23 May 2010 0 Comments

Israel prepares for next threat–nuclear?

NABLUS, West Bank — During the Palestinian intifada, I sat on a dusty hilltop overlooking this most violent of West Bank towns with a dozen of the top Israeli officers in the area. The brigade commanders told their regional chiefs that all the police work and house-to-house fighting of the intifada had made their troops […]

9 February 2010 1 Comment

NY Times Jerusalem ethical dilemma

The Jerusalem Post has an article examining the emerging controversy surrounding New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Ethan Bronner. His son is about to enter the Israeli army and a Times editor wrote a piece suggesting that this made it impossible for Bronner to continue in his post.