Israel

We’ve all heard about the violence in the Middle East between Israel and Hamas. As Israel tries to defend itself against thousands of rockets fired by the terrorist group Hamas, death tolls continue to grow, and communities...
The Senate has sent a unified message to the world: we will not rest until the Hamas terrorists responsible for the horrific murder of Naftali Fraenkel are found and justice is served. Two Israeli teens, Gilad Shaer and Eyal...
Yesterday, I spoke on the Senate floor about the urgent need to reverse the longstanding and misguided Obama-Clinton-Kerry policy towards Israel, laid out in a speech by Obama advisor Philip Gordon in Tel Aviv last week....
Last week, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations bill. The bill funds critical national security needs, military operations abroad, and quality-of-life programs for...
The most recent collapse of the tedious and tiresome diplomatic kabuki theater commonly known as the Israeli- Palestinian peace process was wholly predictable.Once again Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has...
I applaud Israel’s consideration to withhold tax revenue from the Palestinian Authority equal to what the Palestinian’s pay convicted terrorists in Israeli prisons. Clearly the Palestinian Authority has money to burn if they...
My wife and I just returned from our first ever trip to the Holy Land. Especially at this time of the year, it was something we’ll never forget and hope all get to experience some day.First, God showed us his sovereign power...
The secret nuke deal with Iran over Thanksgiving is "alarming,'' sayeth the Saudi prince.Prime Minister (Neville) Chamberlain would have been proud after the West gave the snake oil salesman of the desert, Mr. Rouhani,...
The world was reminded the other day why Iran should not get a nuclear weapon--it would be a constant threat to Israel.In a rally in Iran, the Supreme Leader denounced Israel as "untouchable rabid dogs.'' He then went on to...
A statesman ought to be prudent as prudence is the fourth conservative principle provided by Russell Kirk. This is an area in which Edmund Burke and Plato agree as well; both place prudence as the first among the equal...
Obama's Mideast policy can be classified as disaster jointly administered by John Kerry, who shows why the voters were right to reject him in 2004, and Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state, who left office before...
In the last several weeks over 2,500 rockets rained down on the nation of Israel. 80 percent of the population has had to flee what they're doing and run to bomb shelters to hide: moms, dads, and children. When the alarm...
The Hamas terrorists in Gaza keep shooting their rockets into Israel. Israel has used defensive weapons to intercept some. However, Iranian-backed Hamas keeps on reloading its six-shooters and firing into civilian areas.The...
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) witnessed first-hand the compassion of the Israeli military toward the victims of the tragic on-going civil war in Syria. Senator Cruz is concluding a fact-finding tour of Israel, Ukraine, and Poland...
If reports that Iran is sending Chlorine gas canisters to the Assad regime in Syria are accurate, it reaffirms concerns that the Iranians will go to any lengths to protect their puppet in Damascus. There is already strong...
Wow, the world has turned upside-down.1) Of course, though there has been an unconstitutional drip and even trickle for all of my life, we've never seen anything like the avalanche of offense to liberty and constitutional...
All around Israel things are in tremendous turmoil.To Israel's south, Egypt is experiencing its worst period of unrest in 50 years. There is no elected government, and there won't be until next year. The economy is on a...
Today I issued the following statement on the Administration’s announcement of an interim agreement with Iran:This is a bum deal for those who want peace in the region and the world. We just allowed a regime that only last...
Last year, Iran's net exports of petroleum dropped to their lowest level since 1990. Its GDP has dropped for the first time in 20 years.The Iranians are feeling the pain of sanctions. Now the Iranians say that they will...
US Senator John CornynSteve Munisteri chairman of the Republican Party of Texas has done a great job with the Grassroots Club. On April 1, the Grassroots Club members were invited to a brunch at Cisco’s Restaurant in Austin...

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