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Terror returns to Jerusalem: 21 hurt in bus bombing

This afternoon a bus exploded on the streets of Jerusalem, injuring 21 people, including apparently the bomber himself. Unusually for Israel there was initially a great deal of confusion and conflicting reports about the incident, with the authorities refusing to … Continue reading

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How hard can it be to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization?

Very difficult indeed, judging by the linguistic acrobatics that have been taking place in assorted diplomatic forums recently. As I have written here and here, despite Bulgaria concluding that Hezbollah was responsible for the Burgas bus bombing, the EU is … Continue reading

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Hezbollah’s spreading influence as a proxy for Iran

The fighting in Syria has not only approached Israel’s borders, but equally as important, is embroiling Lebanon via Hezbollah, who have been involving themselves in the fighting in Syria, to the extent of conducting ground offences there. (h/t Legal Insurrection): … Continue reading

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