Friday, January 31, 2014


Cyberwarfare: A game-changing issue in the next war Serving as number two in the IDF's legal division and essentially running its day-to-day affairs, Col. Sharon Afek was already considered one of the smartest and influential lawyers in the country.

IDF: Dramatic increase in Gaza terror in January There was a dramatic increase in terror activity from Gaza in January.

Anti-Semitic Comedian 'A Victim of His Own Fascism' Anti-Semitic comic Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala and his followers may consider himself a victim of "the system", but he is in fact simply a victim "of his own fascist convictions".

Syria peace talks end first round in deadlock A first round of peace talks on Syria wraps up Friday with both sides in entrenched positions and the UN mediator expressing frustration.

Quartet to meet in Munich over stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks Top officials from the United Nations, United States, Russia and European Union will meet on Saturday.

Jerusalem of Hamas? Israel's leading daily newspaper, Yediot Ahronot, ran a feature story this week warning that the nation's capital is quietly changing from "Jerusalem of Gold" to "Jerusalem of Hamas."

Hot to trot: China and the world in the Year of the Horse In China, what is known as the Spring Festival is the scene of the largest internal migration on earth.

Israel Wages 'War Between Wars' as Mideast Threats Simmer Israel's military is confounded by a new challenge: quiet.

U.S. withdrawal left behind an Iraqi government unequal to the challenge The Iraqi military and security forces remain ill-equipped to battle the Sunni revolt.

Germany signals new self-confidence on military operations German President Joachim Gauck has said his country should put aside World War II angst and play a bigger military role abroad.