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'Israel knew about the Gaza tunnel threat but did nothing about it'

Former OC Southern Command Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yoav Galant, the number two candidate on Koolanu list, slams gov’t handling of last summer’s war with Hamas.

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Foreign Policy

Difference Between "Islamic State" and Boko Haram

The threat of attacks from militant groups unfortunately fill the air in several regions. Growing frustrations with governments and ideologies have secured breeding grounds for some of the most ruthless organizations. 838 more words

Current Events

Yemen falls apart

The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz puts the Yemen crisis on the front burner for the king’s successor Prince Salman. Abdullah’s death comes on the heels of the resignation of Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, which is a major setback for US and Saudi diplomacy, a limited victory for Iran and a plus for al-Qaeda. 11 more words

Middle East

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia obituary

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who has died aged 90, promised much but accomplished little. By the time he came to the throne in 2005, he was 81 years old. 60 more words

Middle East

Don't turn away from Israel

I have very bad feelings for the fact that many Jews and Jewish communities around the world distance themselves so clearly from Israel. Of course you should discuss the politics of the country, just like you do with other countries. 95 more words