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  • Worldwide terror: Connecting the ISIS dots

    November 30, 2015 | 10:50 am

    When it comes to fighting terrorism, we frequently miss the obvious, in two ways.

    A few weeks before the September 11, 2001 attacks I was in Jerusalem, having dinner with Eli Borowski, an elderly Polish-born Jew with an amazing clarity about the past and the future.

    As a young...

  • Be careful with the notion that the West needs to ‘adopt Israel’s anti-terror strategies’

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 19, 2015 | 4:07 am

    Not long after the end of operation Tzuk Eitan, better known among non-Israelis as Protective Edge, some high ranking visitors from the US Air Force paid a visit to their Israeli counterparts to learn about the methodologies and the lessons of the IDF from the battles in Gaza. The...

  • Pope, Peres discuss ‘U.N. of religions’ at Vatican meeting

    September 4, 2014 | 3:01 pm

    Former Israeli President Shimon Peres met with Pope Francis at the Vatican and proposed a “U.N. of religions” to fight terrorism.

    The Vatican said the pope and Peres held a “long” and “very cordial” discussion on Thursday.

    During the 45-minute meeting, Peres described his idea...

  • Foolishness and Foll

    By Stanley William Rothstein

    May 1, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    By now anyone can understand what is happening in the Middle East.

    The spectacle of military dictatorships being exposed

    to the light of day is bracing, but now Europe, the United Nations and some in our own government want to return to business as usual. The president is basking in...

  • Israel: Key Player in War on Terrorism

    By Jessica Steinberg

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    As the U.S. ally with the greatest experience IN fighting terrorism, Israel is likely to play a key role in the planned international war on terrorism.

    But its role is likely to be less public, working primarily with U.S. intelligence and the Defense Department, terrorism experts...