No. 10

This issue is online only, hence there is not cover image.

CODOH Series · No. 10 · March 2002

The individual articles of this issue are listed below.

On Terror and Its other Names

When the Israeli Tourism Minister Rehavam Zeevi, was shot by a Palestinian assassin the other day, it was the first killing of an Israeli cabinet minister by an Arab. It was not, however, the first killing of an Israeli cabinet minister per se: an Israeli Jew assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in late 1995. Illogically,…

The Mystery of Evil

When I turned on the television this morning Billy Graham was preaching in the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. to a congregation of the nation’s leaders, including President Bush and the Presidents wife and father. Graham is very old now, and feeble, but he still speaks with force and clarity. He noted several times that…

Whatever Happened to Israel?

In the immediate aftermath of the destruction of September 11, several voices were raised that attempted to link the attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon to Greater Israel's ongoing problems with its subject Palestinian population. Indeed, the former Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, in a stunning display of cynicism, at first proclaimed the…

Just Like a Movie

On Sunday, December 7, 1941 the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked American Naval forces docked in Hawaii. President Roosevelt addressed the nation on the radio condemning the “sneak attack” with a speech now known to have been written a day before the Japanese bombs started to drop. Americans, the majority of whom didn't want to fight…

America’s New Girlfriend

Several years ago boxer “Iron Mike” Tyson during a press conference told his upcoming prize fight opponent he would make him “his girl friend.” Though this was not out of character for the trash-talking Iron Mike, sports commentators were nevertheless shocked the prizefighter would put it so crudely — comparing his upcoming fight to a…

Not Pearl Harbor II

Following the devastating attack on the World Trade Center on September 11th, various commentators have attempted to explain the event to their audiences. One frequent allusion was that of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Perhaps Disney's recent film was stuck in the minds of our media as some even dubbed the…

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