Tag Archives: Yisrael

Israel a Strategic Ally?

With all the childish diplomacy going around between the US and Israel, which is seemingly all that’s employing many of the buffoonish commentators from both sides whose chatter and reading of the diplomatic tea leaves would put high school gossip … Continue reading

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Some Conjecture: An Israeli-Saudi Alliance

Operating upon the assumption that Iran successfully develops nuclear weapons, how likely do readers think the following are: 1) A quick resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as Arab states move together and ally against Iran. 2) An alliance between Israeli … Continue reading

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The Status in Gaza

The BBC has a map of the attacks in Gaza here, but on a lame, flat map. I added the information to the Gaza map we showed here at CA in 2007 here, and show the amended map below. Also, … Continue reading

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The Opening Move?

Could this be the opening move towards a policy of engagement with Iran? I think so. According to Haaretz: U.S. President-elect Barack Obama’s administration will offer Israel a “nuclear umbrella” against the threat of a nuclear attack by Iran, a … Continue reading

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The Israeli View of Mumbai

The following was written by Steven Plaut, an economist at the University of Haifa, as an approximation of what Former Israeli PM Shimon Peres would write to the Indian PM if he were to encapsulate his own thinking on how … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Bashar?

The news has been good to Syria. Despite being blatantly guilty of the assassination of Rafik Hariri, Iraq, Iran and the Israeli-Hizballah conflict shuffled the little dictatorship-that-could out of the news where it has remained the past few months. Yet, … Continue reading

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Flash Mob Shield

An interesting use of swarming: Palestinians form human shield in Gaza City Hundreds of Palestinians formed a human shield around the home of a militant in the northern Gaza Strip to prevent an Israeli airstrike on the building, residents said. … Continue reading

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So It Begins

Here’s another for the futurists like John and Mark. Israel developing anti-militant “bionic hornet” JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel is using nanotechnology to try to create a robot no bigger than a hornet that would be able to chase, photograph and … Continue reading

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Hizballah’s l33t HaXX0rz

Interesting hacker story from “Newsday”:http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-wocode184896831sep18,0,3091818.story?coll=ny-worldnews-print: bq. Using technology most likely supplied by Iran, special Hezbollah teams monitored the constantly changing radio frequencies of Israeli troops on the ground. That gave guerrillas a picture of Israeli movements, casualty reports and supply … Continue reading

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The Real Middle East?

Ralph Peters is at it again, this time redrawing the borders of the Middle East and in his new book, Never Quit The Fight. Say hello to Free Kurdistan, Free Baluchistan, the Islamic Sacred State, Greater Jordan, and more. My … Continue reading

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