Monthly Archives : June 2024

Responding to Hezbollah’s Strategic Offensive


Hezbollah is burning a swathe through northern Israel. The nature reserves, grazing land, fields and orchards are burning to the ground. Military bases, including several strategic assets, are incurring major damage. More than 1,000 homes have been destroyed. Businesses are bankrupt. And some 80,000 Israelis are living in hotels with no sense of when they may be able to go…

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ESCAPE FROM HAMAS: What Israel’s Hostage Rescue Tells You About Gaza


An incredible Israeli operation rescues four hostages from Hamas captivity in the Gaza Strip. Yet in a new low, the mainstream media focuses on alleged Palestinian civilian casualties, accusing Israel of “war crimes” based on numbers provided by the Hamas-controlled “Gaza Health Ministry.” What does the daring rescue mission reveal about the coastal enclave’s “civilian population” and the way mainstream…

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What will be the impact if Gantz’s leaves the government?


Barring any unforeseen events, War Cabinet member and Minister-without-Portfolio Benny Gantz is expected to take his eight-member faction out of the Netanyahu government on Saturday night. With his departure, the national emergency government and the war cabinet formed last October after he joined forces with Netanyahu will be dissolved. What precipitated Gantz’s departure? Are new elections upon us? How will…

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Israel, Hezbollah and Obstacles to Victory


Northern Israel suffered massive fires this week as Iran’s Hezbollah-controlled Lebanon, relentlessly bombed towns, military installations, crops, grazing grounds and nature preservers with rockets and missiles. At this point, a ground war in Lebanon seems both imminent and imperative to restore Israeli control over the Galilee and Golan Heights. In the latest IN FOCUS, I discuss two of the major…

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Biden says Israel has capitulated. Has it?


After Shabbat began in Israel on Friday, U.S. President Joe Biden presented a ceasefire deal which he claimed was Israel’s proposal. In the latest IN FOCUS, I went through Biden’s speech line by line, to figure out if this is Israel’s proposal or Hamas’s proposal.

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