Tag Archives: Golan Heights

The Trump-Netanyahu Summit – a mutual admiration society

Binyamin Netanyahu met President Donald Trump yesterday in a widely anticipated and well-publicised summit, and though I missed the broadcast, my other half summed it up well in describing it as a mutual admiration society. While others might not go … Continue reading

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A win and a loss in Israeli counter-terrorism

Yesterday Israel saw two dramatic terror incidents either thwarted or failed – both of which ended without incident but which had huge potential for disaster. The first incident was an attempted bombing of the Jerusalem Light Rail. The Times of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe a week has gone by since last Friday, yet the news does not seem to be improving. The only small comfort we can take from this latest wave of terror attacks is that so far (בלי עין … Continue reading

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Will Israel help the Syrian Druze?

The Druze citizens of Israel are brave, loyal citizens who also volunteer in large numbers for service in the IDF, with many reaching high levels of command. They live mostly in the Galilee and on the Golan Heights. In the … Continue reading

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The Administration is in denial about ISIS, its cause and effect and its strategy

In reference to the US Administration’s reluctance to accept the Islamic source of ISIS’s manifesto, it is refreshing to see that there are those in the media who are not willing to give the Administration a pass. Peggy Noonan in … Continue reading

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Catching up on the news

There’s a fair bit of news out there which I’ve wanted to catch up on but I ran out of time during the week, so here’s a quick summary of the main points I missed. The big news of this … Continue reading

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