It’s the Dirty Laundry

I was just reading Marallyn’s latest entry in her blog, Shalom from Jerusalem. Everything that she writes is a slice-of-life-and-you-are-there view of Israel, and they are great posts. But, the latest one reminded me of the difference between Israel and the rest of the Middle East. In Israel, they air their dirty laundry. They fight … Read more

If You Call that Victory…

I find Bashar Assad’s crowing and chest beating amusing. It’s a lot like the posturing of his father after his disastrous attack on Israel in 1973. I guess that we should consider it as yet another one of those incomprehensible (but quaint) family traditions. Anyway… Bashar Assad, the leader of Syria, claims that there is … Read more