Tag Archives: Syria

Good News Friday

Not only is it Friday once more, but today is the last day of Barack Obama’s administration! That in itself is worthy of a good news post but I have other goodies to share besides that. It is fitting that … Continue reading

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Crying crocodile tears over Aleppo

The world is bewailing the horrific events in Aleppo, Syria – the vicious bombardment by Assad’s regime and his willing executioners, the Russians, of the city of Aleppo. Having utterly destroyed every hospital and clinic in the area, they are … Continue reading

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The upside down world of the UN

I have written frequently about the upside down, Alice in Wonderland type of world which the UN inhabits. We see this surrealism at play once again these past couple of weeks as the UN’s World Health Organization awarded the IDF … Continue reading

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Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States

Confounding nearly all the opinion polls, exit polls and media pundits, Donald Trump achieved an impressive victory over Democrat candidate Hilary Clinton. The fact that I am not a fan of Trump did not detract from my huge schadenfreude at … Continue reading

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9/11 Fifteen years on

It’s hard to believe that fifteen years have already passed since that terrible day in September 2001. How much has happened in those fifteen years, both on the personal level and at the macro, national and international level. Five years … Continue reading

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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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