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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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Compare and contrast: Syrian refugees and Palestinian refugees

As you read this Europe is being flooded with tens of thousands of refugees from Syria (and also from Africa and other places in the Middle East).  The Europeans seem at a loss to know what to do or how … 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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Commemorating the Middle East’s other refugees, the Jewish refugees from Arab lands

The words “Middle East” and “refugees”, when placed together, immediately conjure up a picture of Palestinians fleeing the fighting in Israel’s War of Independence in 1948 (known by the Palestinians as “the Nakba”, the Disaster), although lately they also bring … Continue reading

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