Tag Archives: Jordan

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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Incitement and terror in Jerusalem: (UPDATE) two more car attacks: one dead, several injured

Once again Palestinian terrorists used their vehicles to try and kill as many Israelis as possible, in two separate incidents today. This afternoon (Wednesday), in an almost copycat attack of the attack 2 weeks ago, a Palestinian terrorist rammed his … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for another Good News Friday installment, and this time it will be back to my “regular” style as opposed to a war edition. My first item combines two of my favourite fields: international relations and hi-tech. The Japanese … Continue reading

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Rumours of Israel’s isolation in the Middle East are dead wrong

Israel is constantly being warned by its erstwhile allies and their wagging fingers that if we don’t correct our behaviour, or if we don’t agree to suicidal ceasefires with an implacable genocidal enemy, we are going to become isolated.  There … Continue reading

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Middle East melt-down: ISIS reaches Jordanian, Syrian borders; Kurdistan rises

With all the drama and tragedy of recent days it is easy to forget that the Middle East is melting down, not (yet) because of Iranian nukes and not just because we had been suffering from a 40°C heatwave. The … Continue reading

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Chaos and extremism in the Middle East threatens Israel

The entire region around us is in utter chaos, and if we are not careful (and even if we are) there is a great danger that Israel might (G-d forbid) be drawn into the same violence.  The danger emanates almost … Continue reading

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