Showing posts from July, 2006

Quck response about Israel in Lebanon

[Written in reply to a suggestion made by Gershon Baskin, co-director of IPCRI, in a policy paper which can be read here]
Gershon/Hanna et al –

Something’s strange here – Kassams raining down on Israeli cities AFTER Israel left Gaza, and Katyushas in the North with attacks on Israeli patrols on Israeli territory well AFTER Israel returned behind the internationally-sanctioned border with Lebanon, and all you have to suggest is that Israel’s PM Olmert make statements and carry out these actions? I have a better idea:Abbas announces (without any meetings with Olmert) the release of Shavit and the 2 soldiers captured in Hizbullah’s attack in the north, the Palestinians and Hizbullah/Lebanese cease all Kassam, Katyusha, Fajar and other rocket attacks and terror attacks/attempts on civilians throughout the region, and Hamas either resigns its government seats or fulfills the demands of the international community to recognize Israel and abide by the Oslo agreements and the Road…

Sharansky talks democracy with bloggers

I'll admit it's been a while since I've written; too busy with personal issues like moving house and making a living. But this brought me out of my stupor, at least temporarily.

In late June ('06) Natan Sharansky spoke to leading bloggers in a conference call. For those connected to the blogosphere and who have not had the opportunity to hear (rather than read) Sharansky articulate his philosophy of freedom overcoming tyranny it's worth listening, especially to the interaction in the latter half. The audio can be heard here courtesy of Atlas Shrugs.