Monthly Archives: June 2015

Latest terrorism update

While the world worries about ISIS and Israel worries about Iran (as well as ISIS and Hamas and Hezbollah), the “low-level” Palestinian intifada against Israel has been gradually notching up a level. In the week since I last posted, there … Continue reading

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Obama Advisers warn against the Iran deal which will leave it a nuclear threshold state

The deadline for the nuclear talks between the P5+1 and Iran was supposed to have been today, 30th June, but it appears that this deadline will not be met. This does not mean that we can all breathe easier. On … Continue reading

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Flotilla fools’ follies fizzle and flop

Summer time, and the sailing is easy (to paraphrase the song). As was pointed out on Twitter: Another #foolishFlotilla has come to an end. Why do they always happen during the best cruising weather? — Margie in Tel Aviv (@MargieInTelAviv) … Continue reading

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ISIS terror wave hits 3 continents. When will the world wake up?

On Friday, three terror attacks in three very different places on three continents with very different targets and victims were carried out by ISIS or other jihadi terrorists. In Kuwait a mosque was bombed, killing at least 13; In France, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Continuing the good news from my previous post, it’s time for another dose of positive good news in today’s Good News Friday installment. Our first item for this week is from Israel’s Master Chef TV program, of all places. One … Continue reading

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BDS fails of the month

Despite the noise and publicity generated by the BDS anti-Israel and antisemitic boycott campaign, it’s important to keep in mind that in fact the boycott movement has made little to no headway in isolating Israel or damaging its economy. Following … Continue reading

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