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Posts Tagged: Syria airstrikes

April 29, 2018 8:35 am
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The Tragedy in Syria Rests on the Shoulders of the West

President Trump’s characterization of the US attack on specific Syrian chemical storage and research facilities as “mission accomplished” is technically accurate, as the intended targets...

April 19, 2018 4:24 pm
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The US and Its Allies Bombed Syria. Now What?

JNS.org - The US bombing of Syria could resurrect America’s posture of deterrence and evolve into a geostrategic game-changer in Syria, the Middle East, and throughout...

April 17, 2018 8:46 am
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Trump’s Syria Strikes Are Not Enough

JNS.org - If the sole criteria by which Donald Trump’s actions in Syria should be judged are to be compared with his predecessor, then perhaps the...

April 17, 2018 7:50 am
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What a Difference an Administration Makes

Barack Obama is a moral man. But as president, he had an amoral foreign policy. Obama and his national security trio of John Kerry, Susan...

April 16, 2018 9:30 am
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The US, Russia, and Syria — What to Worry About Next

"Where there were great military actions, there lies whitening now the jawbone of an ass." - Saint-John Perse (French poet, 1887-1975) More than likely, the recent allied...

April 16, 2018 8:38 am
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Did the US Hit Syria Hard Enough?

JNS.org - President Trump’s decision to attack key chemical weapons facilities in Syria raises critical questions, including whether the limited punitive missile strikes by allies America,...

April 16, 2018 8:17 am
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Attention Donald Trump: Mission Not Accomplished

JNS.org - The five days that it took the US administration to respond to a chemical weapons attack in Syria were vital for two reasons: First,...

April 14, 2018 2:07 pm
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Israel’s Netanyahu Voices ‘Full Support’ for US Strikes on Syria Weapons Facilities

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday declared Israel’s “full support” for Friday’s US-led air strikes in Syria. The US, allied with France and Britain, struck...

March 16, 2018 12:35 pm
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Syrians Leave Rebel-Held Ghouta for Second Day; Turkey Attacks Afrin Town

Air strikes killed dozens of people in eastern Ghouta on Friday and Syrians fled rebel territory toward government positions for a second day, a war...

September 12, 2016 10:15 am
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Syria Ceasefire Set to Start at Sunset After Weekend of Airstrikes

A cessation of hostilities is due to start in Syria at sunset on Monday, after a weekend of air strikes. The 10-day truce is due to...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Jewish Civil Rights Group Urges US Government to Confront Religious Bullyin...

JNS.org - The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB), a Jewish civil- and human-rights group, is urging...

Israel

Bank of Israel to Hold Key Rate at 0.1 Percent, Hike Possible by Year-End: ...

Israel's central bank is expected to keep short-term interest rates unchanged again this week, with a rate hike possible by...

Middle East

Egypt Detains Prominent Opposition Leader, Former Sisi Supporter: Sources

Egyptian authorities have detained prominent opposition leader Hazim Abdelazim, three security sources told Reuters on Sunday, the latest development in what rights groups say is a campaign to silence government...

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