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President Trump’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy

January 11, 2019

“We remain a nation at war.” President Trump’s new National Strategy for Counterterrorism, released in early October, begins with that simple statement of fact. Despite the West’s victories in the several major wars of the 20th century, the 21st century is not an age of peace. It is yet another age of conflict. We don’t […]

Hamas’s Other War

January 8, 2009

Palestinian civilians continue to be murdered in cold blood — several dozen just last weekend. Many of the victims were gunned down inside hospitals and schools. If you’ve been following the latest Middle East conflict, this will not surprise you. What might: The fact that the assailants were Palestinians — Hamas members targeting those affiliated […]

Israel and the War of Ideas

February 29, 2008

Israel’s 60-year war for survival has been marked by numerous victories on the battlefield. The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) is lauded as one of the premier military forces in modern history. But Israel has often lost on another front, sometimes without much of a fight: the battlefield of the mind, where ideas, words, and images […]

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