'Israel's missile-defense system could crumble at the moment of truth'

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Dr. Nathan Faber, an expert on anti-ballistic-missile defense, questions the efficacy of Israel's tiered-defense concept in an all-out war on several fronts, citing financial and operational reasons.

In a piercing, informative and opinionated article based on data, Dr. Nathan Faber criticized the Israeli missile-defense concept ("tiered defense") this week. The conclusion of Dr. Faber's article, published on the Magen Laoref ("Homefront Shield") foundation's...

Foreign Affairs: The year authority broke down

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The leader of the most powerful empire in history, after four years of much-heralded preparations, failed to properly launch not only his flagship reform, but even just its website.

It was a farce worthy of the Book of Esther. The leader of the most powerful empire in history, after four years of much-heralded preparations, failed to properly launch not only his flagship reform, but even just its website.   Citizens of the world watching US President Barack Obama scrambling to restore...

Wink on the way to a bomb

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Op-ed: Washington's indecisiveness on Syria tells Israel its assurances regarding Iranian threat cannot be counted on

In the background of the debate regarding President Obama's conduct during the Syrian crisis lies a more critical question: How will the US act when Iran edges toward a bomb? Can we count on the White House's decisive statement assuring us that Iran will not obtain nuclear weapons? The period at the end of this firm statement is suspiciously similar to the red line...

'You Can’t Rely on America'

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Legal expert warns Israel against relying on American support in case of trouble: "Even when they do act, they’re too late."

America has no plans to truly intervene in Syria – and Israel should learn from that, attorney and current affairs analyst Yoram Sheftel warned in an interview with Arutz Sheva.   “Even if they attack, it will just be for the protocol. It won’t be a real assault,” he said.   “Obama has already proven that he...

The Obama Doctrine: Right is might

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Principled decisions, driven by fundamental good and contrasted by stark and evident evil, serve to reinforce the core US national security interests.

WASHINGTON - Ignored for over two years, the crisis in Syria has suddenly captured the world's attention.   Over 100,000 have died at the hands of a brutal dictator and the rebels fighting for his ouster. Women and children have been targeted indiscriminately by a shell of their former government. But it was the mass killing of 1,429...

‘Why Hunt Down German Nazis, but Release Muslim Nazis?’

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Father whose wife and three young children were killed by terrorists doesn’t understand Israel’s approach to murderers.

Twenty-two years ago Rabbi Eliezer Weiss lost his wife Rachel and their three young sons in a brutal terrorist attack. The four burned to death in a bus targeted in a firebomb attack.   On Sunday morning, Rabbi Weiss learned that his children’s murderers are expected to go free in a mass terrorist release. The government is planning to free over 100...

46 years of 'no'

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Op-ed: Arafat replaced Shukeiri, and Abbas replaced Arafat, but Palestinian policy of refusal, obstinacy has remained the same

At the end of August 1967, shortly after the Six Day War, the heads of Arab states held a special conference in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, where the three famous "Nos" were decided on: No to peace with Israel; no to the recognition of Israel; and no to negotiations with Israel. The PLO representative at the conference, Ahmad Shukeiri, was even more...

Silence of the lambs

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America's promotion of 'softened Arab peace initiative' a spit in the face of Israeli democracy

The buds of peace are blossoming again, and, as always, they are being irrigated with Jewish blood. Eviatar Borovsky joined more than 1,500 "victims of peace" since Oslo – a huge political experiment with humans as lab animals.   Everything is planned in advance: Obama's visit, an onslaught of smiles and love to soften the land; the launching of the "John...