A direct hit during the “ceasefire” – detailed report from Sderot

At 8:30 p.m. on Saturday night, April 21st. 2007, less than an hour after the Bibiyen family finished the Sabbath with the traditional blessing over the spices, wine and a candle-- all the symbols...

Israel Forms Panel To Examine ‘Ill Preparedness’ Will American citizens who witnessed security briefings...

It is now official. Today, the Israel Cabinet Secretary finally announced that the government of Israel has convened an official judicial panel to examine the Israeli government's "ill preparedness" before the war in Lebanon during...

Israeli Control of the Golan Heights: High Strategic and Moral Ground for Israel

Ever since Syria’s loss of the Golan Heights to Israel in the June 1967 Six Day War, the strategic plateau has been a matter of contention between the two states. Immediately after the war,...

Weekly Commentary: Caveat emptor: policy recommendations of Israeli security officials

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=62523 It is important to put the policy recommendations of Israeli security officials - and former officials - in context. Security officials may have a good handle on the gizmos our various enemies now possess and...

Responses to University Student Anti-Semitism

Just in this past week we have seen a number of instances of anti-Israel (read: anti-semitic) outbursts aimed at speakers who have been scheduled to appear at various universities around the world. For example, the...

The Revolution in Egypt: Recommendations for Israel

http://www.inss.org.il/publications.php?cat=21&incat=&read=11730 On January 25, 2011, 7 million Egyptians, most of them young, middle class, educated city-dwellers, took to the streets and with the assistance of the army, toppled the regime of President Husni Mubarak. On...

When Sunni and Shiite Extremists Make War

http://www.danielpipes.org/12961/syria-sunni-shiite-extremists In his article "The Muslim Civil War," Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal disagrees with my argument about Syria. He characterizes the position I hold this way: If al Qaeda fighters want to murder...

Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Leader Calls for Jihad on Israel

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/07/muslim-brotherhood-supreme-leader-calls-for-jihad-on-israel.html This would be the same “leader” of Egypt’s new president, the Muslim Brotherhood's Muhammad Morsi-and the man whom some have even portrayed as the true power behind Egypt’s presidency, with Morsi acting as his...

Evacuation From Umm el-Fahm Would Also Be Legitimate

"Would it be legitimate for the government to decide to evacuate Umm el-Fahm (on the basis of the compensation law for the residents of Gush Katif)? I think it would." So said the director of the...

Choose your enemy: Assad or Israel?

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/views/news/middle-east/2013/05/06/Choose-your-enemy-Assad-or-Israel-.html There is no need to support either. When Israel attacks the Syrian regime, it does so because it aims to defend its security and interests. And the same goes for us when we were happy...