Tag Archives: Paris

How not to fight terrorism – and how it can be fought

In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, politicians, the media – old and news – and the chatterati are alive questions on How Did This Happen and What Can Be Done? Here is a short guide: How not to … Continue reading

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Intelligence failures and political correctness enabled the Paris attacks

In the wake of the deadly terror rampage in Paris on Friday night, journalists and political commentators have been speaking up about the French and European intelligence failures and the political correctness that imbues government opinions which together enabled such … Continue reading

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France under attack

By now you will all have heard about the multiple terror attacks carried out in Paris on Friday night. The numbers involved are almost too shocking to contemplate, with 129 dead and hundreds injured, resembling more the figures that we … Continue reading

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BDS and anti-“occupation” = anti-Zionism = anti-Jewish bigotry

The modern-day Jew-haters, particularly the Europeans, who disguise their racism as anti-Israelism – or, to be more specific, anti-settlerism (to coin a new phrase), or anti-Likudism for that matter, and who declare themselves horrified and offended to be labelled “antisemitic” … Continue reading

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After the Paris murders, ambivalence about Aliya

The funerals of the four Jewish victims of the terrorist attack on the Paris kosher supermarket took place in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Family and friends and Israeli political leaders delivered eulogies in a very moving ceremony which was impressively well-attended … Continue reading

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After the Paris murders: Islam and the West, and blaming the Jews

The horrific terrorist murders in Paris have led to much thinking and opining about the root causes of the attacks and Muslim hostility towards the West and the Jews.  The prime root cause in my humble opinion is Western denial … Continue reading

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