Memo to Those Who Still Think Hezbollah Is a Distant Threat

It can be hard to get people to read full-length articles, especially about obscure dimensions of the incomprehensible Middle East and its never ending conflicts...

Israeli Ex-Defense Official: Hezbollah has 60-70,000 Rockets; Iran’s Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons is the...

Hezbollah now has 60-70,000 rockets, according to Maj.-Gen. (ret) Amos Gilad, a former IDF Spokesperson and Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, who delivered a major speech last week at the World Summit of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism in Herzliya, Israel, which ended yesterday. "The next war will be aimed against the home front," he said. But Iran, which backs and has been arming Hezbollah may be a greater threat. In a paper from May 2012, Gilad said however that the "the main issue today is how to prevent a nuclear Iran."

Why Don’t We Hear About Gaza Terrorists’ Routine Misfiring, Killing of their Own?

How often do Gaza's Palestinian Arab terrorists end up hitting their parents, children, spouses or neighbors? Do you see these self-inflicted losses reported in the news media that serve your community? Keep the question in mind the next time you hear of injuries or deaths in Gaza along with Israeli denials of involvement.

The Delegitimization Warfare Begins

This picture has criss-crossed the blogosphere and Twitter network like crazy last night. It pretends to be an image of children who, along with the man lying on a stretcher next to them, were allegedly targeted today by Israel's forces for being terrorists. In reality, the picture is four years old. It has nothing to do with anything that happened in Gaza last night.

Back When Bibi Knew the Truth about Prisoner Release (Video)

Netanyahu: "The release of prisoners before the conference is not the path to peace, it is the path to terror."

Can Salad Vegetables Tell Us Something About the Arab/Israel Conflict?

How good are the chances for a better understanding on both sides of the dispute when the presence of one word on a printed label triggers the involvement of the military, the police and the judiciary?

Sbarro Massacre Mastermind is Now Formally Charged and Extradition is Sought

The wheels of justice have finally gone into motion; hopefully, justice will soon be served.

Jihadists Make No Secret of Their Ambitions in Sydney

The mainstream Australian media are reporting with astonishment on the sight of elementary school children being pushed front and center by radical adults to embody the lust for Islamist jihad and to advocate the killing of unbelievers.

Michelle Obama’s ‘Nigerian Girls’ Speech and What it Misses

Mrs. Obama, our daughter's murder by another Islamist terror group - Hamas - was also unconscionable.

That Massive Hamas Terror Tunnel? A Non-Issue

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu-Zuhri has a proclivity for turning what most would consider weighty matters into 'non-issues.'

What We Know About Hezbollah

Hezbollah, by most calculations, is the military force that has the largest deployment of weapons pointed at Israel today. It's Iran's proxy, and is funded and armed by Iran and also by Syria. In much of the Arab and Moslem world, it has long been called a resistance movement [see this Asia Times analysis from 2006]. Among Western countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Australia, Canada and of course Israel, it's been classified as a terrorist organization for years and remains so.

Who cares about justice? About the victims? About truth?

To commemorate Remembrance Day, Netanyahu has, so generously, dealt us yet another blow.

A Moment of Moral Clarity in London (Video)

David Cameron's response to infamous British MP George Galloway in parliament last week.

Canada Couldn’t Deport Alleged Terrorist Because He’s ‘Palestinian’

Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Jason Kenney blamed the 'old policies' for the grant of a pardon and permanent residency to the accused terrorist.

A Pillar of Fire at Night: Iron Dome in Action Over Be’er Sheva (Video)

The reality of what is happening is much less poetic, but astonishing when you pause to think about it.

The Hypocrisy of Turkey’s Response to Syria

This same Mr Erdogan, who reserves to himself the right to defend his citizens and his borders and warns malefactors that they should not even dream of testing his country's determination, has expressed himself quite differently when it was Israel that took defensive measures in the face of lethal terrorist behavior that goes on and on.

In the Face of Savagery, What Do You Do?

Australian Ambassador to Israel ran to the hospital in J'm to visit the wounded and to donate blood

When They Crave Attention, Where do the Practitioners of Pal Arab Barbarism Turn?

Today, the 20th day of Av, is the anniversary of the murder of our daughter Malki. along with her closest friend and 13 other innocent victims in a Hamas terror attack inside the Sbarro pizzeria

A Thought About Jordan and its Treaty Obligations

Jordan, despite protestations to the contrary, never had a problem giving Tamimi major public platforms giving her 'celebrity-murderer' status. Will Jordan ever honor its treaty obligations to the US?

The Meaning of European ‘Resolve’ Against Terror

European politics is populated by a multitude of individuals who are hopelessly ambivalent about Islamists.

An Ally in the Fight Against Terror and the Questions That Don’t Get Asked

Ahlam al-Tamimi is a genuine pan-Arab celebrity an eloquent figure energetically advocating from Jordan for more violence, more murder and more jihad - all directed at Jewish and Israeli targets.

About that major Egyptian armed offensive against Sinai terrorists: it’s been called off

According to the Egyptian newspaper, Al-Masry Al-Youm, due to negotiations between Egypt and jihadists groups, "Operation Eagle" has been halted, at least temporarily.

The Palestinian Terror Index: A Majority Support Terror

Analysis released by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research contains a wealth of insights which have been ignored by the media.

Toulouse Terrorist was no ‘Lone Wolf’

You can't blame the French for wanting to minimize their made-in-Europe Islamic terror problem. The problem is with how reality keeps messing with comfortable theories.

On the Short-Sightedness of Sweeping Terrorism Concerns Under the Carpet

Several days ago, our Prime Minister's indulgence toward terrorists resurfaced. Netanyahu, we learned, is primed to free another 123 prisoners incarcerated in Israel since before the Oslo Accords. Most of them are Fatah members who have been in imprisoned for 25 to 35 years after being convicted of involvement in terrorist attacks in which Israelis were killed. The goal is to woo Mahmoud Abbas back to the negotiating table.

Manchester, Media and Politicians: Moved By Some Terrorist Attacks, not So Much by Others

Why is the murder of Jewish children in Jerusalem not deemed as horrific and intolerable as that of the children in Manchester. I have one explanation for the double standard and it starts with an "A"

Latest Blood Libel: Iranians Accusing Israel of Developing Race-Specific WMDs

Ignore for the moment the rank racism, the poor spelling, the absence of any basis for the wild and irresponsible allegations...

Accidental Explosion in Gaza Car Terminates One Terrorist Career Prematurely, Puts Two More on...

Terrorists inside cars, frequently young men with explosives stuffed into their clothing, are a fixture in streets controlled by Hamas and other like-minded terrorist groups. There's an understandable reticence on the part of the Palestinian Arab terror organizations to own up to the way they place their own communities and neighbours at mortal risk, using them in effect as human shields.

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