Tag Archives: West Bank

Blame Bin Laden, not Israel

Are American soldiers dying because those damned Israelis won’t make peace with the Palestinians? “The conflict foments anti-American sentiment, due to a perception of U.S. favoritism for Israel,” General Petraeus said in a report to the Senate committee last week. … Continue reading

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Facebook blows Israeli raid

One Israeli soldier got a little too social with his media after he blabbed on Facebook that his unit would be raiding a West Bank village. He actually posted the time and location of the raid on Facebook. The Israeli … Continue reading

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Palestinians vow death for 'Bruno'

Sacha Baron Cohen isn’t laughing. The star of  “Bruno” has mightily pissed off the wrong people. The Palestinian Al-Aqsa Martys’ Brigades, whose suicide bombings have murdered scores of Israeli civilians, aren’t happy with how the British comic mocked them in … Continue reading

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Should Military Academies be Abolished?

Former Washington Post reporter Tom Ricks has lit a fire by calling for the abolition of service academies such as West Point and Annapolis. Ricks argues that training officers through college ROTC would be cheaper and produce more well-rounded officers. … Continue reading

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