By Tabassum Zakaria and Deborah Charles WASHINGTON | Sun May 5, 2013 7:45pm EDT | SOURCE (Reuters) – The United States was not given any warning before air strikes in Syria against what Western and Israeli officials say were weapons… Read More ›
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A Syrian rebel distributes bullets to comrades in the Karm al-Jabal district of the northern city of Aleppo. April 29th, 2013 03:04 PM ET By Barbara Starr CNN The Pentagon has in recent days stepped up planning for potential… Read More ›
U.S.-Israel sign new arms deal, but Obama team refuses to sell bunker buster bombs. What message does that send to Iran?
JOEL ROSENBERG | April 24, 2013 at 7:48 pm U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is on a tour of Mideast allies this week. His first stop was Israel. Then he heads to Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. En… Read More ›
Iran has crossed the last red line Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu laid down before the UN Assembly last September, said the well-informed former military intelligence chief Amos Yadlin. None of the measures for halting Iran’s race for a nuclear bomb have worked, he said. For a while, Tehran was impressed by the Israeli prime minister’s warning, but then went back to uranium enrichment at top speed. By now, Iran has certainly gone past the limit set by Netanyahu. Likud lawmaker Tzahi Hanegbi said Israel has no more than a month or two for stopping a nuclear Iran.
Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com April 23, 2013 On Tuesday, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel did penance for his perceived sins against Israel. The former senator from Nebraska was criticized during his confirmation process by the likes of John McCain for not… Read More ›
Israeli envoy Yaakov Amidror begins to raise the issue of Iran in delicate talks in Ankara Sunday as negotiations discuss the Mavi Marmara. By Chana Ya’ar|SOURCE First Publish: 4/21/2013, 2:59 PM IAF F-16 fighter jet (archive) Israel news photo: IDF… Read More ›
Isabel Kershner – SOURCE JERUSALEM – With Chuck Hagel scheduled to begin his first visit to Israel as secretary of defense on Sunday, Israeli defense and military officials issued explicit warnings this week that Israel was prepared and had the… Read More ›
Linkage: DIA “bombshell” assessment that North Korea may now have nuclear missiles could accelerate Israeli calculus for hitting Iran.
JOEL ROSENBERG’S BLOG | 4-12-2013 Distances that North Korean missiles would have to travel to strike U.S. targets (Washington Post graphic/Congressional Research Service) North Korea states ‘nuclear war is unavoidable’ as it declares first target will be Japan (UK Express) The… Read More ›
WATCHCON-2: North Korean missile raised upright into firing position; U.S. readies all responses to highest alert status
Posted on April 11, 2013 by The Extinction Protocol April 11, 2013 – NORTH KOREA – North Korea has raised at least one missile into its upright firing position, feeding concerns that a launch is imminent, a… Read More ›
Joel Rosenberg’s Blog | April 11, 2013 at 5:14 pm “North Korea has positioned two mobile missile launchers on the country’s east coast, [say] senior Pentagon officials — movement that comes as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned North Korea is ‘skating very… Read More ›
Published April 10, 2013 FoxNews.com North Korea has positioned two mobile missile launchers on the country’s east coast, senior Pentagon officials tell Fox News — movement that comes as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Wednesday that North Korea is “skating… Read More ›
‘Space launch vehicle‘ could put kill electric grid, devastate nation WASHINGTON – U.S. officials quietly are expressing concern that North Korea could use its “space launch vehicle” to explode a high-altitude nuclear device over the United States, creating an electromagnetic… Read More ›
The North Korean army said it would launch “merciless” military strikes on the United States, involving the possible use of “cutting-edge” nuclear weapons. In a statement published by the official KCNA news agency, the General Staff of the Korean People’s… Read More ›
By Justin Sink – 04/03/13 07:42 AM ET | SOURCE Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said Tuesday that the United States had the right to take preemptive military action against North Korea if there was “solid evidence” that Kim Jon Un… Read More ›
