As part of its ‘aid’ package to Israel, the US shared in the financing of Israel’s anti-missile defense system, developed by Israel. This gave the US the right to veto Israel’s deal to export those missiles directly to Poland. Instead, […]Read More
As Holocaust Memorial Day approaches, I was thinking about why we, the Jews, criticize the US and Britain for not bombing Auschwitz. The answer is not because they didn’t bomb the death factory. It is because they were flying over […]Read More
The right hemisphere of the brain says, “Bury your head in the sand.” After all, the second side in the Syrian conflict would be committing the same atrocities if it only could. We are talking about extremely violent people. Furthermore, […]Read More
Israel suffers from a basic inferiority complex. Leaving its Jewish identity behind, it has invented an ‘Israeli’ identity, which is contingent upon the recognition of our Arab neighbors. This foundational flaw channels us into a zero sum game, precisely expressed […]Read More
If Israel was not the recipient of American aid, would it have spent its own money to equip itself with the US F-35 jets? Clearly not. But yet, that is exactly what happened this week.
Development on the F35 has not […]
The outstretched hand of Israeli Olympics judo competitor Uri Sasson, left alone in mid-air by his Egyptian opponent, reminds us all of something we have been trying to forget. Really, Israel does not have ‘peace’ with Egypt. Currently, the interest of […]Read More
We are used to thinking that the goal of the State of Israel is to achieve peace and that the problems our state faces are security, demographics, Palestinian nationalism, international pressure and economics.
But “peace” cannot be the defined goal of […]
The media reports that the FBI is investigating if the Orlando terrorist belonged to ISIS. But they also reported that minutes before the massacre, the American Islamist terrorist called the police station and pledged his allegiance to ISIS. So what […]Read More
Or: What was Netanyahu looking for in the Golan Heights, why did the Russians shoot at an Israeli fighter jet and why can’t Israel formulate a diplomatic/security strategy.
In April 2016, PM Binyamin Netanyahu visited IDF forces on the Golan Heights, […]