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Six days in June

Israel | Remembering Israel’s stunning victory against her enemies in 1967
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 5/24/18, 03:26 pm

At 7:10 a.m. on the morning of June 5, 1967, the first squadrons of Israel’s fighter jets take off for a preemptive strike on Egypt, a move they are cornered into making. All but 12 of their fleet of outdated French planes head west for the Mediterranean, then turn sharply south, diving low to fly 500 miles per hour 60 feet above the waves to avoid radar detection.

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Justice on pause

Terrorism | A public accounting for ISIS war crimes is overdue
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/24/18, 12:35 pm

Long before Americans knew the full extent of Nazi atrocities, President Franklin Roosevelt was thinking about what to do with the war criminals of World War II. “The time will come when they shall have to stand in the Courts of Law in the very countries that they are now oppressing and answer for their acts,” FDR said in August 1942.

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Missile attack in Syria kills at least 26 pro-Assad fighters

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/30/18, 10:37 am

An overnight missile strike in northern Syria killed at least 26 pro-government fighters, the majority of them Iranians. The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack targeted an arms depot and surface-to-surface missiles at the Brigade 47 base. The observatory said the death toll could still rise, with 60 fighters wounded and several others still missing.

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