Fogel Murderers Don't Look Thai

Elder of Ziyon:  Fogel family murderers arrested. They don’t look Thai to me.


The IDF Spokesperson on Sunday confirmed the arrest of two Palestinians, one a minor, from Awarta, in the March murder of five Fogel family members in their home in the Itamar settlement. The arrest was a joint IDF and Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) operation.

Fogel Family

The suspects committed the crime for nationalistic reasons, and according to Army Radio, admitted to the crime without expressing remorse. Six others have been remanded on suspicion of involvement in the murders.

According to Shin Bet findings, the two teens, 18-year-old Hakem Awwad and 19-year-old Amjad Awwad, carried out the crime based on their own convictions and without direction by any specific political or terrorist organization.

On the Friday of the murders, the two reportedly met at 3:00 p.m. and planned to carry out the murder. At 9:00 p.m. they met again, equipped with knives, and broke into the Itamar settlement. The two broke into one home, which was empty, and stole an M16 rifle. Afterward, they went to the Fogel family home.

2 thoughts on “Fogel Murderers Don't Look Thai”

  1. The head of their village is crying that they are only children. Strange that boys with a full beard are children but 9-year old girls are wives. I am sorry we don’t have the death penalty–even that is two good for these cretins. The should be hung and their corpses encased in pig fat.

  2. Al Shaikh,
    I dug up this information and wrote this article, with all the cites for where the info came from. As the Donald is talking about seizing oilfields, I think this is a timely article for him to answer as well. Why are we not raising the price of our export food to the middle east till a bowl of cheerios equals a barrel of oil? We should require “End User” certificates on exported food just as with weapons to be sure we are getting paid. The middle east simply CANNOT feed their people. The simple truth is they are over OUR barrel. I think this info needs to get out in the public domain so people start asking why not raise our food prices to the middle east. You have a pretty wide “Bully Pulpit” and could stick this under a lot of noses. Please…
    CW Orange /BootIslam

    Food, the Achilles heel of the middle east.

    Hey! Mohammed! Got Food?

    It does not matter who rules in the middle east, if they have no food, they are going to be history quickly.. Have you noted that all of these countries are having food problems because of Russias crop failure?
    They are all panic buying grain. Let us put effort to making sure our farmers only sell to Russia and China. That puts the islamic hardliners in deep pig shit if people cannot eat. Let iran feed them…STOP western food going to the middle east. Let the little terrorists die for lack of food…..That will stop muslim expansion.
    Visualize imams and little terrorists starving to death for peace….When they cannot eat, they will have what we call in Texas an “attitude adjustment”. Put heat on your congressman to restrict food sales to the middle east.

    Never sell food to the US government as it will for sure go to the middle east sent by obummer…. They cannot stop this if we only will sell to China and Russia, who both hate moslems. Boycot the middle east, let them drink their oil. I have been there. Virtually all food is imported in all of hose countries. This can stop islam cold.
    For several years now, islamic countries have been trying to get control of companies in asia to lock up a supply of food. They have been doing this in Cambodia and Thailand, and probably other places as well. If you are sick of endless high fuel prices, raise the price of food to the middle east. When the imams cannot provide food, they are dead meat! If you hink his is not true, read on….

    Let us start by looking at these countries, and first, iran. These wannabe bad boys want to control the middle east, but how will they feed their clients?
    Iran’s land surface covers 165 million hectares, more than half of which is uncultivable. A total of 11.5 million hectares is under cultivation at any time, of which 3.5 million hectares were irrigated in 1987, and the rest watered by rain. Only 10 percent of the country receives adequate rainfall for agriculture; most of this area is in western Iran. The water shortage is intensified by seasonal rainfalls. The rainy season occurs between October and March, leaving the land parched for the remainder of the year. Immense seasonal variations in flow characterize Iran’s rivers. The Karun River and other rivers passing through Khuzestan (in the southwest at the head of the Gulf) carry water during periods of maximum flow that is ten times the amount borne in dry periods. Several of the government’s dam projects are on these rivers. In numerous localities, there may be no precipitation until sudden storms, accompanied by heavy rains, dump almost the entire year’s rainfall in a few days. Often causing floods and local damage, the runoffs are so rapid that they cannot be used for agricultural purposes.
    After nearly achieving agricultural self-sufficiency in the 1960s, Iran reached the point in 1979 where 65 percent of its food had to be imported. Declining productivity was blamed on the use of modern fertilizers, which had inadvertently scorched the thin Iranian soil. Unresolved land reform issues, a lack of economic incentives to raise surplus crops, and low profit ratios combined to drive increasingly large segments of the farm population into urban areas.
    Agricultural imports
    The 1979 Revolution sought self-sufficiency in foodstuffs as part of its overall goal of decreased economic dependence on the West. Higher government subsidies for grain and other staples and expanded short- term credit and tax exemptions for farmers complying with government quotas were intended by the new regime to promote self-sufficiency. But by early 1987, Iran was actually more dependent on agricultural imports than in the 1970s.
    Currently having riots over food prices….2/1/2011

