Humanitarian Aid as a Deterrence

Humanitarian Aid as a Deterrence

For months, the area surrounding the Gaza strip has been trying to cope with fires raging all over, in agricultural fields and nature areas. Hamas has found a new way to harass Israel and a suitable and effective response has not (yet) been found. Hamas has been organizing mass demonstrations on the Gaza border and the army has been intensely occupied with keeping things under control while firefighters from all […]

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Why the Toronto terrorist‘s identity was kept secret

Why the Toronto terrorist‘s identity was kept secret

Earlier in the week a man shot up the east end of Toronto (known as Greek Town) and ended up killing 2 people and injuring 14. Thankfully police eventually shot and killed him.    Typically the identity of killers are announced as soon as they are established by the authorities. Except of course if they are Muslim. In those cases, their names are held back as long as possible. That’s […]

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Armenian occupation and “democracy”: are they compatible?

Armenian occupation and “democracy”: are they compatible?

After the fall of the corrupt and criminal regime of Serzh Sargsyan, it seemed that there will be a breakthrough in the Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations and the parties will agree on peace for the countries and peoples. However, this was only an illusion. Being in occupied Khankendi, new Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan stated that Nagorno Karabakh (a region of Azerbaijan which isoccupied by Armenia) should take a direct part in the […]

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Writing to Sell to Readers

Writing to Sell to Readers

It’s good to begin marketing books before they are completed. More specifically, it’s shrewd to create work that suits publishers’ needs and audiences’ interests. In other words, as long as writers prioritize profit over technique, they do well to tailor not only their sales pitches, but also their commodities, to their desired markets. Some of the details of shaping products for publishers were covered in others of my posts. This […]

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Compasses

Compasses

A couple of years ago I heard a story. Hair-raising. Probably, years ago, I would have posted it immediately. Maybe. But maybe not. It‘s so…unreal, but it‘s true. Be the first to know – A few days ago an article popped up on my computer screen. I decided that the time had come. Especially now. August is usually a difficult time of year. Usually coinciding with the Hebrew month of […]

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