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El Al offers poor defence of first-quarter results

When a company makes silly mistakes it sometimes uses silly excuses for its losses. That’s exactly what Israeli airline El Al did on Monday. The poor first-quarter 2013 results were followed by excuses. Blaming the results on the effects of the Pillar of Defense military operation in Gaza last November is a bad joke. With […]

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Air power has limitations in urban warfare

An airforce does not put the flag on top of a hill in a war.  This phrase was used frequently during wars that Israel fought in the last 20 years. It means that air strikes alone cannot win a war. In the context of operation Pillar of Defense, this sentence has been changed to: “When […]

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