Israel’s interception of the flotilla attempting to break the Gaza blockade has been the focus of massive international attention—and condemnation. In the melee of interviews, editorials and images, the basic facts of the incident have often been obscured. Segments of the American...
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Consider this scenario. In response to the atrocities of 9/11, the United States invades Afghanistan and battles non-uniformed Taliban terrorists who fight within densely populated areas. Though American forces do their utmost to avoid inflicting civilian casualties, many innocents...
May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pmI will never forget my first day in Israel when a group of teenagers pointed at my tallit and laughed. It was the summer of 1970, and, at age 15, I had realized my dream of volunteering on a kibbutz. Raised in an American home in which Conservative Judaism melded effortlessly with...
May 31, 2007 | 8:00 pm
'The Military Channel' offers this documentary on 1967
Great wars in history eventually become great wars about history. Only a few years after the last soldier leaves the battlefield, accepted truths about the nature of a military conflict and the motivations for it invariably come...