Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has the support of something like 84% of his fellow citizens for his effort to destroy the dozens of tunnels Hamas has dug under Israeli territory over the last few years because every Israeli knows that they allow Hamas fighters to infiltrate their country to kidnap and kill Israeli civilians or worse.
Standing by Israel - A Special Advocacy Report
Standing by Israel is a Special Report produced by The Washington Times Advocacy Department.
By Josh Block
The world we live in is both increasingly globalized and increasingly dangerous. There are more than 20 countries currently battling violent internal instability problems involving the use of military forces. Published July 31, 2014
The headlines in Israel are focused elsewhere, but the country's long-term prospects may be determined not in Gaza but in the western Mediterranean waters beyond the Palestinian enclave.
Earlier this week, an estimated 20,000 Israelis gathered in Haifa for the funeral of a 21-year-old from South Padre Island, Texas, who had come to Israel, joined the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), and died in fierce fighting in Gaza.
If you want to judge a nation, look at how it treats its most vulnerable civilians. Hospitals are a good place to start.
Every nation has the right and the obligation to defend itself and its citizens against unwarranted and unprovoked attacks.
The latest round of violence in the Gaza Strip between the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas and the Israel Defense Force continues in fits and starts, even after calls from President Obama for an unconditional cease-fire.
The Obama administration's recent failures in the foreign-policy arena have only highlighted how far American leadership has fallen in this new century.
Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East — Arab and Israeli alike — were among the nicest-looking little children I had seen anywhere.
Gazans may grow weary of supplying cannon fodder for Hamas
Cruising to work in a levitating pod 20 feet above city streets might sound like something out of "The Jetsons," but a California company is building the technology right now in Tel Aviv and thinks it could solve transportation problems in major cities worldwide.