Israel to Develop Elevated Hover Cars

An elevated network of hover cars is to be built in Tel Aviv, the BBC reports. A 500m loop will be built on the campus of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) followed by a commercial network, according to skyTran, the company that will build it. Two-person vehicles will be suspended from elevated magnetic tracks, as an […]

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U.S. Jewish organization keen to work with Modi

HAARETZ   Wednesday, May 21, 2014 American Jewish Committee expresses hope that India’s ties with the U.S. and Israel will strengthen further following elections. The American Jewish Committee congratulated India’s newly elected prime minister, Narendra Modi, and expressed hope that India’s ties with the countries ties with the U.S. and Israel will strengthen further, the […]

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India’s New PM Touted as ‘Israel’s Best Friend’ in South Asia

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi has expressed his desire to ‘deepen and develop’ ties with Israel and his record shows he is serious. GIL RONEN 19 May 2014 India’s Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi has expressed his desire to “deepen and develop” ties with Israel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday, and it appears that Netanyahu’s words […]

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India’s New Prime Minister Bodes well for us

AMERICAN THINKER 19 May 2014 Richard L Benkin India’s New Prime Minister Bodes well for us   Since Friday when India’s election results were announced, pundits worldwide have been trying to tell us what should make of the landslide victory that made Narendra Modi Prime Minister (PM).  Most of it, however, is punditry through Google […]

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Terra Incognita: Why Modi matters

JERUSALEM POST, ISRAEL Terra Incognita: Why Modi matters By SETH J. FRANTZMAN 18/05/2014 The world needs more leaders like India’s incoming PM, not because of his checkered past, but because we need to not fear national, linguistic and religious pride and nation-states that respect their origins. As it became clear that Narendra Modi of the […]

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Wahhabism’s Deep Indian Roots

For most Indians the word Wahhabi means Saudi Arabian fundamentalism. When told that Wahhabism has deep roots in the Indian sub-continent, the first response is usually denial often followed by claims that Indian Wahhabism was a British invention. Those who think that way would do well to visit a small cemetery hidden away in a […]

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Salman Rushdie in 1989.

The Rushdie Fatwa 25 Years Later

by Daniel Pipes Feb 14, 2014 Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner Twenty-five years ago today, Ayatollah Khomeini brought his edict down on Salman Rushdie. Iran’s revolutionary leader objected to the author’s magical-realist novel The Satanic Verses because of its insults to the Muslim prophet Muhammad and responded by calling for the execution of […]

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India to Buy 15 Drones from Israel

India will purchase 15 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Israel, news outlets reported Monday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved the purchase at a Cabinet meeting, according to Defense Update. The goal: to boost India’s line of surveillance against northern border countries and regional rivals Pakistan and China. The purchase will cost about 1,200 crores / 120 million […]

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