Author Archives: Simon Plosker

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The Arab Spring Arrives on Israel’s Doorstep

The Arab Spring Arrives on Israel’s Doorstep

Today’s Top Stories 1. The Arab Spring has finally dropped on Israel’s doorstep: Israeli officials begin to ponder the degree of threat from al-Qaeda, now firmly entrenched along the Golan border. “Under the 1974 armistice agreement, the Syrian army were not allowed to be close to the border with Israel,” said the Israeli commander, who

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Kerry: Iran and Syria vs ISIS if U.S. Fails

Today’s Top Stories 1. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has suggested that the task of defeating the Islamic State could fall to Iran and the Syrian government if the U.S. was “failing miserably” in its efforts to defeat the jihadists. Coverage of this in the Daily Telegraph includes this exchange between Marco Rubio and Kerry

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Brussels Jewish Museum Terrorist Planned Massive Paris Attack

Today’s Top Stories 1. Brussels Jewish Museum terrorist Mehdi Nemmouche planned to carry out a massive terror attack in Paris according to a report in the French newspaper Liberation. The attack would allegedly have taken place on Paris’s iconic Champs Elysees boulevard on July 14, the French national holiday marking the beginning of the revolution and

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