Tag Archives: Lebanon

The Unicycle of Violence rides again

Here we go again. Israel is about to release more murderous terrorists (read and be sickened) at the behest of the Americans;  US Secretary of State John Kerry is quietly revving up in a corner, ready to leap into action … Continue reading

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European aid to Palestinians is wasted while Syrian refugees are desperate for help

Despite European irritation at Israel at its refusal to accept their meddlesome guidelines on settlements, Europe is equally unhappy at funding the Palestinians since they discovered that most PA civil workers are not in fact working (besides the fact that … Continue reading

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IDF soldier killed on Lebanese border. Guardian reports “Israel hit back first”

Last night we heard the sad news that St.-Sgt. Maj. Shlomi Cohen was killed by Lebanese sniper fire on the Israel-Lebanon border. An IDF soldier has been killed by cross-border gunfire from Lebanon while driving in an army vehicle on … Continue reading

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Breaking: Rockets on northern Israel

For the first time since the end of the Second Lebanon War in 2006 four rockets were fired at northern Israel this evening in the Western Galilee region. One was intercepted by Iron Dome: Four rockets were fired from Lebanon … Continue reading

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Lebanon pushes back at Hezbollah

It’s taken long enough but it seems that Lebanon is finally daring to push back at Hezbollah’s co-option of Lebanon’s political system for its own aims. The first announcement of the necessity to control Hezbollah’s weapons comes from the Lebanese … Continue reading

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Guest post: Israel and “The Next Lebanon War”

This is a guest post by Brian Goldfarb, a frequent commenter and occasional guest-writer on this blog. Western military analysts have, for many years now, designated the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) as the best small army in the world. This, … Continue reading

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