    Wheat and rice outputs have grown dramatically since the early 1990s, particularly since 1994 when all subsidies for fertilizers, seeds, and pesticides were lifted. The result has been self-sufficiency in several important commodities. Today, 95 percent of the wheat and rice crops are used to satisfy domestic consumption but, despite increased output, Egypt continues to be a large importer of food, especially agricultural products. Imports of wheat rose by 8 percent in 1996-97 and have generally accounted for more than a quarter of total imports.

    Egypt’s agricultural sector remains one of the most productive in the world, despite the small area of arable land and irregular and insufficient water supplies. Farmers do not have to pay for water used in irrigation. Since the construction of the Aswan Dam on the Nile river, the sector’s development has been hindered by the problems of waterlogged soil and soil with a high salt content. Drainage efforts have proved insufficient to counter the harmful effects of these 2 factors to the sector’s performance. Since the mid-1980s, the government has attempted to reclaim the desert for cultivation, and has managed to successfully reclaim some 1 million acres of desert. Plans are underway to reclaim an additional 3.5 million acres by the year 2017 with the South Valley Development project near Lake Nasser. These efforts, however, are countered by the fast pace of urban and industrial expansion, which has been claiming an average of 31,000 acres a year.
    Farming in Egypt was confined to less than 3 percent of the total land area, because the country falls within arid and hyperarid zones. About 90 percent of the agricultural area was concentrated in the Delta, and the rest fell within a narrow ribbon along the Nile between Aswan and Cairo (Upper Egypt) and a strip along the Mediterranean. The arable land was estimated by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization as being about 6.02 million feddans (1 feddan = 1.038 acres = .42 hectare) in 1987. This was the equivalent of about 0.12 feddan per capita, one of the lowest in the world, and less than Bangladesh’s 0.19. The warm weather, plentiful water, and exceptionally fertile soil, however, enabled Egyptian farmers to practice double and multiple cropping, which effectively doubled the arable area. Nevertheless, the relative scarcity of arable land, coupled with, among other things, high population growth, made Egypt depend on external sources for about half of its food supply in the late 1980s.
    Water Status
    Currently in throes of revolution driven by food prices 2/1/2011
    The annual total volume of exploitable water in Tunisia is about 4670 hm3, out of which about 57% (2700 hm3) is surface water and the remaining 43% (1970 hm3) groundwater.[4] Tunisia is a water stressed country with per capita renewable water availability of 486 m3—well below the average of 1200 m³/capita for the Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) region.[4] Out of the available surface water resources of 2100 hm3, only about 1220 hm3 are expected to be captured for actual use. Eighteen existing dams, 21 projected dams and 235 hillside dams are expected to augment the available supply but rapid sedimentation of reservoirs will progressively reduce storage capacity and shorten life. Excessive groundwater extraction in the coastal regions of Cap Bon, Soukra and Ariana has resulted in saline intrusion in many areas leading to groundwater being unsuitable for further regions. Only 50% of all water resources have salinity levels lower than 1500 mg/l and can be used without restriction. 84% of all groundwater resources have salinity of more than 1500 mg/l, and 30% of the shallow aquifers more than 4000 mg/l.[4]
    Poor Domestic Crop Increases Import Dependency
    Economy / Tunisia Tunisian agricultural output is forecast to be below average in 2008, due to adverse weather conditions. This will force it to increase food imports at a time when global food prices remain high. July 2008 And it is still having problems as this is the major cause of the riots today.
    Jordan is a small country with limited natural resources, but has improved much since its inception as a country. Its current GDP per capita soared by 351% in the Seventies. But this growth proved unsustainable and consequently shrank by 30% in the Eighties. But it rebounded with growth of 36% in the Nineties. Just over 10% of its land is arable, and even that is subject to the vagaries of a limited water supply. Rainfall is low and highly variable, and much of Jordan’s available ground water is not renewable. Jordan’s economic resource base centers on phosphates, potash, and their fertilizer derivatives; tourism; overseas remittances; and foreign aid. These are its principal sources of hard currency earnings. Lacking coal reserves, hydroelectric power, large tracts of forest or commercially viable oil deposits, Jordan relies on natural gas for 10% of its domestic energy needs. Jordan used to depend on Iraq for oil until the Iraq invasion in 2003 by the United States. Jordan is also classified as an emerging market.
    This is another currently rioting. The government was just sacked by the King. high food prices are the motivating factor. This country is a poor boy in the arab world. It is one bleak place. I have been all over this country.
    Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Arabia is one of the driest regions in the world, with no perennial rivers. Water is obtained from four distinct sources:

