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Bombings and stabbing in America – but were they terrorism?

A series of apparent terror attacks took place over the weekend in the United States, although the authorities seem to be having great difficulty in pronouncing the word “terror”, let alone “Muslim”. The biggest attack took place in Chelsea, Manhattan, … Continue reading

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The mystery of the exploding safe and other unexplained weapons

What if a diplomat was blown to bits in the middle of Europe and no one reacted? Did he really die? This conundrum was posed last week when the Palestinian envoy to the Czech Republic was killed in an explosion … Continue reading

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What is behind the latest rise in Palestinian terror attacks?

A couple of weeks ago I posted about the huge rise in terrorist incidents in recent weeks, involving mainly rock-throwing and launching Molotov cocktails.  These were followed by the murder of an IDF soldier on the Lebanese border. This upswing … Continue reading

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Disaster averted as bomb on Bat Yam bus explodes after passengers are evacuated

Echoes of the deadly “Second Intifada” resounded through the streets of Bat Yam, near Tel Aviv, yesterday, when a bomb on bus no. 240  exploded. Thank G-d, alert passengers and a quick-thinking bus driver averted tragedy and the bomb exploded … Continue reading

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Israeli airstrike targets Iranian weapons shipment in Syria

The New York Times reported today (Shabbat) that Israeli Air Force planes bombed a shipment of advanced Iranian surface-to-surface missiles in Syria, although reports are confused as to whether the air-strike was on Friday or Saturday, and whether it was … Continue reading

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Talks about talks with Iran and the Palestinians

Several important foreign visitors have been in Israel for talks this week. US Secretary of State John Kerry has been visiting the region and various positive statements have been issued although no substantive decisions or solutions have been proposed. John … Continue reading

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