Tag Archives: Moshe Yaalon

Worrying about Israel’s “moral compass”

Ever since Deputy Chief of Staff Gen. Yair Golan warned Israel against becoming “morally corrupt”, and newly-resigned Defence Minister Moshe “Bogie” Yaalon expressed dismay at Israel’s loss of its moral compass, the world has been equally watching us with bated … Continue reading

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Israel’s allies and enemies – which is which?

Lately I have been feeling that, like Alice in Wonderland, we have stepped through the looking glass and are living in an alternative universe.  Our old allies have turned against us whilst our old enemies are now siding with us … Continue reading

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Gaza operation day 21 – Hamas rockets kill Gaza civilians, mortars kill IDF soldiers, no ceasefire in sight

Today, the 21st day of Operation Protective Edge, began on a less intense note. There had been no rocket fire overnight, and although no official ceasefire had been declared, Israel had made the decision to extend the humanitarian truce while … Continue reading

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Obama weakens America on Iran, takes offence when weakness is criticised

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe “Bogie” Yaalon has done it again.  He pointed out that the American emperor has no clothes regarding Iran – and once again (as happened in January) the overly-sensitive Americans have taken offence. Yaalon remarked that Israel … Continue reading

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America can dish out insults but can’t take them

The Americans have become rather adept at dishing it out when it comes to dissing Israel and Israeli politicians. But it seems that they cannot take it when the roles are reversed. Not so very long ago, former President of … Continue reading

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