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Former IDF spokesperson Lt. Col. (ret.) Peter Lerner on the latest...

Former IDF spokesperson Lt. Col. (ret.) Peter Lerner speaking to ABC-TV News 24 on November 14 about the latest Israel-Gaza flare up.

Fast Facts: Latest major outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza

Up to 400 rockets and mortars have been fired by Hamas and other terrorist groups into Israel over the past 24 hours. About 60 were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome defence syste.

Media Microscope: Capital Offences

Australian media reporters and commentators had one key task, to accurately report PM Scott Morrison’s statement... So, how did it go? 

Jordanian move signals Amman’s weakness

On the 23rd anniversary of Rabin’s assassination according to the Hebrew calendar, King Abdullah announced that he would not renew one of the annexes his father signed 24 years ago, leasing agricultural borderlands to Israel.

AIR New Zealand: An MP’s call to arms

National Party MP Alfred Ngaro – chairman of the recently launched New Zealand-Israel Parliamentary Friendship Group – is a man on a mission. That mission is to tackle the flood of biased information about Israel and to redress the resulting imbalance of perceptions.

Behind the News – November 2018

Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu, speaking at the UN General Assembly, outlined accusations that Iran was maintaining a secret atomic warehouse just outside Teheran, near Shourabad. 

Noted and Quoted – November 2018

Fairfax international editor Peter Hartcher was quoted all over the media condemning PM Morrison’s announcement in extreme terms

Biblio File: A Return to Zion

It is a propitious time for Gil Troy, a professor at Montreal’s McGill University, to provide us with an updated version of Hertzberg’s volume.

Boaz Ganor on “lone-wolf” terrorism

Prof. Boaz Ganor of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism in Israel spoke at the Sydney Institute about "lone-wolf" terrorism and responses to it.

Morrison’s Mid-East announcements: the wash-up

The dust finally seems to have settled on Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s recent Middle East announcements and it is now possible to take a clear view.