Syria, Iraq, Libya and Egypt have large areas overrun by terrorists trying to establish a genocidal state. Yemen is shattered by war. And military giants Saudi Arabia and Iran are locked in an arms race.
Shami Chakrabarti, who is leading the Labour inquiry into antisemitism in the party, once praised a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay who said Israel's "crimes" were worse than those committed by the Taliban, it has been claimed.
Ms Chakrabarti described Moazzam Begg as a “wonderful advocate... for human rights and in particular for human liberty”.
J-Street, the American liberal Jewish group, was given more than half a million dollars to promote President Barack Obama’s controversial nuclear deal with Iran in the face of fierce opposition from Israel, it has emerged.
The group, which declares itself pro-Israel, was given the money by the Ploughshares Fund, the main organisation used by the White House’s to advocate the deal.