... the Alon plan was Israel's master-plan to keep a wide corridor of Jewish territory between 'Samaria' and 'Judea', including all of Jerusalem and the EI area, linked to a Jewish-owned Jordan Valley. His Eretz Israel would thus have been the shape of a capital 'H', with Palestine split into two halves and 60% of it being stolen by Israel. This is still the right's desire today, though complicated by the fact that Israel has since stolen a large swathe of land to the West with its security fence and there is virtually nothing left of Palestine to become independent. You can see why our Golan settler extremist is so enthusiastic about Alon. However, sounds like Obama kicked a hole in that expansionist plan.
EU urges Turkey to keep border open to Syrian refugees (AP)
It follows their Facebook pages, uses fake profiles to 'befriend' them and presents screenshots of posts in court – this is how Israel Police is adding social activists to its virtual surveillance list. 'They know what I write and do,' Ethiopian protest leader says.09:46 06.02.16 | 2 comments
The Syrian army is rapidly closing in on the rebels who are in control of the city, leaving a narrow corridor through which civilians are escaping on foot; Russian and Iranian support are tipping the balance in Assad's favor.01:04 06.02.16 | 1 comments
If you don’t conduct some sort of discussion with the most fanatic people on the other side, you won’t understand them – or yourself.12:24 06.02.16 | 0 comments