Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lessons Israel Can Learn from the Flak 8.8 gun

One of the most effective weapons used by the Germans during WWII was a dual purpose 88 mm gun called Flak 8.8 which was both a deadly tank hunter and an awesome anti-aircraft menace. During the early years of the … Continue reading

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How Can We Tell if This is Good for the Jews?

Many years ago, when my late father was still alive and had clarity of thought, we used to sit after the evening meal around the dinner table and talk about national security and energy, technology and policy, gadgets and inventions … Continue reading

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The Golan Heights Must Remain in Israel’s Hands

The ongoing slaughter of Syrian civilians by the country’s own army and the build up of military forces and tensions around its borders and in the Eastern Mediterranean may have, at least for now, put on indefinite hold any discussions regarding … Continue reading

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What Ehud Barak Actually Said…

The Israeli media does not like to be confused by facts. In one recent storm in a media teacup, nearly all the news outlets in Israel came up with a similar headline, claiming that Ehud Barak, Israel’s Defence Minister, said … Continue reading

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The Price of George W. Bush’s Obsession with Iraq

“All of this has happened before, and it will all happen again.” With these words opens the wonderful Disney film ‘Peter Pan’.   Repeating events however are not unique to children’s fantasy stories. 72 years after the start of the Second … Continue reading

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Israel Must End Its Addiction to Cheap Egyptian Gas

For the ninth time in recent months, Sinai based terrorists operating near the town of El-Arish have this morning blown up the pipe leading Egyptian gas to Israel and Jordan. With the Egyptian authorities proven inability to establish control and … Continue reading

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Nasrallah’s Threats Should Be Taken Seriously

With tensions rising in the Middle East around Iran’s nuclear weapon program and Israel’s possible intention to carry out a pre-emptive strike against it, we hear more and more from both Hezbollah, the Lebanon based Shi’a terror organisation, and from … Continue reading

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