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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 —

Posted August 8, 2006

August 8, 2006

Yesterday I included a link for an analysis by Dore Gold of the US-French proposal for ceasefire. Dr. Gold, who now heads the

Posted August 7, 2006

August 7, 2006

On it goes, with the end not in sight.

— The Bush administration is working hard to push through the Security Council a

Posted August 6, 2006

August 6, 2006


A photo used by Reuters of bombing damage done by Israel in Beirut is being identified as a fraud by photo experts.

Posted August 4, 2006

August 4, 2006

I do not usually run such large sections of the JINSA report, but in this instance feel inclined to do so. This report

Posted August 3, 2006

August 3, 2006

Difficult to write a lengthy posting at the end of a fast day. Difficult to take in today’s news when mourning for the