Category Archives: Hamas

Replacement Blowback

Newton’s third law of motion states that “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” This principle also manifests itself in politics, in war and in religion. The intelligence community uses the term ‘blowback’ to describe an analogous dynamic – the unintended consequences, unwanted side-effects or repercussions of a black operation that backfires. Replacement […]

The Hundred Years’ War

In the past few days well over two thousand Arabs (both Israeli Arab citizens and Palestinian Authority Arab residents) have been involved in riots and violent attacks against Israeli police and security forces. The actual murders of Jewish families, stabbings and shootings of Israeli civilians, attempted lynchings of Jewish motorists, and collusion between terrorists and […]

The malignant tumor of anti-Semitism – Modern manifestations and practical cures

A Yiddish joke from Holocaust times aptly illustrates the difficulty of trying to deal constructively with anti-Semitism. In this apocryphal tale, two Jewish ghetto fighters in the heroic Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of April 1943 were captured by one of SS General Stroop’s Nazi soldiers. As the brave ghetto fighters are lined up against a wall […]

Marrying the anti-Israel spirit

“The days have gone down in the West, behind the hills, into shadow. How did it come to this?” (Théoden’s soliloquy before the Battle of Helm’s Deep, www.councilofelrond.com/subject/the-two-towers-2/). As the light fades in the West, as the world totters on the cusp of darkness, it is imperative that we understand the times and be prepared […]

The black flag and the black hole

Under Paris skies Jihadi-inspired terrorism has become a hot-button item in the past weeks. On January 7, 2015 Chérif and Saïd Kouachi – two French citizens of North African Islamic origin (connected with Al Qa’eda in Yemen) – broke into the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a Parisian newspaper known for its repeated mocking of politicians, […]

If I forget you, O Jerusalem

The last few weeks have seen Islamist rioting and civil unrest break out like root fires on the seams between Jerusalem’s Jewish and Arab populations. Calls for violent opposition to Israeli rule on the part of Palestinian radicals have come from – jailed terror leader Marwan Barghouti (www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Jailed-Barghouti-to-Palestinians-Continue-armed-resistance-against-Israel-381454) Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Abbas-calls-on-activists-to-prevent-Jewish-settlers-from-entering-Temple-Mount-379153; www.breakingisraelnews.com/24232/abbas-vows-to-end-jewish-contamination-of-temple-mount/#OrTCRSUSRJOARe6b.97). […]

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