QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The UK is deeply concerned by the continuing bloodshed in Gaza. It is tragic that so many innocent civilians, including women and children, have been…

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COMMENT & OPINION

24/07/2014

Daily Telegraph: Gaza conflict: Hamas chooses to let children die for its own crazy ends, by Yair Lapid

The main argument presented by Israel’s critics can be summarised in a single sentence: Not enough of your children are dying. I refuse to apologise…

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23/07/2014

BESA: Strategic Implications of Operation Protective Edge, by Prof Shmuel Sandler

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon were very hesitant to be drawn into a third round of hostilities against Hamas within…

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22/07/2014

Foreign Policy: A War We Didn’t Want, by Brig. Gen. (res) Michael Herzog

Ever since Israel unilaterally evacuated Gaza in 2005, Israelis often say that while Israel left Gaza, Gaza never left Israel. I was reminded of this…

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21/07/2014

The Daily Telegraph: Why a ground operation is necessary, by Brig. Gen. (res.) Michael Herzog

In this article published in the Sunday Telegraph on 20 July, BICOM Senior Visiting Fellow Brig. Gen. (res.) Michael Herzog assesses the need for a ground operation and the challenges involved.

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18/07/2014

Times of Israel: Hamas’s war is ultimately with Egypt, by Avi Issacharoff

The humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, which ran until 3 p.m. Thursday, has ended. The two sides have already gone back to fighting each other. Hamas fires…

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