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Video: Gaza Casualty Figures

May 22, 2024

Since the October 7 mass terror attack by Hamas, the Israeli military has been faced with one of the most difficult challenges in its history: to destroy the ability of this group to carry out terrorist attacks from Gaza, while keeping civilian casualties to a minimum, notwithstanding the fact that Hamas uses places including schools, […]

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 […]

Iranian Aggression, Israeli Red Lines, and U.S. Interests

July 2, 2018

An Israeli general says his nation’s recent strikes on Iranian forces in Syria have left Iran far from cementing a presence there but also have left Israel needing support to end that presence completely. Wednesday’s comments by Israeli Major General Michael Edelstein at a Washington event provided a rare public assessment of Israel’s strategy in […]

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