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  • Report: CIA Recruiting Israeli Soldiers [Michah 7]

    11/02/2015 5:14:49 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 31 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 11/02/2015 | Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu
    IDF Intelligence officers have warned Israeli soldiers that the CIA may be trying to gain their confidence to obtain information that could reveal security information. The memo warns soldiers to “be aware and report any unusual incidents.” The IDF attached to its memo a copy of an article from a Israeli newspaper that once reported that American s serving in the IDF were extensively questioned when they visited or returned to the United States. The American government has ears and eyes in Israel, both on the spy level and within the consulate. One security officer in a community in Judea...
  • Crowley: Is it Possible This Isn't Political and IRS Didn't Intend to Harass the Tea Party?

    05/19/2013 8:39:00 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 82 replies
    "Can you see in your mind's eye a way that this might not have been political, that this was a misguided stupid way to sort, but that they didn't intend it to be some kind of political attempt to harass the Tea Party?"
  • IDF Foils New Outpost Bid by 200 Arabs

    02/02/2013 2:11:21 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/2/13 | Gil Ronen
    About 200 Arabs set up an illegal outpost Saturday near the village of Burin, not far from Shechem, in Samaria. They had put up a tent when the IDF arrived on the scene and dispersed them. The Arabs attacked the IDF force with rocks, and the soldiers responded with riot dispersal gear. No one was reported hurt. Voice of Israel public radio reported that Jew and Arabs confronted each other at the Yitzhar junction, in another incident on the Sabbath. The two groups hurled rocks at each other and an IDF force came in to separate them. Three Jews were...
  • Youths Leave Outpost at Sabbath's End

    12/29/2012 1:45:29 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/12/12 | Gil Ronen
    Dozens of youths who stayed at the Oz Tzion outpost near Beit El over the Sabbath, left the community after the Saturday evening havdala prayer. The youths spent the Sabbath at the outpost along with Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, the Rabbi of Tzfat, and Rabbi Dov Lior of Kiryat Arba. The two rabbis had driven to nearby Ofra Friday, to negotiate an agreement according to which security forces would stop trying to evict the youths, and the youths would leave voluntarily at the Sabbath's end. The IDF was forced to stop an eviction from a Shomron outpost on Friday afternoon when...
  • Maoz Esther Demolition Photos

    08/08/2012 2:47:38 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/8/12
    Within two-and-a-half hours, security forces demolished the Maoz Esther outpost near Cochav Yaakov in Binyamin Tuesday night. Here are the images
  • IDF Facilitated Arab Looting, Say Outpost Residents

    01/30/2012 10:09:44 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/1/12 | Gil Ronen
    Residents of a demolished outpost in Judea say that the IDF facilitated Arab looting of their belongings Sunday. According to residents of Mitzpe Avichai, near Kiryat Arba, trucks sent by the IDF's Civil Administration took belongings from the site and dumped them in a landfill where Arabs were apparently waiting to cart them away. The residents of the outpost were evicted from it one month ago, in nighttime raid. They took only what they could carry, leaving behind most of their equipment and belongings including refrigerators, beds, solar thermal collectors and cabinets. There are conflicting versions regarding what happened...
  • Police Brutally Evict 5 Families from Yissa Beracha Outpost

    01/19/2012 3:15:40 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/1/12 | David Lev
    Police early Thursday morning evicted five families from the new community (outpost) of Yissa Beracha, a new neighborhood of the town of Mitspe Yericho, located between Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley. Police violently removed the families and beat protesters who had come to demonstrate against the eviction. Nine protesters were injured in the police violence. The operation, for all practical purposes, constituted a classic invasion of the neighborhood, with police sealing off the neighborhood for three hours before the eviction, while others blocked off access roads, preventing protesters from reaching the site, and beating with with clubs and sticks when...
  • Government Demolition at Oz Tzion