    * non-renewable groundwater from the deep fossil aquifers
    * desalinated water
    * surface water
    * renewable groundwater from shallow alluvial aquifers

    Only the last two sources are renewable. Their volume, however, is minimal. Current levels of groundwater abstraction far exceed the level of natural recharge: Groundwater is being “mined”. For example, the Al-Ahsa aquifer in the Eastern Province experienced a drop of 150 meters over the past 25 years. Since the usable volume of the aquifers is not known, it is not clear how long groundwater mining can be sustained.

    Food security is fast becoming a critical issue for countries in the Persian Gulf, many of whom face tighter global food markets because of trading partners’ strained export surpluses, a decline in domestic food production, and population growth. Wealthier countries on the Arabian Peninsula, fearing that some day they might not be able to secure enough food for their populations, have increased government subsidies, built up strategic storage, and invested in agriculture overseas.

    Eckert Woertz, of the Gulf Research Center in Dubai, discussed the Gulf food security predicament and evaluated the current initiatives of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. He was joined by the Council on Foreign Relations’ Thomas Lippman, who commented on Saudi Arabia’s controversial “food security initiative,” which aims to produce food in underdeveloped countries for consumption by the fast-growing population of Saudi Arabia. Carnegie’s Christopher Boucek moderated.

    The Problems

    According to Woertz, food security in the Gulf increased in importance in 2009, as the world saw a big commodity boom and food cost hikes, coupled with an increase in export restrictions by trading partners. Even as the cost of food supply from outside the region rose, local supply has been falling and regional demand has been rising.

    * Demand: 60 percent of food is already being imported in the Gulf. Meanwhile, the population of the Gulf is increasing; between 2000 and 2030, it is expected to double.

    * Local Supply: Water used for irrigation comes from ancient aquifers and is non-renewable. Saudi Arabia, for example, was a net wheat exporter in the 1980s and 1990s, but it cannot sustain its irrigation. By 2060, the desert will have reclaimed the farmland where wheat was once grown.

    * Costs of Imports: There has been a rise in export restrictions on food by major trade partners, who are concerned about their own food security.

    The Solutions

    Gulf nations have sought to stimulate food production in countries that have sufficient water and irrigable land, to support the growing Gulf population. Countries hosting Gulf investments range from Sudan, Pakistan, and Ethiopia, to the Philippines, Kazakhstan, Thailand, and Tanzania. In these nations, Gulf countries have generally purchased land and provided the capital to increase food production using the host countries natural resources.

    The Gulf countries now depend on four main sources for food production:

    1. The new initiatives in developing countries, where Gulf nations can use their investment abilities more aggressively. Woertz referred to these sources as having the classical colonial agro-export and food import dependencies.

    2. Emerging developing countries, such as Brazil, South Africa, Thailand, Argentina, who cannot afford to subsidize their national agriculture and are therefore at a disadvantage when selling to global markets.

    3. Large suppliers that subsidize food production within their own borders, such as the United States and the European Union.

    4. Production within their own borders.

    The available water sources in the Gulf are limited. Woertz pointed to an article in Foreign Policy that suggested that the initiatives to buy land in underdeveloped countries are in fact attempts to purchase water resources, not land resources. He warned that what is happening on the ground is not clear; the full motives of the Gulf investors cannot yet be determined.
    I could go on showing sources, but it is evident that the middle east is in deep problems where food and water are concerned. We actually have islam by their balls! Starve an imam for world peace!

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