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An Israeli Deadlock: Bibi, Gantz, Rivlin, and Liberman – Will Israel need yet another election to form their next Knesset?

          By Barry Shaw  – in the The American Spectator     This week’s Israeli elections proved one thing. Not only is Israel the only democracy in the Middle East, it is also a global democracy on steroids. The election results showed some benefits, but mainly the faults, of a multi-party electoral […]

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INTO THE FRAY: A strange thing happened on the way to the polling booth

For your perusal, my latest INTO THE FRAY column A strange thing happened on the way to the polling booth (Kindly consider “liking”, sharing, tweeting – please use hash-tag ‪#‎IntoFray)  Arguably, Netanyahu’s gravest strategic miscalculation was not to call elections in May 2016 rather than capitulate to Liberman’s demand to be given the Defense portfolio.  It […]

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INTO THE FRAY: On domes and drones

      For your perusal, my latest INTO THE FRAY column  On domes and drones (Kindly consider “liking”, sharing, tweeting – please use hash-tag ‪#‎IntoFray) Will the growing use of drones by the Gaza-based terror groups make the billion dollar Iron Dome and anti-tunnel barrier useless—or at least irrelevant? It appears this week on the […]

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Israelis can reclaim their land at the ballot box

By Barry Shaw  – in the Times of Israel On September 10, Benjamin Netanyahu pulled off one of his famous political masterstrokes when he made a dramatic announcement one week before a contentious national election in which it looked far from certain that he would hold onto his record-breaking office as Israel’s prime minister. The […]

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With this Palestinian Authority (PA), we need to recalculate the route to peace

    By Lt. Col, (res.) Maurice Hirsch, Adv.      PLO emblem: “…from the River to the Sea…” Twenty-five years have passed since Yasser Arafat entered Gaza as part of the “Peace Agreements” between the State of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the establishment of the Palestinian Authority (PA). It is now […]

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