Israel Defense Forces

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 4th, 2012
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By Kathy Kelly – Gaza Dr. T., a medical doctor, is a Palestinian living in Gaza City.  He is still reeling from days of aerial bombardment. When I asked about the children in his community he told me his church would soon be making Christmas preparations to lift the children’s spirits.  Looking at hi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Nov 20th, 2012
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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Six men accused of being ‘Israeli spies’ were dragged through the streets of Gaza City and executed in front of a chanting mob today as Israel warned Palestinians to evacuate some areas of the territory in apparent preparation for a ground invasion. Witnesses said...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 20th, 2012
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By Benedetta Berti,  Published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute While the eyes of the world are focused on the raging military confrontation between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, Israel is dealing with broader instability in its immediate surroundings: from mass-scale anti-government demonstratio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 8th, 2012
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It isn’t pretty. Israel did what it could to keep the photographers away. It doesn’t play well against the history of Jews having to move from place to place, and encountering borders closed against them. Jewish officials have problems with their own population, ambivalent about providing...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 16th, 2012
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It is an undisputed fact that Israel’s army reserves are the backbone of the IDF in times of war. The question, therefore, is: how does Israel buy the 48 hours it must have to fully mobilize and deploy its army reserves? Israel’s citizen army naturally mobilizes its reserve troops where they live. Th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 15th, 2012
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Conceding Israeli control of the 34-mile-wide area known as Judea and Samaria to any of Israel’s actual or even potential enemies means a return to the pre-1967 nine-mile waistline across Israel’s coastal strip and a security border of 223 miles to patrol and defend. Retention of said territories mea...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Apr 23rd, 2012
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BEIRUT — It may be that researchers would want to examine as long ago as the period from the 3rd century BC until the beginning of the 17th century in order to find a regime so frenetically building walls and barriers in a hopeless quest to hold onto stolen lands, as we in Lebanon may [...]
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 12th, 2012
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Palestinian terrorists fired more than 160 rockets at dozens of civilian targets from Friday through Sunday, injuring three Israeli citizens and causing extensive damage. The escalated rocket attacks were in apparent retaliation for an Israeli strike against one of the major commanders of the Popular...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2012
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Albeit full of good intentions, Israel made every possible mistake when it came to integrating the Ethiopians of Operation Solomon. By Tali Heruti-Sover It wasn’t long ago that bold and proud newspaper headlines marked the 20th anniversary of Operation Solomon, the second major drive to bring E...
By benim
In Middle East
Aug 16th, 2011
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Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday killed one gunman and wounded five other Palestinians, medical sources said, after militants in the Hamas-controlled territory fired rockets into southern Israel. No injuries were reported in a rocket attack on the Israeli city of Beersheba, where offi...