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Posted on: July 28th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Israel's survival problem is basically as follows: A small state, indeed a microstate that is less than half the size of Lake Michigan, is surrounded by several openly-genocidal enemy states - some of which still seek biological and/or nuclear weapons of mass destruction.
Posted on: July 21st, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
My previous column on Project Daniel considered the dire consequences of a nuclear war in the Middle East, an almost unimaginable scenario of devastation and suffering that Israel must carefully avoid. It was the spectre of precisely such a scenario that first gave rise to Project Daniel.
Posted on: July 14th, 2004InDepth → Columns
I live in a settlement. I wonder when my turn to be expelled will come. The Israeli government encouraged me to move here.
Posted on: July 14th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Israel holds nuclear weapons for only one purpose: To prevent catastrophic destruction of the Jewish state by enemy state aggression. It is altogether inconceivable that Israel would ever resort to such weapons as an initial move of war
Posted on: July 12th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Some years ago, in conversations with then Israeli Ambassador Zalman Shoval, I urged the creation of a special "brain trust" to examine Israel's increasingly precarious security situation. The main objective, related to Ambassador Shoval, would be to assemble a uniquely capable cadre of strategic thinkers who would be free from the various constraints that normally burden both academic and military planners. The Ambassador agreed fully, but for one reason or another, the idea never got off the ground at that time.
Posted on: June 30th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Televised images of Israel's recent defensive operation in Gaza suggest cruelty and indiscriminacy. In fact, exactly the opposite is true. By deliberately placing young Arab children in the front lines of armed mobs that march with lethal intent upon Israeli soldiers, it is Palestinian leaders who openly commit violations of the law of war.
Posted on: June 23rd, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
What sort of "freedom fighters" applaud the close-range murder of a pregnant Israeli woman and her four young daughters? There is only one correct answer: Palestinian terrorists. There is, in fact, no other insurgent movement on this persistently bleeding planet that can begin to compare with Arab/Islamic terror. From the standpoint of sheer barbarism, of a primal evil that mocks any human pretension to being a civilized "resistance," no other movement even comes close.
Posted on: June 16th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
While most of the world outside of Washington and Jerusalem chooses to ignore calls identifying Palestinian terrorism as attempted genocide, international law has an unswerving and renewed obligation to do so.
Posted on: June 9th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
A comparable legal case could just as easily have been made on behalf of Israel. Still reeling from an organized chorus of barbarous calls for individual and collective Jewish annihilation, Israel itself must now continuously remind the world of its own incontestable and established rights to self-defense.
Posted on: June 2nd, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Now that Israel has eliminated Hamas terrorist masterminds Sheik Ahmed Yassin and pediatrician child killer Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, Prime Minister Sharon may soon strike at certain other lead murderers who relentlessly plot suicide-bombings against Israelis.
Posted on: June 2nd, 2004InDepth → Columns
As we see from the reactions of many of the Israeli government ministers, Arik Sharon negotiated with himself and decided that his plan for disengagement was a reasonable plan.
Posted on: May 26th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Earlier this month, a previously unknown Arab/Islamic terror group claimed the murder and mutilation of four American civilian contractors in western Iraq as "retaliation" for Israel's assassination of Hamas leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin.
Posted on: May 19th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
With Prime Minister Sharon's now planned unilateral disengagement from Gaza, Israel would openly reward Palestinian terrorism and simultaneously begin to codify its own incremental disappearance.
Posted on: May 19th, 2004InDepth → Columns
Hundreds of residents of Hashmonaim and the surrounding areas demonstrated against the intention of the Israel Defense Forces to capitulate to the Israeli leftist groups and the local Arabs.
Posted on: May 12th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Even now - even after thousands of Israeli men, women and children have been systematically dismembered and murdered by the most barbarous terrorist movement in recent memory - much of the world remains willfully impervious to what is true in the Middle East.
Posted on: April 28th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
A dreadful precedent was set recently by Spain. Recoiling in understandable horror from the March 11th Islamist terror attacks on commuter trains in Madrid, the voters in that country promptly ousted a courageous prime minister who had stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the United States in Iraq.
Posted on: April 21st, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
The Palestinians continue to speak of "occupied territories." They are joined by their civilized European allies whose traditional anti-Semitism is now reinvigorated by Arab/Islamic Jew hatred.
Posted on: April 14th, 2004InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
The Land and People of Israel are now in great peril. Day after day, hour after hour - almost minute by minute - Jewish men, women and children are fiendishly murdered by Arab terrorists.
Posted on: April 7th, 2004InDepth → Columns
The Yishuv community of Hashmonaim and Yeshivat Bnei Akiva "Ner Tamid" recently celebrated a beautiful Chanukat Habayit dedication of a million-dollar Beit Midrash.
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