Category Archives: Defence and Military

A reporter’s inside story about the disproportionate focus on Israel

If you read nothing else about the war, aka Operation Protective Edge, read this article. Matti Friedman, a former AP correspondent, explains how he and his colleagues got Israel so wrong in this seminal article “An Insider’s Guide to the … Continue reading

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Yet another ceasefire: Einstein’s definition of insanity

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. — Albert Einstein Never before have I seen so many glum faces at a wedding – and not because anyone disapproved of the match. On the contrary, … Continue reading

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Victory over Hamas will come when our leaders care more for our children than for the enemy’s

The picture below sums up the entire absurd situation in which we find ourselves, where the IDF takes extra-special care not to harm the enemy’s civilians, but that “special care” in fact endangers our own civilians, not to mention our … Continue reading

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Gaza war update: 4 year old Israeli boy killed by mortar, several Israeli civilians injured

With all the fanfare about Hamas’s missiles and rockets it’s easy to overlook the danger of mortars, which seem to be little more than glorified stones – until they hit someone.  In fact as many soldiers were injured or killed … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – War edition

Israel is still under fire since Hamas broke the ceasefire on Tuesday, and the IDF is attacking back, picking off Hamas’s commanders and targeting terror infrastructure, rocket launchers etc. The south of Israel has been under an intense rocket assault … Continue reading

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Good News Thursday – IDF targets 3 top Hamas commanders

Some good news has finally emerged from the Gaza war. After the barrage of 130 rockets fired by Hamas on Israel on Wednesday, the IDF finally did what we have all been hoping for from the start of this war … Continue reading

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