Ahead of the US strike on Syria, the Israeli security cabinet in special session Wednesday, Aug. 28, ordered the partial mobilization of select, qualitative IDF reserve forces: Rocket, Air Force, missile interception, Home Defense command and intelligence units. Anti-missile Arrow, Patriot and Iron Dome systems were spread out more widely than ever before across the country. US and Syria wound up last military preparations for the US strike. Barring last-minute hold-ups, debkafile’s military sources report the American operation is scheduled to start Friday night, early Saturday Aug. 30-31.(Confirmed)
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Yet this is not a piece about the shallow knowledge of our elites about the Muslim world, nor one about the distinction between elite Islam and the pugnacious one popularized by Salafi or Muslim Brotherhood preachers. This is an article about the fine line Westerners need to draw between demonstrating goodwill on the one hand and forfeiting freedoms they have struggled centuries to secure.
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Thatcher led Britain’s Conservatives to three election victories from 1979 to 1990, the longest continuous period in office by a British prime minister since the early 19th century. Alongside former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Thatcher battled against communism and saw the Berlin Wall get torn down in 1989.
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And took them out of their hands in Great Britain. They promised the population that they would be safe, that crime would reduce to almost nothing. It didn\’t happen. In fact, crime increased. Crime with knives increased. So now they will ban the knife.
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List of Foreign Countries Receiving BILLIONS in Obama Stimulus Funds: Taking American Jobs – Appalling!
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The use of the word “gaffe” is getting on my last nerve. “Journalists” are paid to say what their words mean, or depending on the philosophic outlook, to lie. Using the word “gaffe” by “journalists” who consider themselves on the…
Palpable Olympic Outrage: US Gets Nurses (Free Health Care), Nannys – No London 7/7 Terrorism Tribute – 1972 Palestinian Massacre of Israelis Unmentionable
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Information just released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), as ordered by the Supreme Court reveals that in the worst days of the banking crisis, the Federal Reserve continued to loan billions to foreign banks during a period known…