What Wingate Wrought

By MAX BOOT — THE WEEKLY STANDARD — The astonishing raids of a Special Operations pioneer in Palestine, Abyssinia, and Burma Everyone still remembers T. E. Lawrence, if only because of David Lean’s magnificent movieLawrence of Arabia and Lawrence’s own literary masterpiece,Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Yet far fewer remember Lawrence’s distant cousin, the British Army officer Orde Wingate,…

Happy Balfour Day!

By MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— Recent years have seen an intensified effort by Israel’s foes to demonize and delegitimize the Jewish state. From organizing flotillas to Gaza to pushing for boycotts and sanctions, these misguided militants have sought to rebrand Israel as a bellicose and aggressive nation. Consisting of an increasingly strident chorus of Islamist radicals,…