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a post-Assad Syria

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Challenges for Israel

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Illegal Immigrants

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

In Israel

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Why Russia Supports Syria

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

 
Amid the chorus of international condemnation for Bashar Al-Assad, Russia’s disapproval has been decidedly tepid. (more…)

A Belated Apology Reopens NATO’s Supply lines in Pakistan

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

 
An apology by Secretary of State Clinton ended the months’ long impasse between the U.S. in Pakistan over an air strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers (more…)

What the U.S. should do about Egypt’s Military, and why it will Never Happen

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

 
Earlier this week, Egypt’s military “transferred power to the military,” as the Masry Al-Youm newspaper put it.  (more…)

How is Syria now like Afghanistan then?

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

 
Recently, I’ve been reading Stephen Coll’s  insightful and terrifying book Ghost Wars, about the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan and the creation of Al Qaeda (more…)

The Trial of One of the Most Evil Men in History

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

 
The trial continues of Anders Breivik, the mass murderer who embarked on a killing spree on the 22nd of July, 2011. (more…)

The Woman Who Would be King

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

 
The great kingdom that lies along the banks of the river Niger is Nigeria. A woman controls the wealth of this natural resource rich nation. (more…)

Violence against women

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

 
The body of the 54th woman to be killed by a man (boyfriend, friend, relative) in Italy has been found after having been missing for two days. (more…)

A Nation Comes Together As One Family In Grief

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

 
On Wednesday morning, the bodies of the four people killed in the shootings at a Jewish School in Toulouse, France, arrived in Jerusalem for burial, and the nation came together as one family in grief. (more…)

The Syrian Crisis

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Viewpoint from a Syrian in Lebanon whose family is still in Holms

 
On March 23, 2012, a Syrian man named Hussein was walking by the Sea Port in Lebanon with a sad look on his face. His heart was somewhere else. (more…)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama

VISITS THE UNITED STATES

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A New Army in Israel?

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Wailing Wall Soldier, Jerusalem [Photo: Jacob Wodzynski]

Or a Return to the Old?

 
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Integrating the Haredim and not just on the Buses

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Israel Jerusalem Wailingwall
 
The delicate balance between the ultra-religious, national-religious, and secular Israelis has always been wrought, (more…)

Seeing Part of the Story

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Fake photo circulated on the Web
 
Israelis all over the country were putting up their defensive guards this week, as a photograph surfaced on www.facebook.com with the caption “An Israeli soldier holding down a Young Palestinian Girl”.  (more…)

The Cost of Living and How it Depends on your Standards

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Market in  Jerusalem, Israel
 
Jews and Christians world over donate generously to the Israeli cause, (more…)

NATO-Russian Faceoff Could Ensnare Israel

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Heightened Vigilance In Israel
 
TEL AVIV – President Barack Obama and his NATO partners remain delusional and are now probably quaking in their designer shoes over a potential military confrontation with the Big Russian Bear. (more…)

3 Years from Operation Cast Lead, Tensions in Gaza Escalating Once Again

Friday, December 30th, 2011

TENSIONS IN GAZA ARE ESCALATING ONCE AGAIN
 
It has been 3 Years since Operation Cast Lead, a 3 week offensive in Gaza which began in late 2008 and ended in January of 2009.  (more…)

A Return to Rosa Parks? Women in Israel must also fight for their place on the bus

Monday, December 19th, 2011

A Return to Rosa Parks? Women in Israel must also fight for their place on the bus.
 
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently commented that the status of Israel as a democracy is in danger, due mostly to its increasingly worrisome treatment of women. (more…)

Does Calderon’s Mexico Meet the Definition of a Failed State?

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011


 
According to Transparency International Mexico ranks 89th out of 180 countries surveyed in terms of corruption. Does this mark President Calderon’s Mexico as a failed state or just a troubled state? (more…)

Norway’s Darkest Day

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Anders Behring Breivik spent eight years planning two deadly attacks. In less than two hours, he had killed 76 innocent people and injured many others. Chaos and destruction had been bought to the peaceful country of Norway. (more…)

Ratko Mladic Is Finally Captured

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Srebrenica Massacre Memorial Gravestones

In July 1995,  Bosian Serb troops marched into the town of Srebrenica. After six days, around 7,500 Muslim men and boys were brutally murdered. One man ordered the execution of these innocent people, his name Ratko Mladic. The genocide of Srebrenica became the worst single atrocity in Europe since World War II. (more…)

Accused of Brutal Sexual Attack, I.M.F. Head Arrested aboard flight to Paris

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the leading candidate for president of France, was arrested Saturday at the JFK International Airport in New York just minutes before departure. (more…)

Thousands Feared Dead as Japan Prepares for its own “Chernobyl”

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Over 9,500 Reported Missing in One Japanese Coastal Town


Over 9,500 people are “unaccounted for” in just one town, Minamisanriku – roughly half the town’s population. This drives the potential casualty count well above the 2,500 already confirmed dead by Japanese officials. Sad as this is, the story gets worse, much worse: (more…)

Countless Sacrifices as Yemen Uprising Gains Further Momentum

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

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SANA’A, YEMEN- Several people were killed and a countless number of others, hundreds maybe a thousand, injured, many seriously, in some Yemeni cities including the capital Sana’a where the security forces attacked early Saturday morning the tens of thousands of the sit-inners outside Sana’a University. (more…)

1 Dies, Scores Hurt as Live Ammunition, Prohibited Teargas Fired at Sit-Inners

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

An anti-government sit-inner died from his injuries on Wednesday a day after riot police and pro-regime bullies opened fire at and sniped a group of the thousands of the youths who have been conducting a sit-in outside Sana’a University in Yemen’s capital for a fourth week. (more…)

Persian Gulf now in range of Israeli drone fleet

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Military in Israel unveils a fleet of huge unmanned aircraft capable of reaching the Persian Gulf. The announcement comes as pressure mounts on Iran over it’s nuclear ambitions. (more…)

Bil’in demonstration reenacts the Avatar film

Thursday, February 18th, 2010
Bilin Village "Advatar" Protest

Bilin Village "Advatar" Protest

The Palestinian village of Bil’in reenacts the James Cameron film Avatar in their demonstration against the Israeli security barrier. (more…)

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