    01/03/2012 1:27:48 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 1+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/1/12
    Inspectors of the Civil Administration for Judea and Samaria, accompanied by Yassam special forces of the Samaria-Judea police and other Israeli soldiers, destoyed five buildings, Monday evening, in the Binyamin-region Jewish outpost community of Oz Tzion. Nine youth who lived in the buildings were detained...
  • New Outpost in Binyamin: Oz Tzion

    10/18/2011 2:46:14 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/10/11
    Activists have created a new outpost in the Binyamin region, to be named Oz Tzion (Zions Might). The fledgling community is located next to Givat Assaf in Beit El, one of the Jewish neighborhoods currently under threat of demolition. Veteran activists Daniella Weiss and Rabbi Moshe Levinger assisted in the creation of the new outpost.
  • New Outpost in Binyamin: Oz Tzion

    10/18/2011 2:46:05 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/10/11
    Activists have created a new outpost in the Binyamin region, to be named Oz Tzion (Zions Might). The fledgling community is located next to Givat Assaf in Beit El, one of the Jewish neighborhoods currently under threat of demolition. Veteran activists Daniella Weiss and Rabbi Moshe Levinger assisted in the creation of the new outpost.
  • 43 Year Old Ofra? Min. Vilnai Says It Does Not Have Approval

    07/14/2011 1:09:46 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/7/11 | Elad Benari and Rachel Sylvetsky
    Home Front Defense Minister Matan Vilnai (Independence) addressed in a letter on Wednesday MK Yaakov Ketzaleh Katzs (National Union) demand to determine the legal status of 13 Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, with an emphasis on finally providing zoning plans for these commuinities. In the letter, Vilnai addressed the situation in the community of Ofra, saying, A significant part of the community of Ofra is built on private Palestinian land and adding that as a result the community does not have an approved jurisdiction. Vilnai further explained that despite the opinions that were presented to him on the issue,...
  • Engineers Establish Combat Outpost in Southern Afghanistan (ESSAYONS)

    02/11/2009 3:28:18 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 495+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Tech. Sgt. Jill LaVoie, USAF
    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, Feb. 11, 2009 To maintain a consistent presence to the southeast of Forward Operating Base Ramrod in southern Afghanistan, 1st Infantry Division soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, recently secured a piece of desert to build Combat Outpost Terminator. Army Spc. Eric Hesler, 62nd Engineer Bravo Company, builds a tent floor. The company has built several forward operating bases during its year-long deployment in Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jill LaVoie(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Within six hours of arriving, 62nd Engineer Bravo Company soldiers...
  • New Combat Outpost Sees Quick Progress in Southern Afghanistan

    01/12/2009 3:24:54 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 234+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Tech. Sgt. Jill LaVoie, USAF
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2009 U.S. soldiers are seeing positive results from their increased presence at the newly built Combat Outpost Terminator in the Maywand district of Afghanistans Kandahar province. Gov. Noor Mohammed Akhwand of the Maywand district of Afghanistans Kandahar province, distributes food to the residents of Ata Mohammed Kartz on Jan. 6, 2009. The presence of U.S. soldiers at a new combat outpost in the area made it possible for the humanitarian aid and Afghan government officials to travel safely to the village. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Donner(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image...
  • Bush intends to establish U.S. diplomatic outpost in Iran

    10/23/2008 4:52:42 PM PDT · by BGHater · 16 replies · 591+ views
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | 23 Oct 2008 | Warren P. Strobel
    The Bush administration will announce in mid-November, after the presidential election, that it intends to establish the first U.S. diplomatic presence in Iran since the 1979-81 hostage crisis, according to senior Bush administration officials. The proposal for an "interests section," which falls short of a full U.S. Embassy , has been conveyed in private diplomatic messages to Tehran , and a search is under way to choose the American diplomat who'd head the post, the officials said. They spoke on condition of anonymity because the step hasn't been announced and discussions of it have been limited to a small circle...
  • Soldiers in Afghanistan Improve Outpost, Local Relationships

