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Archive for June, 2011
Interesting history of technology in the military here.
For those who have been to The Holy Land, this excellent piece by Michael Totten will strike a chord. Because Hebron, historian Yaacov Lozowick wrote, “is what happens when Israelis and Palestinians agree to divide a city, but can’t agree to live together in peace. The blame for lack of peace is irrelevant: each side [...]
Historian Yaacov Lozowick: On this page I’ve brought together the various things I’ve written over the past few years explaining – and more importantly, demonstrating – why the idea of dividing Jerusalem is so mistaken. Not only will it not bring peace; the common denominator to all the alternative plans for dividing the city is [...]
Evil personified: “I don’t regret what I did, and would do it again,” Amjad Awad told reporters in court. “I’m proud of what I did and I’ll accept any punishment I get, even death, because I did it all for Palestine,” he added. The charge sheet detailed how the two saw two young brothers sleeping [...]
Peter Wehner: But the lid blew in Egypt, as well as in other Arab nations, because people rose up on their own against repression, injustice, and widespread poverty. That is precisely what George W. Bush warned would come to pass. And whatever one felt at the time about the possibilities and dangers of the revolutions [...]