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Posted on: December 12th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Sometimes, in complex military calculations, truth is counter-intuitive. In essence, the persuasiveness of Israel's nuclear deterrent vis-à-vis Iran will require prospective enemy perceptions of retaliatory destructiveness at both the low and high ends of the nuclear yield spectrum. Ending nuclear ambiguity at the optimal time could best allow Israel to foster precisely such needed perceptions. This point is very important and possibly overriding.
Posted on: December 12th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Moshe Feiglin
The main junction from which the different opinions on most issues in Israel diverge is the question of identity. Israel does not have clear borders because it does not have a clear identity. The dispute is not really over peace or security. The dispute is about identity. The more solid our Jewish identity, the stronger the connection between our land and us. The stronger the desire to retreat from our Jewish identity, the stronger our desire to retreat from the land. When we connect to our identity, we will connect to our land and we will merit clear borders and peace.
Posted on: December 12th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Keeping Jerusalem
International opinion has it that the new planned Israeli neighborhood between Jerusalem and Maaleh Adumim will prevent the creation of a contiguous Palestinian state. Unfortunately, though, that is not true.
Posted on: December 10th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
The Salafi political victories, militia victories and terror attacks are all part of the same phenomenon, and it is about time that we confronted it for what it is.
Posted on: December 10th, 2012InDepth → Columns → America's Rabbi / Shmuley Boteach
Rice was part of Bill Clinton’s National Security Team whom in 1994 refused any intervention whatsoever in the Rwanda genocide that left 800,000 dead.
Posted on: December 9th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
Chanukah commemorates the physical and spiritual resistance that is required of us sooner or later in all times.
Posted on: December 6th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
Americans weren't ready for a reversal after four years. Will Egyptians be ready to cast down Morsi after a much shorter period?
Posted on: December 5th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Steadily, Israel is strengthening its plans for ballistic missile defense, most visibly on the Arrow system and also on Iron Dome, a lower-altitude interceptor that is designed to guard against shorter-range rocket attacks from Lebanon and Gaza.
Posted on: December 5th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
As one Hamas official put it, "In the next war with Israel, Israelis will be forced to flee not only their homes, but the whole country."
Posted on: December 5th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
Forget the cluster bomb and the mine, the poison gas shell and even tailored viruses.
Posted on: December 4th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
To the Muslim world, democracy did not mean individualism, it meant majority rule.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
They did not celebrate out of support for the two-state solution peace with Israel.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
The government middle class is the most hopeless middle class in all of history. It aspires to nothing and it dreams of nothing.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
The government class is being led by liars and fools who see it as a lever for upending and taking over a working class society.
Posted on: November 30th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Moshe Feiglin
Israel has a simple option: Immediate withdrawal from the United Nations.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Moshe Feiglin
After the Pillar of Defense cease-fire, many now understand what we understood after the Zo Artzeinu demonstrations: The Israeli crisis is not on the continuum between Right and Left. It is on the continuum between Israelis and their Jewish identity.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Dov Shurin
As I write this, Defense Minister Ehud Barak has just announced, during a televised press conference, his decision not to run in the coming elections and to leave politics.
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