Tag Archives: Syria

A win and a loss in Israeli counter-terrorism

Yesterday Israel saw two dramatic terror incidents either thwarted or failed – both of which ended without incident but which had huge potential for disaster. The first incident was an attempted bombing of the Jerusalem Light Rail. The Times of … Continue reading

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Weaponizing health-care to condemn Israel

Before I start, I want to point out that I thought the following story sounded very familiar. And in fact, it’s simply an action replay of countless almost identical condemnations of Israel – and Israel alone – by the WHO … Continue reading

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What is Putin playing at in Syria?

The world was stunned when Putin stepped in to “save the day” for Barack Obama when the latter refused to intervene over his own red lines being crossed by Syria’s Bashar Assad as he gassed his own people. Everyone was … Continue reading

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The Middle East’s volatility – and it’s all Obama’s fault

I have written before about the strange political bedfellows and previously unthinkable alliances that are taking shape across the Middle East since the Arab “Spring” (aka deep winter) broke out. Here are some examples of how this is all playing … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday installment was written by reader and frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb {with occasional comments and additions from me). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Just like pretty well all the readers of these pages, I look for good news from the … Continue reading

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More good news: Arch-terrorist child-killer Samir Kuntar is dead! Killed by the IAF

Excellent news greets us this morning as we hear of the well-deserved though much-too-late death of the arch-terrorist child-killer Samir Kuntar at the hands of Israel: Arab media reported Sunday morning that Israel assassinated Lebanese terrorist Samir Kuntar. Several Israeli … Continue reading

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