1158. Running Out of Time

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Running Out of Time

Menachem Begin

In 1981, Israel, under the leadership of Menachem Begin, was faced with the prospect of a nuclear Iraq. The threat was obvious and imminent. Saddam Hussein had made his intention known to the world. None of Iraq’s neighbors would have been safe, especially Israel. Israel did what needed to be done. In one precise strike on Iraq’s nuclear reactor at Osiraq, Iraq’s nuclear program was eliminated once and for all. Continue reading


1150. Another Reason Why Jerusalem is Important

The importance of Jerusalem is tied to one of God’s compound names.

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Since Islam’s holiest site is in Mecca, why does all the action today seem to take place in Jerusalem, a city not even mentioned in the Qur’an? Why is Jerusalem, and more specifically, the Temple Mount, so important that it has become a powder keg ready to explode? Why do Muslims even care? Continue reading


15. How Jefferson dealt with pirates

This issue looks at the Israeli military buildup and how Thomas Jefferson dealt with Muslim piracy. Continue reading