Since the invasion of Iraq, liberals have been arguing that the war in Iraq is not part of the broader war on terror.
The holiday season brings an element of predictability each year into our otherwise tumultuous lives. We know what to expect. Parties, food, shopping, resolutions and debates on cable shows about the constitutionality of public displays of nativity scenes.
The front pages and the television screens are awash with the evidence of the danger to American troops, posed by evil men who thrive in a hideous culture of death, and yet they persist in the sure knowledge that that they are defending the culture of life.
In his paper Almog explains that the fence around Gaza has blocked 30 percent of the attempted terror attacks on Israel, while IDF offensive operations inside the Strip have accounted for the other 70 percent of Israel's successes.