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Aug 14, 2014, 12:05 PM
Asymmetric wars and moral asymmetry (conclusion)
Those who study international security and conflicts usually define asymmetric warfare as a conflict between unequal parties in terms of quantity or quality. In this struggle the weaker side will adopt strategies of guerilla attacks and even terror to...
Aug 11, 2014, 10:17 PM
Asymmetric wars: comparative study (2)
Comparing the ratio between civilian and combatant casualties in different wars can never provide a balanced and fair conclusion. Every conflict and every war has its special characteristics and a comparative study will always suffer from structural deficiencies and...
Aug 10, 2014, 12:13 PM
Asymmetric wars: comparative study (1)
In the modern approach to the study of wars, some would say post-modern, it is fashionable to speak about the special characteristics of asymmetric wars. In these wars insurgents groups, so-called non-state actors, which cannot defeat the organized and...
Aug 5, 2014, 12:36 PM
Multiculturalism is dead, Anti-Semitism is alive!
Moria Haddad-Rodrig is the young woman featured on the Newsweek cover, on its August 8, 2014, edition, entitled: “Exodus: Why Europe’s Jews Are Fleeing Once Again.” Standing with a suitcase, reminiscent of the Jews escaping Europe following the rise...
Jul 28, 2014, 5:19 PM
From Cairo 2009 to 2014
Commentators are debating whether Kerry is a friend of Israel but there is no doubt about the failure of his judgment and perception of regional events. According to Charles Crawford, a former British ambassador, it all started in June...
Jul 23, 2014, 6:44 PM
Israel fights Lawfare
It seems that even the well-connected EUbusiness which prides itself for being Europe's leading independent online business information service was caught with surprise. It is clear that its editors were unready to absorb the major shift that took place...
Feb 13, 2013, 12:20 AM
Diplomacy is a matter of national security
Cutting foreign ministry funding puts Israel at grave risk on the 'lawfare' battlefront
Dr. Avi Beker teaches diplomacy and international law at Tel Aviv University and Ono Academic Center. He was the Secretary General of the World Jewish Congress and a Visiting Professor at Georgetown University.