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Posted July 19, 2006

July 19, 2006

Briefly this evening as electrical shortages here in Israel are playing havoc with Internet connections…

There is still a sense of "wait and

Posted July 18, 2006

July 18, 2006

The war in Lebanon is generating a great many confused and mixed messages — with conflicting predictions following. This is an extraordinarily complex

Posted July 17, 2006

July 17, 2006

The war moves on, not just in the north, but on all fronts. There was considerable action today in Gaza. And on Yaffo

Posted July 16, 2006

July 16, 2006

I have just acquired information of a most alarming nature from the Middle East News Line, the most reliable of sources, regarding the

Posted July 15, 2006

July 15, 2006

After Shabbat.

The war intensifies. We are hitting Hezbollah installations in south Beirut and have taken out radar installations.

In the north of

Posted July 13, 2006

July 13, 2006

I’m not going to give a blow-by-blow of what has occurred today. Multiple news sources are available for this.

Israel has laid

Posted July 12, 2006

July 12, 2006

Israel is at war on two fronts. This is the simple reality. Two fronts, but one war.

It is doubtful that many reading

Posted July 11, 2006

July 11, 2006

Let me here recommend a particularly insightful piece by Barry Rubin, with more to follow shortly

Rubin, in his piece, "Defining Palestinian Strategy,"

Posted July 10, 2006

July 10, 2006

Prime Minister Olmert gave a press conference for the foreign press today. He said many things that require attention:

[] He addressed the

Posted July 9, 2006

July 9, 2006

The insanity — what other word is there for the current state of affairs here? — continues.

Col. Nir Press, head of the