“Israel extends new border fence but critics say it is a sign of weakness,” reads the Guardian’s headline, with the sub: “Doubts grow over the fortified frontiers the Jewish state says are needed as deterrents against terrorism and illegal infiltration.”
The doubts, incidentally, are basically something Alex Fishman wrote in Yedioth Aharonot about how the more fences Israel must use for its protection, the weaker its position becomes in the long run.
It’s a debatable idea, of course, but in the future, the Guardian should probably try to remain more accurate in its headline, which should have read: “Israel extends new border fence but Alex Fishman says it is a sign of weakness.”
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published two fun books: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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