By Paula R. Stern.. For many in Israel, it has been a week of vacation, celebrating a holiday that starts off with a lot of work and then melts down to good food, good rest, good times with family. But interwoven in the good of the last week, there have been underlying elements of darkness that make me nervous. I’ve been watching the situation in North Korea and Syria. It takes so little to start a war, and so much to stop one and the people who suffer most are rarely those who press the Start button. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘North Korea’
By Yaakov Lappin.. Hamas’s attack tunnels in Gaza, Hezbollah’s Scud D missile stockpiles in southern Lebanon, and the Fordow Iranian nuclear facility, dug into a mountain, all have one thing in common. None of them would exist in their current form without North Korea’s assistance and worldwide weapons proliferation network. (more…)
By Peter Huessy.. Contrary to some “expert” analysis, both the recent North Korean nuclear and the Iranian ballistic missile tests are deadly serious threats to the United States. The danger to the United States is particularly consequential due to the close military cooperation of North Korea and Iran. Their combined capabilities, as demonstrated recently, could very well signal a future nuclear attack of the electromagnetic pulse type, for which the U.S., at the moment, is totally unprepared. (more…)
Netanyahu: The World Celebrated the Deal with North Korea as a Great Breakthrough – and You Know Where We Are Now with North Korea (NBC News)
By NBC News.. Meet the Press Transcript – April 5, 2015.
CHUCK TODD (V/O = Voice Over):
This Sunday (April 5, 2015), the Iran deal. Appeasement of an enemy or a historic agreement that makes the world safer?
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:
It is a good deal. A deal that meets our core objectives. (more…)
By JPost.com Staff.. North Korea accuses Israel of being ‘dictatorial force for aggression’. North Korea this past weekend (January 24/25, 2015) accused Israel of “representing dictatorial forces for aggression that trample down the legitimate right of the Palestinian people.” (more…)
By Herb Keinon.. In a meeting with Japanese lawmakers, PM Netanyahu says both Israel and Japan face rogue nations with dangerous nuclear programs. Just as a nuclear North Korea is a danger and threat to Japan, so, too, is the Iranian nuclear program a danger and threat to Israel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said before a meeting in Tokyo Monday (May 12, 2014) with his Japanese counterpart. “Israel and Japan face common challenges,” Netanyahu said, standing alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (more…)
By Joel C. Rosenberg.. Address to “The People, The Land, and The Future of Israel Conference,” Calvary Baptist Church, New York City, October 5, 2013. Here is the text of the address I gave on Saturday night in Manhattan, as prepared for delivery. On Sunday, I delivered a variation of this message to a conference of Korean Christians in New Jersey.
Tonight, I have been asked to do three things.
- First, frame what we have learned over the last several days in geopolitical context.
- Second, answer the question, “Will there ever be peace for Israel and her neighbors?”
- Third, not keep you here until midnight. (more…)
By David Dolan.. Many government leaders around the world joined the United States in expressing deep concern when the Kim Jong Un regime in North Korea began issuing threats several weeks ago to launch a new war on the divided Korean peninsula. Israeli officials were among them. However in the case of Israel, there is special concern since one of the few world allies that North Korea has is Iran, whose leaders have vowed many times to unleash weapons of mass destruction upon the small Jewish State. (more…)