Monthly Archives: August 2014

“The Israeli victory, as defined by Netanyahu’s strategy, is complete.”

The war Netanyahu won, and the one he may lose The PM’s strategy of containing Hamas is arguably a good one, but it’s not what Israelis expected BY HAVIV RETTIG GUR August 27, 2014 (Excerpt) At the conclusion of Operation Protective Edge, … Continue reading

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Finally, Obama meets some real Americans in NC. It didn’t go well.

Tepid clapping greets unpopular Obama’s VA speech at American Legion convention in his first speech to group since 2011 President fell flat as audience of thousands responded to military pledges with anemic ovations Some applause lines met with awkward silence … Continue reading

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“After declaring for nearly four years that Bashar Assad must go, the US president may end up sending a US aircraft carrier to save him.”

Taking the US fight against IS into Syria would consolidate Assad and his Iranian allies – DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis August 23, 2014 Tags:  Barack Obama,  ISIS,  Syria,  US military action,  Raqqa, IS’ Syrian stronghold in Raqqa (Excerpt) British and German intelligence sources reported Saturday, Aug. 23, … Continue reading

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FOWARD? – “Iraqi and Kurdish forces wait tensely for Barack Obama to decide”

“Iraqi Islamic State terrorists released a video online Tuesday night, Aug. 19, purportedly showing the beheading of American photo-journalist James Wright Foley, 40, abducted in Syria 22 months ago, after threatening to punish the US and Britain for air strikes … Continue reading

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End Game – “Hamas is mistaken if it thinks it can come out of a military defeat with a diplomatic victory”

Netanyahu-Sisi-Abbas lineup tells Hamas: Accept an extra month’s truce – or Ramallah will DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 17, 2014   (Excerpt) “The Egyptian and Palestinian Authority delegations slapped down an ultimatum for Hamas when negotiations for a durable Gaza truce resumed in … Continue reading

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“ALLAH IS OUR GOAL, THE PROPHET IS OUR LEADER, JIHAD IS OUR WAY, AND DEATH FOR ALLAH IS OUR MOST EXALTED WISH”

Simultaneous to an announcement by a Hamas spokesperson on Facebook that the terror group rejects the Egyptian ceasefire proposal, and that Israel must either accede to its demands or face a war of attrition, Hamas’s armed wing tweets  “ALLAH IS … Continue reading

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Israel has a true leader. America needs to find one.

     NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE          WWW.NATIONALREVIEW.COM AUGUST 11, 2014  Indefatigable Israeli – Netanyahu at the ramparts By Quin Hillyer (Excerpt) To the American public, this is Benjamin Netanyahu’s moment. As an advocate of Israeli resolve and Israel’s moral authority, that tiny nation’s … Continue reading

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