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The second greatest disaster for Israel

By Claude Salhani –  Of the many conflicts fought between Israel and its Arab neigh­bours since the creation of the Jewish state in 1948, the 1967 six-day war carries particular importance as it changed the very psyche of the Middle … Continue reading

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How effective is pope good will visit to Turkey

By Claude Salhani ] On the final day of his three-day visit to Turkey, Pope Francis told Islamist militants in neighboring Syria and Iraq they were committing a “profoundly grave sin against God”. No doubt this is sound counsel from … Continue reading

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Ariel Sharon — war hero or villain — dies

By Claude Salhani-Trend: Ariel Sharon, the former prime minister of Israel died Saturday after eight years in a coma. Sharon was also a one-time military commander, a minister of defense, a war hero to some and a war criminal to … Continue reading

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Claude Salhani | September 13, 2006 This article was initially published in The National Interest. In his bid to wipe out Hizballah in northern Lebanon, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert unsheathed his secret weapon: a precision-guided boomerang. This weapon certainly did … Continue reading

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