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Michael Kuttner

Dangerous delusions and denials

First published in jWire

August 1, 2014

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By Michael Kuttner
Despite the current terror being waged against Israel our own home grown delusionists are busy hallucinating about how we can throw away hard won achievements and trip down the old failed policies of past years which have inevitably brought us to the present tragic situation.

It boggles the mind to hear and read individuals who should know better, deny the disastrous results which will occur if we repeat adnauseum actions which can only result in greater danger to the citizens of Israel. Like all who believe that they are the chosen bearers of a messianic message of salvation when these visions vanish and harsh reality prevails instead of blaming themselves for the resulting disasters, they must always cast around for a scapegoat or two in order to explain away why their original hallucinations did not bear positive fruit.

Thus for those who still peddle the same old discredited line that Abbas and Fatah are genuine partners for peace ... Read More

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Published in the Northern Advocate, July 29, 2014

We all hope and pray that the bloodshed in Gaza will stop. This will only happen when a leader rises up, brave enough to lead the poor suffering Gazans on the road to peace with Israel, instead of pursuing the impossible Hamas dream of the destruction of Israel. There will only be peace when they love their children more than they hate the Jews.

Submitted the Otago Daily Times, July 26, 2014

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America's Kerry is desperately flying around the globe, gathering support, calling for a ceasefire between Israel and Jew hating Hamas, has America done this for any of the other current 22 violent world conflicts, 21 involving Islam? What about Nigeria, Syria, Iraq, Sudan, and the 17 others? Where are the emotional protests, campaigns, and calls for their ceasefires? Where are the pictures of their mutilated children? ....

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Day 22 of Operation' Protective Edge' —
Netanyahu: Gaza Op Will Go On Until Tunnel Threat Stopped

July, 29, 2014. By Anav Silverman, Tazpit News Agency
TEL AVIV — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv on Monday evening, July 28, sharing the grief of the families of IDF soldiers who have fallen in the war against Hamas and outlining Israel's strategy to defeat Hamas. “There is no more just war than this one that our heroic sons are fighting. They have fallen in defense of the nation and we all mourn their passing” said the Israeli PM. .. Read more

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“Good journalism has been replaced by politically correct misreporting, and one of the net results is that Palestinian civilians, including children, are paying with their lives. How so? ....Read more

While Gaza conflict rages, CUFI summit rallies Christian support for Israel

July, 22, 2014. By Sean Savage/
WASHINGTON, DC—With the conflict in Israel in their hearts and on their minds, thousands of evangelical Christians converged on Washington, DC, from July 21-22 to flex their collective muscles for the Jewish state as part of the annual Christians United for Israel (CUFI) summit. Read at

IDF Sets Up Hospital for Gazans

July, 25, 2014.
As part of the IDF's commitment to minimizing civilian casualties, our soldiers have set up a field hospital capable of advanced medical treatment.
Hamas is preventing injured Gazans from seeking care in the IDF's ...Watch at UTube

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Hamas' Mega-Attack through Gaza Terror Tunnels Exposed

July 27, 2014. By Aryeh Savir - Tazpit News Agency
JERUSALEM - Hamas had been preparing a murderous massive assault on Israeli civilian targets during the upcoming Jewish New Year holiday, Rosh Hashanah - this according to anonymous sources in the Israeli security services cited by the Israeli daily Maariv.... Read more

Report: Hamas used child labor in tunnel building

2012 report published by Institute of Palestine Studies alleged 160 children died in construction of tunnels
As the extensive ground phase of Operation Protective Edge exposed the massive tunnel system dug by Hamas underneath Gaza and into Israel, Tablet Magazine on Friday cited a 2012 report detailing the workings and construction process of the vast subterranean infrastructure. The “Tunnel Phenomenon” of the report's title is well-documented and ... Read at i24 News

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July 22, 2014.
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