Daily Archives: 20 November 2012

An open letter to William Hague

On Day 5 of Pillar of Cloud I mentioned the hypocrisy of British Foreign Minister William Hague in warning Israel that it will lose support if it starts a ground invasion of Gaza.  This is what I wrote: 13:31 UK … Continue reading

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Pillar of Cloud Day 7 updates: another rocket on Jerusalem, more rockets, more ceasefire talks

Here are some quick updates on the 7th day of Operation Pillar of Cloud: A rocket was fired at Jerusalem for the second time (the first time was on Shabbat), landing in the Gush Etzion area without causing damage or … Continue reading

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Pillar of Cloud: And on the 7th day the rocket fire increased dramatically

Today is the 7th day of Operation Pillar of Cloud (or Pillar of Defense) but instead of resting, the Hamas terrorists in Gaza are pounding southern Israel with a huge and constant barrage of missiles. From the Muqata’s live-blog (as … Continue reading

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Pillar of Cloud: Updates for Day 6 amid talks about ceasefire

Once again apologies for the lateness of this blog post. Day 6 of Operation Pillar of Cloud was marked by a decline in rocket attacks from Gaza and talk about a possible ceasefire. “Decline in rocket attacks” however is only … Continue reading

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