violently removing American protesters: #disruptJDay #JerusalemDay pic.twitter.com/sTeTO2SAJy — Naomi Dann (@naomi_dann) May… Keep Reading

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A Trump Israel Wrap Up

JD Thompson reports from Tel Aviv on President Trump’s trip to Israel and his final day. US President Donald Trump’s final day in Israel was mostly successful, following his arrival Monday from Saudi Arabia. Overall, Mr. Trump… Keep Reading

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GOP’s ethical dilemma raises questions

The 115th Congress got off to a rocky start in its first days as Republican Members of Congress backed away from a bill that would strip power from the Office of Congressional Ethics. Washington –… Keep Reading

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‘What is Aleppo?’

OpEd examines our knowledge, or lack thereof, of a city and a people under siege. ‘What is Aleppo?’ The barrel bomb floated through the air, landing in the neighborhood where a small boy lived. It killed… Keep Reading

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