Daily Archives: 22 August 2013

Syria’s chemical warfare and the West’s weak reaction

The biggest and worst news of the Syrian civil war to date is the latest reports that hundreds, possibly thousands, of Syrian civilians have been killed by chemical weapons. The reports are many, varied, confusing and contradictory, as have been … 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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