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Get Serious about Human Shields – Mark Dubowitz and Orde Kittrie (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Aug. 23, 2018 Get Serious about Human Shields – Mark Dubowitz and Orde Kittrie Terrorists’ use of human shields is a remarkably effective tactic against countries like the U.S. and Israel, whose ethical and military codes require avoiding civilian casualties. Terrorists hide among civilians to shelter themselves from lawful attack or deliberately cause civilian casualties. The […]

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Laws of Armed Conflict in Gaza – Lt.-Gen. (ret.) John Toolan (RealClearDefense via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Aug. 15, 2018 Laws of Armed Conflict in Gaza – Lt.-Gen. (ret.) John Toolan In recent months, Hamas has debuted new tactics like indiscriminate airborne incendiaries and interspersing terror cells in crowds of civilians attempting to infiltrate Israel. Hamas attacks Israel and violates the laws of armed conflict by forcing the deaths of civilians to trigger […]

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To those of you who missed Col. Richard Kemp last night at Shaarei Shomayim (in Toronto)

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Israel, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

I heard Col. Richard Kemp speak last night at Shaarei Shomayim, in an event sponsored by Israel Bonds and the Lone Soldier Center in memory of Michael Levin (a former lone soldier killed in the 2nd Lebanon war). Col. Kemp is truly a great friend of Israel, spoke with great humour and didn’t say a […]

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How Israelis React to Deaths on Both Sides – Lenny Ben-David (Forward via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun, 8, 2018 How Israelis React to Deaths on Both Sides – Lenny Ben-David (Forward) Most Israelis know that the shooting of a Palestinian medical volunteer at the Gaza border riots on June 2 was not deliberate. We simply don’t do things like that. If a rare act of murder of Arabs by an Israeli takes […]

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Gaza’s Miseries Have Palestinian Authors, by Bret Stephens (NYT)

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  double standards, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Nov. 16, 2018 For the third time in two weeks, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have set fire to the Kerem Shalom border crossing, through which they get medicine, fuel and other humanitarian essentials from Israel. Soon we’ll surely hear a great deal about the misery of Gaza. Try not to forget that the authors of […]

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Why does the media encourage Hamas violence against Israel?, by Alan Dershowitz (Washington Examiner)

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

May 16, 2018 …”The most recent Hamas provocations — having 40,000 Gazans try to tear down the border fence and enter Israel with Molotov cocktails and other improvised weapons — are part of a repeated Hamas tactic that I have called the “dead baby strategy.” The goal of Hamas is to have Israel kill as […]

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The Truth of the Gaza Violence and IDF Restraint from an IDF Officer Who is Serving There By Avi Abelow (Israel Unwired)

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 15, 2018 Hamas is putting on a public relations show.  They are forcefully pushing Gaza residents towards the border to be killed by the IDF. The Western media is reporting of a trigger-happy IDF killing innocent Gaza Arabs instead of using restraint. This eyewitness testimony tells a completely different story.  A story of unbelievable […]

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80 Percent of Gazans Killed at Israel Border Riots Were Affiliated with Terrorists (Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center via Daily Alert)

By   /  April 27, 2018  /  media bias, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Apr. 27, 2018 80 Percent of Gazans Killed at Israel Border Riots Were Affiliated with Terrorists (Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center) A new report released Thursday revealed that 32 of the 40 Palestinians (80%) killed during the “Great Return March” events since March 30 were terrorist operatives or affiliated individuals. The findings clearly show that terrorist operatives and […]

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Haley: Hamas Uses Palestinian Civilians as Human Shields (US mission to the UN via Daily Alert)

By   /  April 27, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Apr. 27, 2018 Haley: Hamas Uses Palestinian Civilians as Human Shields U.S. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley told the Security Council on Thursday: “A week ago today, the European Parliament passed a resolution condemning Hamas for its use of human shields. We were pleased to see this action. It’s difficult to think of a more cowardly act […]

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For first time, European Parliament condemns Hamas terrorism, by Eldad Beck (Israel Hayom)

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 20, 2018 Resolution censuring Hamas’ acts of terrorism and use of human shields passes with an overwhelming majority of 524-30, with 92 abstentions • Motion slams Hamas abuse of Gaza population, calls on Israel and the Palestinians “to respect human rights.” Click here for full article

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