Month: January 2006

Of course they do.

Current Affairs / terrorism

I love reading this stuff when I’m on my way to Tel Aviv… Captain’s Quarters WaPo Gives Op-Ed Space To Terrorists Today’s Washington Post gives prime op-ed space to an indicted terrorist, arguing for diplomatic engagement with Hamas. All one needs to know about Mousa Abu Marzook can be found at the end of the article…

So I start traveling again


It’s the beginnings of my celebration of a half-century of life (which is officially on March 5). I go to visit everyone in Tel Aviv, relax for a week, and enjoy everyone’s company. Also the seaside, walking on the Tayelet, and simply being half a world away from where I usually am. Even though there’s supposed to be wifi on El Al flights now, I’m not sure you should expect a mid-air blog post. Though […]

Don't you just love politics?

Current Affairs

Berlusconi Vows No Sex Until April 9 Vote, His Brother’s Paper Reports NEW YORK In a new kind of “campaign promise,” Premier Silvio Berlusconi has promised Italian voters he will refain from sex until the April 9 elections, his brother’s newspaper reports Sunday. Technorati Tags: politics, /Italy



If we die, we want people to accept it. We’re in a risky business, and we hope that if anything happens to us it will not delay the program. The conquest of space is worth the risk of life. — Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, 1926 – 1967 Technorati Tags: space