    10/17/2008 5:26:12 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 269+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Spc. Brandon Sandefur, USA
    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2008 For the soldiers in the dangerous terrain of Afghanistans mountainous Nurestan province, improving their outposts is important to security and relations in the area, as the Pakistan border is a common entrance into Afghanistan for terrorists. Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Divisions 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, pack dirt into a barrier along the perimeter of their combat outpost in northeastern Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Building relationships with local residents helps to deny the terrorists sanctuary along the Pakistan border, Army Sgt....
  • Kazakhstani Troops Keep Water Flowing at Iraq Outpost (Allies)

    05/12/2008 4:38:57 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 46+ views
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq, May 12, 2008 Six Kazakhstani soldiers completed a transfer of operations May 8 at Combat Outpost Murray that will provide U.S. soldiers of 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, with clean, drinkable water. The Kazakhstani Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit teams equipment pumps water directly from the Tigris River and filters it in large bladders that desalinate and distill it, reducing the risk of waterborne diseases. Their equipment can produce 2,500 gallons of drinkable water per hour, enough to provide soldiers with clean water for laundry and shower facilities. The ROWPU team took over water...
  • Police, IDF troops demolish illegal outpost in West Bank

    04/30/2008 7:41:29 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 2 replies · 57+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | 30/04/2008 | Nadav Shragai
    Police and Israel Defense Forces troops on Wednesday demolished an illegal outpost near the northern West Bank settlement of Kochav Hashachar. At the site, Maoz Esther, security forces dismantled a synagogue which had been constructed there without permit. It was built in memory of Yonadav Chaim Hirschfeld, who was killed in the terror attack at the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem in March. The synagogue, which was not a permanent structure, was dedicated during the intermediate days of the Passover holiday. On Tuesday, police and the Civil Administration demolished a swimming pool which had been built without permit at a...
  • Soldiers at Iraq Outpost Keep Independence Day Vigil

    07/05/2007 6:20:35 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 273+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Staff Sgt. Jon Cupp, USA
    TAJI, Iraq, July 5, 2007 As the United States celebrated its Independence Day, soldiers continued working, standing guard and going on patrols staged from Coalition Outpost X-Ray near here. Pvt. Brandon Reed, a scout with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, climbs rapidly into a gunners turret on a Humvee at Coalition Outpost X-Ray, Iraq, on July 3 after his platoon receives orders to go on an unscheduled mission. Photo by Staff Sgt. Jon Cupp, USA(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Instead of fireworks and family picnics, soldiers from Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment,...
  • Support Soldiers Bring Hot Chow to Outpost

    03/20/2007 5:30:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 324+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Sgt. 1st Class Kap Kim
    Support Soldiers Bring Hot Chow to Outpost Cooks use amenities of containerized kitchen to provide two hot meals a day. By Sgt. 1st Class Kap Kim 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs FORWARD OPERATING BASE HOPE, Iraq, March 20, 2007 -- As the Mustang Battalion's Legionnaires found their way out of Forward Operating Base Rustamiyah and moved up to Forward Operating Base Hope near Sadr City, they knew that relocating meant no more hot meals. "Believe me, it makes a big difference. It's a big morale booster to get some hot chow." Sgt. Ryan Green, Company...
  • US Outpost Takes Fight To The Taliban

    01/08/2007 6:22:01 PM PST · by blam · 8 replies · 788+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-8-2006 | Isambard Wilinson
    US outpost takes fight to the Taliban Isambard Wilkinson in Urmul Last Updated: 9:24pm GMT 08/01/2007 The silence was deceptive as the American patrol edged along a deep, snow-bound valley in the remotest reaches of eastern Afghanistan. Ignoring a winter lull in hostilities, the soldiers had set off to pursue a local commander allied to Taliban fighters. Radio intercepts showed that insurgents were tracking the men from Alpha Troop of the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry. But this time there was no ambush. US soldiers wait for their flight out of Nuristan. Their Forward Operating Base has come under frequent attack...