Category Archives: Defence and Military

Media bias, anti-semitism, and the anti-anti-semitic pushback

This post is going to be a catch-up of sorts of some of the news items I let slip over the last few days. They all have a connection, if only tangential, to Israel’s war against the Hamas in Gaza. … Continue reading

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Hamas collapses the ceasefire with renewed rocket fire

Surprise surprise. Not. The extension to the 5-day extension to the schmeasefire ceasefire didn’t last through its full 24 hours before Hamas or one of its proxies or allies started firing rockets at Israel earlier this evening. The first barrages … Continue reading

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Obama “has Israel’s back” – with a knife in his hand

For reasons which remain a mystery to all right-thinking people (of which there appear to be fewer every day), the Obama Administration has chosen to abandon Israel in the same manner as the Perfidious Brits. In gob-smacking news yesterday we … Continue reading

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Israel’s adventures in UN-Wonderland

My above title is intended to be a pun – the UN is no wonderland, the exact opposite in fact. And in parallel, the way the UN behaves towards Israel is so reminiscent of the Queen of Hearts’ words that it … Continue reading

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Perfidious Albion – Britain will halt arms sales to Israel if ceasefire breaks down

Not for nothing is Britain called Perfidious Albion.  Britain’s latest betrayal of Israel, above and beyond the vile partisanship of several of its politicians, (and most likely because of this partisanship), has expressed itself in a particularly nasty threat: If … Continue reading

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#IsraelUnderFire – Ceasefire schmeasefire

I’ve stopped counting the number of days that Operation Protective Edge lasted so far, and more importantly I’ve lost count of the number of ceasefires that Israel has agreed to and which Hamas has violated. Hamas has even broken its … Continue reading

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