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Dinner At the Center of the Earth

To some extent Nathan Englander’s Iraeli-Palestinian spy novel is an homage to Ariel Sharon. As a spy novel it is more a movie version than one that reflects reality. 177 more words

Book Review

Deciding Whether to Impose Sanctions On Foreign Countries For Disseminating Propaganda

THE COUNTRIES IN QUESTION are the USA against Iran’s Propaganda Machine.

How would the USA determine in Iran what is false news and what is not false news? 833 more words


Filth, filth everywhere: who can you trust?

HOW do corrupt politicians cling to power even after being fingered? In Israel, something which shields Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been accused of corruption time and time again, is Israelis’ perception that he is tough on security, which is crucial in that neighbourhood. 639 more words

The Israel of Moshe Dayan.

Mitla Pass, by Leon Uris (1988, Doubleday Books)
This great novel starts out with the unscripted plans of the Israelis for the 1956 Sinai Peninsula conflict with the Egyptian armies as supported by an air corps of volunteer pilots, etc., from places like Poland and Czechoslovakia that were supposed to be good proving grounds for MIG pilots and air crews. 808 more words

Bravo, President Trump, for Standing Up to Palestinian Blackmail on Jerusalem

Trump is not destroying his own peace efforts but grounding them in reality: Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. And he’s reacted to Arab and Palestinian ‘predictions’ (read: threats) of violence with the contempt they deserve… 920 more words

Witness: Sabra and Shatila

friday 15th september, 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio
sabra and shatila – a massacre in lebanon (presented by louise hidalgo) (in the witness series) 79 more words

A side of tachboulah, please

The Lion’s Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War
Steven Pressfield
New York: Penguin 2014
398 pages

In my last post, I suggested a few things to read once you’ve become satiated with Boyd himself (don’t worry, it happens). 1,471 more words

Boyd's Theories