Tuesday, December 08, 2015


* Tribalization, or the end of globalization - What will be the consequences of the attacks on Paris?

* 67% of Israelis fear being hurt in wave of terror - Poll shows most Israelis believe Palestinian leadership planned the violence.

* Russian sub with cruise missiles reported near Syria - Vessel off coast in eastern Mediterranean would mean a step up in the arming of Putin’s forces in region.

* Most of Islamic State's arms were seized from Iraqi army - Amnesty International says ‘irresponsible’ transfer of arms helped enable jihadists’ ‘horrific campaign of abuse’ across Syria and Iraq.

* ISIS seized Hamas weapons cache - ISIS used cache against Egyptian army last summer, sources say - but told Hamas the supply had been destroyed.

* Climate Change – a gigantic hoax - Having backed off from further comment on the tired old subject of Climate Change some time ago, perhaps in the hope that it would eventually blow away with the wind, I feel obliged to make a return foray now that the issue is back at the top of the media’s agenda.

* Toy Story, Intifada Style: 4,000 anti-Israel dolls seized at customs - The dolls, seized at customs, were intended to be used as tools of incitement for Palestinian youth.

* Donald Trump's Muslim US ban call roundly condemned - Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has provoked condemnation from across the political spectrum, by saying Muslims should be banned from entering the US.

* Watch: Chief Rabbi at Kotel Hanukkah lighting - 'Here we want to build up the walls,' says Rabbi Lau, recalling how a handful of Jews defeated myriads 'bringing in a foreign outlook.'

* Islamic State Facts Every American Must Know - The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has been terrorizing the Middle East for almost three years.