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IDF soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack named

The two IDF soldiers who were killed in yesterday’s cross-border attack in the were identified yesterday as Captain Yohai Kalangel and Sergeant Dor Nini: The two IDF soldiers killed in the Hezollah attack on the Israel-Lebanon border on Wednesday are … Continue reading

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The Palestinians grab a non-existent opportunity. Result: Fail

Abba Eban famously remarked that the Palestinians the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. Yesterday however the reverse happened. The Palestinians took an opportunity that wasn’t there and achieved a spectacular fail. (Amended as advised by cba … Continue reading

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The European Union loses its collective mind as the diplomatic onslaught on Israel continues

The EU has finally gone and done it. They have gone over the edge and not only recognized the non-existent “state” of “Palestine”, but they’ve removed Hamas from their list of terror organizations. Then they go ahead and claim that … Continue reading

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The world’s illogical rush to unilaterally recognize a Palestinian State

Following the brouhaha over Israel’s declaration of the country as “the Jewish State“, and the international and domestic opposition to such a law, despite the Prime Minister’s vow to uphold democracy and minority rights,  you would think that there would … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia rejects UNSC seat, threatens to shift away from America

The Americans’ rejection of intervention in Syria after the regime’s use of chemical weapons, as well as the West’s rush to embrace Iranian President Rouhani’s “charm offensive” is now leading inexorably to an impending American back-pedalling on Iranian sanctions: (h/t … Continue reading

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Turkey’s troubles

Trouble has been brewing for some time between Turkey and its erstwhile ally Syria. Matters reached crisis point last week after several mortars hit Turkish territory, prompting Turkey to fire back leading to cross-border shelling: [October 6, 2012]  Turkish artillery … Continue reading

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