Tag Archives: Defence

Donkey Terrorists?

Israel complains of Hamas donkey-terrorists. Palestinian militant movement Hamas has launched several attacks at Israeli forces involving donkeys carrying explosives, the IDF complained. The practice doesn’t seem to be efficient, as Israelis can simply gun down the animals from a … Continue reading

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Israel – Gaza: Protective Shields

And from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: The difference between us is that we’re using missile defense to protect our civilians and they’re using their civilians to protect their missiles.    

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$1,000,000,000 To Boost US Military In Europe

Just in case you were not aware, NATO has some 28 member countries that are supposed to protect themselves against Russia. The Wall Street Journal: Warsaw—President Barack Obama said he would send more U.S. military equipment and increase joint exercises in Poland … Continue reading

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Israel Tightens Airspace Rules

Hat tip to Irish Anglican, Fr Rob. Jewish Press is reporting: Israel has tightened airspace rules for aircraft entering Israeli airspace according to a report on Israel Channel 2. The report said that the rules have been tightened in response to … Continue reading

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Christians Serving in the IDF

The Jewish Press: Nearly 90 Christian soldiers from all over the country and from all IDF units came together earlier this week in Nazareth Illit for an event organized by the Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum. Although it has only been … Continue reading

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Is Hezbollah About to Withdraw From Syria?

One can but hope so… Writing at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, retired Israeli Brigadier General Shimon Shapira wonders if the ongoing debate inside Iran on the expenditure on behalf of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is a portent of … Continue reading

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Israel Foils Al-Qaida Plan to Bomb US Embassy

Well done! Israel has foiled an Al Qaeda plan to attack the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Fox News confirmed. According to a senior U.S. official who has been briefed on the intelligence shared by Shin Bet, Israel’s internal security … Continue reading

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It’s Taken an American to Expose the Brutal Truth of Britain’s Military Decline

The Telegraph: Robert Gates’s devastating critique of Britain’s military decline since the Government’s ill-considered 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review is as long overdue as it is welcome. The former US Defence Secretary, who served under both the Bush and … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit Gone Bad

I saw this over at the Rosh Pina Project. We had mentioned the hijacking of Christmas by anti-Israel activists a number of years ago, this year this bah humbug tradition against Israel continues as the Christmas spirit turns bad toward … Continue reading

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What Moral Theologians Say About Getting Involved in Syria

Traditionally, moral theologians have argued that to use military force justly, one must have a just cause; the use of force must be the last resort; success must be probable; the means must be proportionate; and the military action must … Continue reading

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