Netanyahu Must Refute Obama's Assumption

by Amb. Yoram Ettinger George Mitchell, President Obama’s special envoy, is testing Prime Minister Netanyahu: Has he learned from past errors by repeating them – which would demolish his credibility – or by avoiding them, which would resurrect his domestic and international clout? In order to enhance his own clout and Israel’s posture of deterrence…

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One that calls for a response

Elinor Mills of CNET News said: The Stuxnet worm has taken the computer security world by storm, inspiring talk of a top secret, government-sponsored cyberwar, and of a software program laden with obscure biblical references that call to mind not computer code, but “The Da Vinci Code.” … Stuxnet a “precision guided cybermunition” and criminals…

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'Palestinians accept 2-month freeze extension proposal'

by Associated Press Top PA negotiator says acceptance is provisional on sides reaching agreement; Abbas threatens to step down if peace talks fail; State Department working to save talks.   The Palestinians have accepted a US proposal calling on Israel to extend a West Bank settlement slowdown for another two months, top PA negotiator Nabil Sha’ath…

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Iran admits it could pull nuke trigger on Israel, US

by Ken Timmerman, Newsmax.com For the first time since the expansion of Iran’s nuclear program was exposed in 2002, the Iranian government is dropping the pretense that it is developing nuclear technology purely for peaceful purposes. Iran has developed nuclear war plans to deter U.S. and Israeli aggression and retaliate against it, a top adviser…

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Israel releases 1973 war papers

by Debkafile Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak decided to release the minutes of the deliberations on an air blitz against Damascus – held in Jerusalem before and during the Yom Kippur War 37 years ago – as a strong warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad, debkafile’s military and intelligence sources…

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'Al-Aqsa II' being built for Ahmadinejad

by Oshrat Nagar Levit, Ynetnews.com The Lebanese people will soon have an Al-Aqsa mosque of their own, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Tuesday. The mosque, to be built a few hundred meters from the border with Israel, is being constructed in honor of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s upcoming visit. Construction is nearing its end in the village of…

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The lessons of Stuxnet

by Caroline Glick, Jpost There’s a new cyber-weapon on the block. And it’s a doozy. Stuxnet, a malicious software, or malware, program was apparently first discovered in June. Although it has appeared in India, Pakistan and Indonesia, Iran’s industrial complexes — including its nuclear installations — are its main victims. Stuxnet operates as a computer…

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Israeli FM: Don't let Obama impose 'peace'

by Ryan Jones, Israel Today Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday said he recently learned from reliable sources in the US that the Obama Administration is planning to impose a “peace” settlement on Israel and the Palestinians in the coming months. In a meeting with other members of his Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel Our Home)…

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Christian pro-Israel group opens headquarters in east J'lem

by Melanie Lidman, The Jerusalem Post The International Israel Allies Caucus Foundation (IIACF), an umbrella organization for an international network of pro-Israel lobbies in governments around the world, opened its headquarters in east Jerusalem on Wednesday with a ceremony attended by 40 supporters of Christian-Israel partnerships. The building, located across from the American consulate on…

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