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Where is world outrage at Syrian and Iranian threats against Israel?

The possibilities, perils and permutations of an Allied attack on Syria in response to its chemical weapons attack have been discussed endlessly in the media as well as in Parliaments across the Western world. I addressed some of these issues … Continue reading

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The Syrian missile crisis and other Syria updates

The news coming out of Syria about Russia’s sale of S-300 air-defence missiles to Assad  is more and more confusing. Syria is getting S-300 missiles. Oh no they’re not. Oh yes they are. Perhaps they are, perhaps they’re not, but … Continue reading

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Israel Air Force bombs Syrian “military research” center

What was this military center that the Israeli Air Force apparently bombed last night? Was it connected to Syria’s huge chemical weapons stores? Probably. Israeli warplanes attacked a military research center in Damascus province at dawn on Wednesday, Syria’s military … Continue reading

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Israel’s anti-Iranian nuke strike capability undermined by too much chatter

The local and international airwaves, print media and internet are full of talk about the possibility of an Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear sites, yet all this chatter sheds more heat than light on any potential Israeli plans, and possibly … Continue reading

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