Judea

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Sep 3rd, 2012
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Originally published in the Jerusalem Post. By Tuesday, 50 Israeli families will have been tossed out of their homes in their village of Migron, which is set for destruction. They will not be dispossessed because they unlawfully squatted on someone else’s property. The residents of Migron will be tos...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 2nd, 2012
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By the end of 2012, all of Israel’s borders, over a thousand kilometers, will be protected by walls, fences and barriers. You can compare it to Hadrian’s Wall (the monumental border of the Roman Empire in Britain), the Maginot Line (the French fortifications built to protect the borders between the F...
By IndepthAfrica
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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
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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...