Rebbetzin Esther Jungries wrotes about a nation destined to dwell alone.
Once again we find ourselves alone – a little lamb among wolves. Can it be that Hashem wants us to realize that we indeed are a nation destined to live alone? Can it be that Hashem wants us to turn to Him to acknowledge that He and only He is our shepherd who can protect and save us?
The moment we forget our Guardian above, G-d forbid, we will be rendered easy prey once again. Iron Domes are wonderful but they are only as strong as Hashem allows them to be. Nothing in this universe is invincible except He who is above us.
Read more: http://www.jewishpress.com/judaism/rebbetzins-viewpointrebbetzin-jungreis/a-nation-destined-to-dwell-alone-part-one/2014/07/17/
R' Eliezer Bulka begins his weekly parsha article with the following words.
I recently signed up with a very special program, The Shmira Project, which pairs ordinary people with soldiers putting their lives on the line in defense of our Nation. The Weekly Shtikle is therefore dedicated bizchus Amir ben Tzipporah im kol chayalei Yisrael.
Elder of Ziyon quoted two paragraphs from a WashingtonPost article which I couldn't find when I clicked on his link, but was able to find in a cached version of the article.