Tag Archives: Israel

Is Geneva of 2013 the new Munich of 1938? Why Israel Has Reason to be Worried.

The news that the “Great Powers” of the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, and Germany have reached an agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran over Iran’s controversial nuclear program has been greeted with immense skepticism among Iran’s foes.

Syrian Conflict is now a Regional War

  Is the Syrian Civil War Becoming a Regional War? According to the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard Myers, the three-year old Syrian War is now a “Regional War,” having drawn in other nations and non-state actors as belligerents in the conflict. Here is a quick look at the facts […]

Islamist Guerrillas Bedevil Both Israel and Egypt in Sinai

On August 18, 2011, squads of heavily-armed Popular Resistance Committee (PRC)  guerrillas from Gaza travelled about 120 miles through Egyptian Sinai to attack Israeli citizens near the southern Israeli city of Eilat, killing eight Israelis. Israel retaliated with airstrikes on targets inside Gaza. The PRC is a relatively small Palestinian resistance group that has at […]

Interesting Commentary on Possible Israeli War

History Guy (@historyguycom) has shared a Tweet with you:  “MJayRosenberg: RT @972magazine: New on +972: Netanyahu facing mounting political challenges, has few tricks left. Will he try to start a war?

Osama bin Laden Biography

Osama bin Laden and his Al-Qa’ida Terrorist Organization    Osama bin Laden (March 10, 1957-May 1, 2011) was the mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, is reported to have been killed by U.S. forces in Islamabad, Pakistan on May 1, 2011. The evening of May 1, 2011, President Obama announced that […]

Palestinian Hamas Kills Four Israelis

According to the BBC on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Four Israelis killed in West Bank Four Israelis have been shot dead in the West Bank, Israeli police say. Their vehicle came under fire on a road between the settlement of Kiryat Arba and the Palestinian village of Bani Naim, near the city of Hebron. The […]

Israel-Iran War Draws Closer

On August 21, 2010, Iran, with Russian aid, began inserting the fuel rods into the Bushehr reactor. Some analysts believed that Israel would not risk an attack after August 21 for because of the risk of serious nuclear contamination throughout the Gulf region if the reactor were to be destroyed. However, other analysts see evidence […]

Lebanese Army Ill-Equipped For War-Seeks Donations

Lebanon’s poorly equipped army is soliciting donations to make up for reduced American aid. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-10976438 Posted from WordPress for Android

Iran Reactor: Will Israel Attack the Bushehr Reactor?

Russian sources associated with that nation’s assistance program with Iran’s nuclear program announced that by August 21, 2010, the fuel rods necessary to power the Bushehr nuclear reactor will be installed. Some analysts, such as John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N., believe that announcement creates a deadline by which Israel will attack the […]

New Fighting on Israel-Lebanon Border

Just as international analysts express growing concerns over the possibility of a renewal of all-out war involving Israel, Lebanon, Hezbollah, and possibly Syria, new clashes are reported along the tense Israel-Lebanon border in early August,  2010.  According to early reports, at least four were killed in mutual artillery fire across the border. Israel said an Israeli battalion […]