Palestinian Extremist Violence Leading to Surprise Eventuality

Originally posted on Beyond the Cusp:

The stories of increasing Palestinian extremists excessive violence are rising to the point that even the most optimistic coverage is unable to avoid reports of gunmen firing fully-automatic rifles aimed randomly while marching through Arab neighborhoods, rock-throwing ambushes against school buses full of children, school children traumatized by the screams emanating from the Gaza government building next door to their school as Hamas tortures unfortunates suspected of any offense against their rule and other horror stories that often are represented outside of Israel as the crimes of the Israelis against the Palestinians when the truth does not fit the approved narrative of Israel is always in the wrong. These horrors are in addition to the terrorisms unleashed almost daily on the Israelis who have the misfortune of living in proximity to Palestinian Arab neighborhoods or the life-threatening experiences of those with Israeli license plates, whether Jew or Arab, who make…

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U.S. airstrikes expand to Syrian city of Aleppo

Originally posted on Peace and Freedom:

Launch from USS Makin Island

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Blathering Eco Intellectuals

Originally posted on PA Pundits - International:

caruba_alan20080111By Alan Caruba ~

Cartoon - What GW CausesI confess I have always been wary of intellectuals. They love arcane theories that often have little to do with real life and this is particularly true of eco-intellectuals who have embraced a panoply of lies and claims about the “environment”, “fossil fuels”, “sustainability”, and other notions that permit them to bloviate without once addressing reality.

This has been a week of eco-propaganda on a global scale. On Sunday there were “Climate Marches.” On Tuesday there will be a UN “Climate Summit”, and there will likely be an avalanche of nonsense in the media intended to make us believe we have control, influence, or impact on the climate when it is obvious to the rest of us that we—the human race—have none.

Sun - Without SpotsIn the past nearly two decades we have all been experiencing not a warning, but a cooling of planet Earth. It has nothing to…

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‘ US and Five Arab Countries Launch Air-Strikes in Syria ‘

Originally posted on Ace News Services 2014:

AceBreakingNews – WASHINGTON – September 23 – The U.S. and five Arab countries launched air-strikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria, and the U.S. undertook a separate, unilateral air attack on what it called an al-Qaida affiliate elsewhere in Syria.

US and Five Arab Countries Launch Air-Strikes in Syria

US and Five Arab Countries Launch Air-Strikes in Syria

Several hours after the Pentagon announced the air-strikes against Islamic State targets, U.S. Central Command said American war-planes launched eight air-strikes “to disrupt the imminent attack plotting against the United States and Western interests” by a network of “seasoned al-Qaida veterans” – sometimes known as the Khorasan Group - who have established a haven in Syria.

US and Five Arab Countries Launch Air-Strikes in Syria

US and Five Arab Countries Launch Air-Strikes in Syria

It provided no details on the plotting.

Central  Command said that separate bombing mission was undertaken solely by U.S. aircraft and took place west of the Syrian city of Aleppo. It said…

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Israel Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet

Originally posted on Peace and Freedom:

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Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon says jet “approached Israeli territory in the Golan Heights in a threatening manner, and even crossed the border”; Syria describes the incident as an Israeli “act of aggression.”

The IDF shot down a Syrian warplane that invaded Israeli airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday.

At 8:57 a.m., the Israel Air Force detected a Sukhoi-24 Syrian fighter jet crossing into Israel’s air space. The jet was 800 meters into Israeli air space when the IAF took the decision to shoot it down, a senior IAF official said.

“This decision is in line with our policy of intercepting all intrusions into our air space,” he said.

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A minute and 20 seconds after the decision was taken, the dual seat Sukhoi-24 was struck by a Patriot surface-to-air missile, and the pilot and navigator managed to parachute out of the aircraft.

When the missile…

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BBC whitewashes 20th century Jewish emigration from Egypt

Originally posted on BBC Watch:

BBC Arabic’s Sally Nabil in Cairo has recently produced two items on the topic of what remains of the Egyptian Jewish community. On September 18th a filmed report for BBC television news programmes was also published on the BBC News website under the title “Egypt’s Jewish community’s lost future“. The synopsis reads:Sally Nabil Egyptian Jews

“The Jewish community in Egypt is on the verge of disappearing.

Up until the 1950s, as many as 100,000 Jews called the country home – now, just 12 remain.

The BBC’s Cairo correspondent Sally Nabil explains why.”

However, that ‘explanation’ comes in the form of just three short sentences in Nabil’s filmed report.

“There were around 100,000 Jews in Egypt. Most of them were forced to leave in the 50s and 60s. Egypt was at war with Israel and the government suspected many of them of being spies.”

Sally Nabil also produced an audio version…

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