Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
As we've been informed
On Monday overnight, unknown assailants punctured the tires of some 28 vehicles in Abu Ghosh on the outskirts of Jerusalem and sprayed "Arabs Go Home" on the walls of the village.
And right-wing politicans have to apologize, condemn and explain. It's de rigeur.
In the past, we've pleaded with the police and other asecurity authorities to put an end to this phenomenon...
Friday Jun 14, 2013
We have been informed that
At least 93,000 people have been killed in Syria since the start of the conflict, according to latest United Nations figures...At least 5,000 people have been dying in Syria every month since last July, the UN's human rights body says. But it says these statistics are an underestimate as it believes many deaths have not been reported.
Over 80% of those killed were men, but...
Friday Jun 14, 2013
This paper is now reporting:
'US studying Syria no-fly zone near Jordan border'
'Wall Street Journal' reports buffer zone, that would cost $50 million a day, would stretch 25 miles into Syria, and be used to train rebels, protect refugees; Free Syrian Army to ask US for anti-tank, anti-aircraft missiles.
As a part of its proposal to provide military aid to the Syrian rebels, the United States is studying setting up a...
Tuesday Jun 04, 2013
As the Jerusalem Post reported, in a speech to the American Jewish Committee, with Justice Minister Tzipi Livni applauding, US Secretary of State John Kerry emphasized
And let’s be clear: If we do not succeed now – and I know I’m raising those stakes – but if we do not succeed now, we may not get another chance. So we can’t let the disappointments of the past hold the future prisoner. We...
Sunday Jun 02, 2013
The territorial concessionist camp has several arguments they employ to suggest that Jerusalem, united or divided, was unnaturally extended when the new municipal boundaries after 1967 were drawn and, supposedly, neighborhoods which never were part of Jerusalem were, as it were, artificially aatched to the city. That, they claim, is even illegal.
Ehud Olmert, to illustrate this thinking, once stated in a June 13 speech to the...