France to launch national pride campaign in battle against Islam

By Peter Allen France is to adopt a series of measures to ‘reaffirm pride’ in the country and combat Islamic fundamentalism. They include everybody receiving lessons in the nation’s Christian history and children singing the national anthem. Using words which infuriated ethnic minority groups and Socialist opponents, immigration minister Eric Besson also said he wanted […]

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Obama plays golf instead of deciding whether to send more troops to Afghanistan

McChrystal issued his report 8 weeks ago, when will Obama issue a decision? Posted by Dan Spencer Obama spent the day golfing instead of making his long awaited decision about sending more troops to Afghanistan. For weeks, President Obama has been indecisively dithering about whether to send more troops to Afghanistan to fight what he correctly […]

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Obama approves first U.S. jet fighter sale to Egypt in a decade

The administration of President Barack Obama has approved an Egyptian request for the advanced F-16 multi-role fighter. Under the proposal, Egypt would receive 24 F-16 Block 50/52 aircraft in a $3.2 billion deal. “The proposed sale will allow the Egyptian Air Force to modernize its aging air force by acquiring new fighter aircraft, thereby enabling […]

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Turkey TV Show Depicts IDF as Child Murderers

Turkey, Israel’s erstwhile ally in the north which abruptly called off a joint air exercise with Israel this week, is broadcasting a TV series depicting IDF soldiers as child killers. Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman responded sharply: “The television series broadcast on Turkish TV constitutes the most serious level of incitement,” he said, “and it is […]

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Gaza, Hezbollah, Receive New Arms

Iran is making a huge effort to smuggle to the Palestinian Hamas Fajr-5 ground-to-ground rockets that bring Tel Aviv within range of the Gaza Strip. DEBKAfile’s military sources also disclose that Syria, Iran’s second ally with an Israeli border, has decided to transfer one-third of its missile stockpile to the Hizballah in Lebanon, topping up […]

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