Tag Archives: Palestinians

The disproportionate focus on Israel’s proportionality

One of the favourite weapons of Israel’s opponents (when they aren’t using rockets, missiles and bombs) is to accuse it in the court of public opinion of using “disproportionate force” in its response to the attacks on it.  Besides the … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge – huge volleys of rockets fired deep into Israel

Operation Protective Edge was finally launched yesterday by the IDF to counteract the massive volleys of missiles and rockets that are being fired by Hamas into Israel.  The army has asked for permission to mobilise up to another 40,000 reservists, … Continue reading

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Massive rocket onslaught on Israel

An unprecedented 80-rocket barrage hit Israel within the space of a few hour this evening, with 30 rockets being shot within 10 minutes: Hamas fired over 30 rockets in a ten-minute period into Israel on Monday, with hits reported in … Continue reading

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5 murdered teenagers – let saner heads prevail!

I have been almost paralysed by shock and horror at the thought that Israeli Jews – any Jews – could have murdered Mohammed Abu Khdeir for nationalistic reasons, i.e. for revenge for the murders of Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Shayer and … Continue reading

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Israel burns and Bibi dithers

In my comment on my “blood libel” post I noted that the chances are that Bibi won’t decide to do anything, both in regards to the murder of Eyal, Gil-Ad and Naftali, and regarding the huge barrage of rockets and … Continue reading

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The making of a new blood libel

Yesterday, Israel’s incompetent and criminally inept police, aided and abetted by the media – both international and Israeli – and Israeli politicians all colluded in creating a blood libel against the Israeli right-wing. To be more specific, against that great … Continue reading

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