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  • US and UK have spied on Israeli army for 18 years

    1 week ago

    U.S. and British intelligence services have reportedly spied on Israel for 18 years after cracking its army’s encryption for communication between fighter jets, drones and army bases.

    The information was reported Friday by The Intercept and the German newspaper Der Spiegel based...

  • Israel shows off its drones

    September 8, 2015 | 8:52 am

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Switzerland this week voted to buy six Israeli surveillance drones made by Elbit in a deal worth $256 million. The deal went through despite a campaign by protestors not to buy Israeli-made products because of alleged human...

  • Letters to the editor: Purim alert, Limmud and more

    February 11, 2015 | 11:07 am

    Purim Alert: Send Us Your Funny Headlines!

    Every year, the Jewish Journal’s Purim issue features a tabloid-style gloss cover with fake headlines that shock, upset and sometimes even entertain our readers. This year, we’d like to invite you to contribute one or two of your best...

  • Letters to the editor: Running Springs, Mel Brooks and Sun City

    February 4, 2015 | 9:18 am

    We Report, You Decide

    Thanks for telling a complicated story so well (“The Rebirth of Running Springs,” Jan. 30). Bravo to the Journal for reporting the facts for all to see. To those who criticize the story, it could have been far more damaging to Chabad by reporting other...

  • Religious community skeptical of lethal drones

    November 14, 2014 | 10:43 am

    This post originally appeared at HuffingtonPost and is reprinted with permission

    Since 2004, the United States, through the CIA, has conducted an estimated 400 or more drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Four of those strikes occurred just last month. Thousands of...

  • LAPD scopes out Israeli drones, ‘Big Data’ solutions

    By Simone Wilson

    February 13, 2014 | 10:18 am

    For the first nine days of February, eight of the Los Angeles Police Department’s top brass were 7,500 miles away from home, being shuttled around Israel in a minibus.

    “They complained because it was like in the army — they went from place to place to place, and they needed some...

  • Letters to the editor: Drones, Tea Party lunches and the right to bear arms

    November 13, 2013 | 2:06 pm

    Drone Issue Complicated Yet Simple: It’s About Ethics and Morality

    Thank you for the great article “The Torah of Drones” (Nov. 8). It’s extremely important and well written.

    My only concern is that the question regarding the morality of deciding who shall live and who shall die...

  • May 29, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 29, 2013 | 3:45 am

    The US

    Headline: U.S. drone said to kill major militant in Pakistan

    To Read: James Mann offers a profile piece on Obama's highly influential National Security advisor Thomas Donilon-

    Over the past five years, Donilon has amassed enormous internal control over Obama's...

  • April 22, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 22, 2013 | 3:18 am

    The US

    Headline: Arms deal with Middle East allies signal to Iran: Hagel

    To Read: Longtime Itzhak Rabin Advisor Eitan Haber is impressed by the American vigor following the Boston Bombing-

    Well, we could say that the terror and manhunt in Boston concern us in the State of...

  • ‘I don’t know the answer on Iran’: A conversation with Sen. Rand Paul

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 11, 2013 | 9:56 am

    Last Tuesday, a mere 24 hours before his becoming a national megastar and a "major 2016 player" (or, according to other accounts, simply 'hero of the week'), I spent some time with Senator Rand Paul in his Capitol Hill office. I wasn't there to talk to him about drone attacks and...