The Polish-Born Jew Who Spied on France for Britain after World War I

July 16 2020

Born in the city or Lodz in Russian-ruled Poland, William (a/k/a Wolf) Fisher immigrated to the United Kingdom, became a British subject, and distinguished himself serving on the Western front during World War I. Then his career took a more unusual turn, as recent research reveals. Marc Goldberg writes:

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More about: British Jewry, France, United Kingdom

How Israel Can Stand Up to a Belligerent Turkey

Sept. 25 2020

Under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara has become increasingly authoritarian, Islamist, and hostile toward Israel and the West more generally. The Turkish government has also indicated that it aspires to alter its maritime border with Greece, and even its border with Syria. Analyzing these changes, and what they term the country’s “bellicose foreign policy,” Efraim Inbar, Eran Lerman, and Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examine the implications for Israel, and how the Jewish state might best respond:

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More about: Israeli Security, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, U.S. Foreign policy