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Posted August 20, 2006

August 20, 2006

Friday night a commando unit from Sayeret Matkal (General Staff Reconnaissance Unit) executed an operation in Baalbek, in the Bakaa Valley; the IDF

Posted August 17, 2006

August 17, 2006

Looking for the silver lining.

Looks like Olmert’s "convergence" plan, which called for unilateral pullback in Judea-Samaria, may be dead (please G-d!).

Posted August 16, 2006

August 16, 2006

Mindful of all those who wait for these reports, I will continue to send them out to the best of my ability. But,

Posted August 15, 2006

August 15, 2006

Difficult to know what to begin with, or how to describe the lunacy I am observing:

— Lebanon my be on the verge

Posted August 14, 2006

August 14, 2006

We are ending the first day of the ceasefire in Lebanon.

Here in Israel we really didn’t expect it to hold even

Posted August 13, 2006

August 13, 2006

Nothing is simple, and that goes double for occurrences in Lebanon at the moment. What seems to be the case, may not be,

Posted August 12, 2006

August 12, 2006

After Shabbat.

It’s bad news, Resolution 1701, passed yesterday by the Security Council. Whatever gloss may be given to it, whatever partial elements

Posted August 11, 2006

August 11, 2006

I will go into Shabbat here in Israel before there is any decision regarding the proposed Security Council resolution on Lebanon. As I

Posted August 10, 2006

August 10, 2006

When I posted yesterday, the troops were on the march. Later last night, they were halted by order of PM Olmert, responding to

Posted August 9, 2006

August 9, 2006

The large scale ground war in Lebanon has now begun in earnest.

After over six hours of very tense discussion today —