Israel Embraces the Miracle of Marijuana


Israel embraces the miracle of marijuana … (via GlobalPost) KIBBUTZ NAAN, Israel — It may come as a surprise that the THC — the active element in cannabis — that has been used for investigations by the National Institutes of Health in Washington, DC, was imported from Israel at a time when no American… by  More...

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An Israeli Sea Corps DOLPHIN-class submarine surfaces in the eastern Med near a boxship suspected of running the Gaza blockade.  (Photo Courtesy of the IDF.)
By Tom Wyld On Sunday, July 14th, 2013
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Israeli Submarine Nails Russian-Made Anti-Ship Missiles in Syria

A Dolphin-class submarine with the Israeli Sea Corps destroyed 50 Russian-made anti-ship missiles in the Syrian Port of Latakia.  Said to have been coordinated with the Obama administration, the attack occurred More...

By The Brenner Brief On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

US Publishes Details Of Missile Base Israel Wanted Kept Secret

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel’s military fumed Monday over the discovery that the U.S. government had revealed details of a top-secret Israeli military installation in published bid requests. The Obama administration More...

(Illustrative.)  Three F-16i Sufa strike-fighters are shown loaded for bear or, perhaps in the case today, the Lebanese variant of Persian Leopards.  The aircraft on the right is carrying Python 4 air-to-air missiles and SPICE 2000 guided bombs.  The F-16i amidships has Derby and Sidewinder air-to-air missiles and Paveway II laser-guided bombs.  The aircraft on the left is carrying Sidewinders and Paveway variants.  (Photo courtesy of the Israeli Air Force.)
By Tom Wyld On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

Israeli Strike Planes Fly Low Over Lebanon Sunday, Message to Hezbollah

Israeli Air Force strike planes made low, slow passes over key regions of Lebanon Sunday morning, flying over southern Lebanon, Baalbek in the Beqaa Valley adjacent to Syria and the capital city of Beirut. Adnan More...

By Richard D. Baris On Thursday, May 9th, 2013

It’s Not A Good Day To Hear News In Israel

Influential Muslim cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi, left, talks as Gaza’s Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh listens, during their meeting in Gaza City, Thursday, May 9, 2013. al-Qaradawi has declared that Israel More...

Israel drone
By Sara Marie Brenner On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Israel Shoots Down Suspected Hezbollah Drone

#Israel says it has shot down a #Hezbollah drone: fxn.ws/12KgEp7 — Fox News (@FoxNews) April 25, 2013 The Associated Press is confirming that Israel shot down a drone on Thursday as it was headed toward the More...

Senate Foreign Relations Committee
By Fred DeRuvo On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Urges Support For Israel Against Iran

It is clear to anyone paying attention that not only is nothing being solved in the Middle East, but because of all the rhetoric, things are actually worsening. We are all aware of Iran’s posturing and their More...

Holocaust Remembrance Day
By Thomas Burke On Monday, April 8th, 2013

Holocaust Remembrance Day – Never Forget, Never Again

Holocaust Remembrance Day, which in Hebrew is called Yom HaShoah, began yesterday evening, April 7, and ends this evening, April 8. Official events began at 8 p.m. Israel time at Massuah Institute for Holocaust More...

Hamas Rocket
By The Brenner Brief On Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Hamas Rockets Hit Southern Israel

The second day of President Obama’s Mid-East tour began with protests and panic, as Hamas rockets struck down in southern Israel. Although there were no injuries, the violence underscores the administration’s More...

By L. Todd Wood On Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Israel’s message to Syria: we have a long memory

L. Todd Wood is a contributor to The Brenner Brief. Twitter: @LToddWood These days Russians don’t make much for export, except weapons.  However, they make really good weapons, especially air defense systems. More...

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