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ISIS Regains Palmyra from Russian Troops

The war in Syria: A mix of desert warfare,  guerilla warfare and modern military units.  Debkafiles describes the latest ISIS victories.  ISIS seizes big Russian-Syrian T-4 air base ISIS seizes big Russian Syrian T-4 air base Photos from Debka.Com Islamic … Continue reading

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Israel Under Fire – ISRAEL SENDS TROOPS INTO GAZA

Israel has invaded the Gaza Strip after Hamas refused both the Egyptian proposed ceasefire and to honor the humanitarian ceasefire Israel agreed to today.  Israel had hoped to be able to stop the rocket fire without a ground invasion.  In … Continue reading

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Collateral Damage – Bulgaria, Egypt, ?

International Headlines Scream: Israelis killed in Bulgaria bus terror attack, minister says  CNN The Bulgarian press reported 7 killed 37 wounded in the bombing Wednesday at Burgas airport, a popular gateway for tourists visiting Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast.  The target of … Continue reading

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Ignorance is No Excuse #6

Is Israel a Warmonger? How can anyone seriously ask that question? Why on earth would anyone whose home is essentially on the front lines want to start a war?  Consider: The talking heads dramatically proclaim: “Israeli will not inform the … Continue reading

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Iran: Smoke, No Fire

Under cover of all the smoke billowing from the much-heralded but not exactly ‘long-range’ missiles in the Strait of Hormuz, what’s going on? The newspapers are filled with pronouncements by high-up and sometimes rival Iranian officials.  Their message, a savage, … Continue reading

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Middle East Crisis Continues Apace

Meantime, the crisis in the Middle East continues, though at a slightly lower threat since Turkey’s Erdogan has been temporarily bought off: TURKEY Turkish PM Erdogan didn’t start WWWIII in the Middle East by attacking Greece, Israel, NATO and US. … Continue reading

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And Tomorrow is Monday….UN, Cyprus, Turkey, Greece, Israel, EU and US in Multilateral Crisis

Monday:  If Cyprus begins to drill for gas as planned on Monday, Turkish PM Erdogan has threatened to take military action against Cyprus, Greece and Israel. AND/OR he  will begin drilling illegally off the coast of Cyprus with military protection. … Continue reading

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The Erratic Winds of War

The Storm Clouds Darken and the Winds are Blowing And so in the Middle East the winds of war continue to blow, like wild cyclones colliding, moving in every direction. Just because the last ‘on-the-hour’ 5-minute newscast only mentioned one … Continue reading

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Renegotiate Israel’s Peace Treaty with Egypt?

Israel’s Border with Sinai, Egypt Even prior to the vicious attack on Israeli civilians along the Israeli-Egyptian border, it was clear that the Sinai border was not being defended adequately.  However, from 1979 until recently, it had indeed been a … Continue reading

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Apologize to Turkey?

Turkey refuses to participate again this year in joint US-Israel-naval exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, a project they had been part of in past years. Turkish PM Erdogan is demanding that Israel apologize for the deaths of the terrorists on board the … Continue reading

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