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Ed: 43: August/2018

Underground technology

The use of the tunnels is part of Hamas’ goal of seeking the destruction of the State of Israel, and its strategy of murdering Jewish people wherever and whenever possible in service of that goal. Its tunnels are equipped with electricity, food, and military capabilities...

Scribblings: Hypocrisy on Administrative Detention

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is a member of the Jordanian royal family and a former Jordanian diplomat who is the current United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. He just provided a perfect example of the blatant hypocrisy and double standards which permeate the UN

What Abbas cares about

The Israeli defence establishment is assuming that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ response to the American peace initiative, which is still largely shrouded in mystery, will be based on what he, personally, will be able to gain from it.

Aiding The Enemy 

On July 22, the IDF beamed images around the world of more than 400 Syrian men, women and children – all affiliated with the White Helmets humanitarian group – travelling by bus through Israeli territory and out of danger to Jordan

Deconstruction Zone: Tweets mask real US leverage on Iran

Iran is in the middle of an economic crisis, although the US has not truly ratcheted up the pressure. In less than a year, the Iranian currency, the Rial, has lost half its value. There have been broad-based demonstrations around the country.

Editorial: Israel’s Nation-State law

Israel’s new Jewish Nation-State law, passed on July 19, is not the game-changer many of its champions and detractors have claimed it to be. It is instead an almost entirely symbolic reaction to those who object to the continued existence of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state. 

Bordering on disaster?

It seems that Israel opted to agree to imperfect understandings with Russia – which were probably subsequently enshrined in the US-Russia summit – regarding the Syrian regime’s return to the south