Category Archives: Defence and Military

Guest Post: If It’s darkest just before the dawn, why is it so light out there?

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, who casts his characteristically optimistic  worldview on recent events and shows us that things are really not as bad as we are being led to believe by the media. This is certainly … Continue reading

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Good News Thursday – pre-Pesach edition

Since tomorrow is erev Pesach, I won’t be posting my usual Good News Friday installment. Instead I decided to give you a pre-Pesach boost today with a slightly earlier Good News post. My first item is a delightful article by … Continue reading

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The rush to judgement and trial by (biased) media

The IDF has a central ethic of never abandoning a soldier in the field, however badly he is wounded. But on Saturday in Hebron, the moral equivalent of such an abandonment occurred. It all started when 2 terrorists attacked and … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Why Israeli airport security is so effective

This is a guest post by Ralph Goodman. Ralph Goodman is a professional locksmith and an expert writer on all things locks and security over at the Lock Blog. The Lock Blog is a great resource to learn about keys, … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence on Breaking the Silence

The foreign-funded NGO Breaking the Silence (BtS) is a pernicious organization dedicated to slandering and besmirching the good name of the IDF. It goes around the world levelling accusations against the IDF, accusing it of human rights abuses against Palestinian … Continue reading

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What is Putin playing at in Syria?

The world was stunned when Putin stepped in to “save the day” for Barack Obama when the latter refused to intervene over his own red lines being crossed by Syria’s Bashar Assad as he gassed his own people. Everyone was … Continue reading

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