‘Space launch vehicle‘ could put kill electric grid, devastate nation by F. Michael Maloof WASHINGTON – U.S. officials quietly are expressing concern that North Korea could use its “space launch vehicle” to explode a high-altitude nuclear device over the United… Read More ›
Posted on March 28, 2013 by END TIME HEADLINES North Korea’s leader has told rocket units to be on standby for an attack on US bases, according to state media. The country’s KCNA news agency said Kim Jong-Un had signed off on… Read More ›
The U.S. is deploying 14 new ground-based missile interceptors in Alaska to counter renewed nuclear threats from North Korea and Iran, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday. The new interceptors will be based at Fort Greely, an Army launch site… Read More ›
Obama counseling with Russia’s Medvedev at UN Climate Change Conference, Copenhagen, 12/18/2009 In a speech in Prague (2009) in which Obama had stated “The United States has a moral responsibility to act,” a set of goals were laid out, to… Read More ›
SOURCE Palestinians repeated this week their opposition to the new-old idea of deploying a U.S.-led international force in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. “We will not agree to the presence of any foreign forces in our territories,” spokesman for… Read More ›
Major threat to Israel For the first time in many years, voices in the US administration were criticizing the Israeli defense forces for under-reacting and, in this case, also underestimating the chemical weapons threat emanating from Syria and neglecting to… Read More ›
Biden hugs Israel at AIPAC conference. Optics couldn’t be warmer. But doubt is real that White House will stop Iran in time.
Joel C. Rosenberg’s Blog March 4, 2013 at 11:41 pm The White House made sure today the optics of their outreach to the American Israel Public Affairs policy conference was warmer and more friendly and more pro-Israel than at any time… Read More ›
Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper. It’s now more important than ever for Obama to send a message to Tehran that regardless of who heads the Defense Department, U.S. policy is to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. By Alan… Read More ›
JOEL ROSENBERG | February 26, 2013 at 4:00 pm A group of Jewish and Christian leaders joined together today with former Senator and U.S. presidential candidate Rick Santorum to call on members of the United States Senate to vote to… Read More ›
Two Jewish groups raise concerns about Hagel’s approach to Iran, Israel. Senate vote could be Tuesday.
JOEL ROSENBERG | February 25, 2013 at 9:43 pm With a vote on the Chuck Hagel nomination looming — possibly as early as Tuesday — two major Jewish organizations have raised serious concerns and asked Senators to review Hagel’s record… Read More ›
Hagel said Israel headed toward apartheid and called Netanyahu a ‘radical,’ says new report. 15 Senators urge President to withdraw nomination.
JOEL C. ROSENBERG | February 21, 2013 at 4:42 pm UPDATE: A group of 15 U.S. Senators has written a letter to the President, urging him to withdraw Hagel’s nomination. They include: Marco Rubio, John Cornyn, Ted Cruz, James Inhofe, Lindsey… Read More ›
SOURCE Obama’s hostile attitude towards Israel is part of a large phenomenon: the decades-long demonization of Israel by Western democracies far in excess of any condemnations of the slaughter, ethnic cleansing, torture, invasions, and occupations that have marred the 65… Read More ›
JOEL ROSENBERG|January 31, 2013 at 11:30 pm Why are so many so troubled about the prospect of former Senator Chuck Hagel becoming the next Secretary of Defense. Here are some his most troubling quotes, as reported by the Weekly Standard…. Read More ›
January 8, 2013 at 3:03 pm | SOURCE What’s wrong with this picture? “Iran’s Foreign Ministry appears to be backing President Barack Obama’s pick of former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., as secretary of defense,” reports the AP and CBS News…. Read More ›
President appoints Hagel to be SecDef — here’s why it’s a terrible choice that will send wrong message to Iran.
January 7, 2013 at 11:30 pm|Joel C. Rosenberg The President has nominated fmr Sen. Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense. President Obama on Monday nominated former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel to be the next Secretary of Defense. It’s a… Read More ›
http://www.theblaze.com Israel’s supporters over the past few days have been voicing alarm at the prospect former Sen. Chuck Hagel is likely to be tapped by President Barack Obama as the nation’s next defense secretary. That alarm is reaching fever pitch… Read More ›