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Wave of terrorism strikes Europe

Just when we thought it was safe to go back in the water… A string of attacks took place this evening across Europe. First, in a shocking incident, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey was murdered on live TV as he … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Some of the items in this post were supposed to go at the end of yesterday’s post, which was going to be a “First the good news, then the bad” type of article. But there was unfortunately so much bad … Continue reading

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Yitzchak Rabin’s legacy – not what you think

Yitzchak Rabin’s yahrzeit (memorial day), the anniversary of his assassination, falls somewhere between mid-October and beginning of November, depending on the Hebrew calendar. This year it fell last week, on the 12th Cheshvan, 16th October.  Since it closely coincides with … Continue reading

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An assassination in Iran? Or a very convenient accident

The news out of Iran is that the Iranian head of cyber-warfare, Mojtaba Ahamadi, was found mysteriously shot dead in a wooded area: Mojtaba Ahmadi, who served as commander of the Cyber War Headquarters, was found dead in a wooded … Continue reading

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Never a dull moment in the Middle East

This post is going to be a link dump of sorts because there has been a lot happening in our corner of the world (as if there is ever a quiet time…) while my own family life has become rather … Continue reading

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Another drive-by shooting in Iran

There has been yet another mysterious drive-by shooting by motorcyclists in Iran – this time against a senior military officer. A 43-year-old Iranian military officer was shot to death on Saturday by two motorcyclists in the city of Khorramabad, local … Continue reading

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