Tag Archives: USA

America can dish out insults but can’t take them

The Americans have become rather adept at dishing it out when it comes to dissing Israel and Israeli politicians. But it seems that they cannot take it when the roles are reversed. Not so very long ago, former President of … Continue reading

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Blue Flag air drill hosted by the IAF – the largest military exercise in Israel’s history

Israel has been hosting the “Blue Flag” military exercise, the largest international air force exercise in its history this week. In an ironic twist of historical timing, one of the participating air forces was Greece – yes, that Greece, the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Strange bedfellows in the Middle East? Will Israel strike Iran alone?

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, with additional notes by Anne: Y’know, there are, just occasionally, moments that really warm the cockles of a Zionist’s heart, and this might, just might, be one of them. Especially as these … Continue reading

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Middle East news catch-up

Over the last few days there have been several news items from local Israeli news and the wider Middle East which got lost amongst the welter of other news, so here’s a quick round-up: After several incidents of cross-border shooting … Continue reading

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Bomb attacks in Boston

In a terror attack reminiscent of scenes from the worst days of the intifada in Israel, 2 bombs exploded at or near the finish line of the Boston marathon, killing three people and injuring hundreds more: Two explosions shattered the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Welcome to the next installment in my Good News Friday series. My first item is from the health field once again, this time focusing on a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s, that dreaded disease that devastates individuals and families. The Israeli … Continue reading

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