Earlier, Russia blamed downed military aircraft on Israel’s ‘deliberate provocations’ striking Syria ■ France denies involvement, U.S. says plane shot down by Syrian air defense systems
So reporters kept pressing Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff David Goldfein for answers to the reasonable question: How will the Air Force afford 74 more squadrons with all the people, planes, satellites, and infrastructure needed to make them useful?
At the risk of starting a nuclear firestorm of #MeToo politics, may I ask a serious question about the Kavanaugh case?
President Trump took aim at China Tuesday, warning there will continue to be “great and fast economic retaliation against China” if Americans are targeted by unfair trading practices.
Did Israel fail to warn Russia in time, or are Syria’s aging air defenses to blame?
Israeli ambassador summoned, Russian defense minister threatens response, after Israel blamed for downing of Russian plane. Russia on Tuesday summoned the Israeli ambassador to Moscow following the downing of a Russian plane over Syria which the Russian defense ministry has blamed on the Israeli air…
Humanitarian crisis avoided after US and Turkish threats make Russia think twice about Idlib campaign. Yochanan Visser As the Israeli air force once again struck an Iranian target in Syria on Monday, media reported that the long anticipated offensive by the Iranian-Russian-backed pro-Assad coalition…
Russian leader conciliatory as officials blame ‘hostile’ Israeli actions after Syrian forces mistakenly shoot down jet.
sister of Defense Avigdor Liberman on Tuesday comforted the family of Ari Fuld, who was murdered in a stabbing attack in Gush Etzion.
Tamar, Ari’s eldest daughter, asked the defense minister to impose the death penalty on the terrorist. She told Liberman that she was concerned that the terrorist was not killed at the scene of the attack and lamented that he was lightly wounded and was being treated in an Israeli hospital.
Avner Cohen Op-Ed article on legacy of Golda Meir, who turned Israel away from dangerous consideration of using nuclear weapons as ‘last resort’ in early, desperate days of Yom Kippur war 30 years ago and instead flew secretly to Washington to enlist American aid that turned tide; says her prudence not only avoided nuclear catastrophe, it demonstrated to world that Israel was responsible and trusted nuclear custodian and contributed significantly to creation of nuclear taboo (M)
In the fall of 1973, Israel knew that Egypt and Syria were planning an offensive, but the date was unclear until an Egyptian spying for Israel gave the mother of all wakeup calls.
At a traffic circle near Nazareth, I saw tables with soft drinks, sandwiches, cakes — set up for the troops. There were scenes like this nationwide, but here the women were Arabs
Facing severe food and medicine shortages, Venezuelans are increasingly open to extreme options like foreign intervention and leaving the country in order to stay alive, according to a Meganalisis study.
Defense Ministry urged to implement ‘Pay-Slay Law’.
Shouts of “Fire the Superintendent!” Concerned Newton citizens gather to express disgust at the willful negligence of the Newton School Committee — June 11, 2018. Angry parents and citizens dominated the first hour of a scheduled Newton Public School board meeting on Monday night, in an effort to show their disgust and rage at the continued teaching of bias against Israel that has been the focus of controversy in this leafy, heavily Jewish suburb for more than 5 years. Waving signs of “Fire Fleishman!” and “Replace Goldman!”, around 70 angry citizens protested the mistreatment of the Jewish community by city officials the evening of June 11. Ruth Goldman, Chair of the Committee, restricted discussion of the controversy to only 7 speakers from among those who came to protest the on-going defamation of Israel and Jews in Newton’s school rooms. More than 15 had signed up to speak. Ruth Goldman, Chair of the Newton School Committee, calls the room to order. Charles Jacobs, president of Americans for Peace and Tolerance, reminded the board that Mayor Ruthanne Fuller had promised the Jewish community “transparency” in what is being taught at the schools, but she has not delivered. This,
Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States increased by nearly 60 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to a report from the ADL.
BY BARENAKEDISLAM I guess Khan doesn’t care about who gets hurt from the soaring knife crimes and acid attacks by Muslims, as well as paedophile Paki-Muslim sex grooming gangs, the result of police being too busy monitoring the internet for so-called “hate speech” to actually do their jobs.
MOSCOW fears one of its aircraft has been shot down during a raid on northern Syria.
One of the hallmarks of Yom Kippur is repentance; the ability to ask for and extend to others forgiveness.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry is facing criticism after a Friday appearance on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” when he jokingly compared President Donald Trump to an insecure teenage girl, The Washington Post reported.
- In tributes throughout the day Sunday, at his midnight funeral and in the morning papers, Fuld is remembered both for his advocacy and for the fact that even after being stabbed, he managed to run after his killer and shoot him.
- “With his last strength he saved lives,” reads the top headline in tabloid Yedioth Ahronoth.
- “Ari was a fighter, with his body and his soul,” a friend and neighbor says in Israel Hayom. “He volunteered for everything, and one of the biggest things he did was to defend Israel online. Ari was one of the biggest advocates the country had in English.”
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Education Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home), Knesset Chairman Yuli Edelstein (Likud), and MK Bezalel Smotrich (Jewish Home) paid a condolence visit Sunday night to the home of the American-Israeli father of four who was stabbed to death Sunday morning in a terror attack in Gush Etzion south of Jerusalem.
Ari Fuld, a 45-year-old immigrant from the US and resident of the Gush Etzion town of Efrat, was critically wounded Sunday morning after a 17-year-old Arab terrorist from the Hevron district stabbed him in the back.
The memorial for Symon Petliura was unveiled Saturday in Vinnitsa, a city in the western part of the nation, on Defender of Ukraine Day, a national holiday, the RT news site reported. It is located in an area once known as Yerusalimka, or Jerusalem, and located next to a small synagogue that is still in operation.
The statue, which RT calls the first official monument to Petliura, though there is a bust of the early 20th-century leader in the capital, shows him sitting on a bench with a map of the country in his hands.
According to the Palestinians, the IDF also measured the terrorist’s house in preparation to demolish the home.
BY ROBERT SPENCER Salvini is right, but he will be excoriated as a “racist” anyway. The political and media elites expect, and indeed demand, that the countries of the West commit national suicide. Anything short of that is “racist” and “neo-Nazi.
Mike Huckabee reacted Sunday on “Fox & Friends” to former Secretary of State John Kerry for holding private meetings with Iranian officials.
BY BARENAKEDISLAM In recent months thousands of illegal African Muslim migrants have attempted to jump the border in Ceuta, a Spanish city in Morocco to gain access to Europe. Even worse, the new Socialist government in Spain has ordered police to handle the violent thugs with kid gloves.
PLO Executive Committee Member calls action ‘vindictive and spiteful’.