Category Archives: Defence and Military

“A hell of a pinpoint operation”

Double standards time: The Coalition forces in Iraq comprise several Western countries and Middle Eastern allies, and their aim is the defeat of ISIS (or ISIL) in Iraq and surrounding territories. On 5 September, 15 September and 3 December 2014, … Continue reading

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The settlements bill and judicial overreach

The destruction of Amona was the price that the Israeli settlement enterprise agreed to pay in order to legalise and regulate the status of all the other settlements and outposts. The deal was a kind of plea bargain for want … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Not only is it Friday once more, but today is the last day of Barack Obama’s administration! That in itself is worthy of a good news post but I have other goodies to share besides that. It is fitting that … Continue reading

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Radicalization and incitement leads to murder

Another outrageous incident of incitement on the part of Arab activists, even members of the Knesset, all culminated today in the tragic death of an Israeli policeman, Erez Levi, in a car-ramming attack after a violent confrontation during the demolition … Continue reading

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4 killed in Jerusalem truck-ramming terror attack; as usual Palestinians celebrate

True to the spirit of the day, Asara BeTevet, the 10th of Tevet, one of the saddest days in the Jewish calendar, a Palestinian terrorist took the Israeli-licensed truck that he himself was licensed to drive, and rammed it into … Continue reading

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How should Israel respond to Obama’s betrayal and Resolution 2334?

The implications, immediate and far-reaching, have been discussed almost ad nauseum in the political world, in the media, even on this little blog. But the question remains: what ought Israel do in light of the resolution’s adoption, and how should … Continue reading

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