Tag Archives: PA

The state of the nation September 2014

Now that the school year has safely opened (much to the surprise of many of us) and the war is behind us for the moment, it would be a good time to sit back and take stock of the state … 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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Good News Friday

Because of the terrible news of the teenagers’ kidnapping which has dominated the news this week, I had considered skipping this week’s Good News Friday installment.  As I am sure you can understand, I am having great difficulty getting into … Continue reading

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Operation Brother’s Keeper and other terrorism updates

As Operation Brother’s Keeper, the IDF’s operation to find the kidnapped teens, enters its 7th day, PM Binyamin Netanyahu reported that we now know a lot more about the kidnapping of the three teenagers, but sadly there is nothing really … Continue reading

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No news on kidnapped boys. Palestinians celebrate

Unfortunately there is no new information about the fate of the three kidnapped boys. Their names and places of residence have now been released: A gag order on naming the trio has now been lifted. They have been identified as Eyal … Continue reading

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Betraying Israel: the rush to recognize the PA-Hamas unity government

This article was written jointly by Brian Goldfarb and Anne. First is Brian’s post: “Curiouser and curiouser”, said Alice in the famous children’s novel Alice in Wonderland. In that same surreal story, Humpty-Dumpty (who, you may recall, fell off a … Continue reading

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