Category Archives: Mideast news

Catching up on the news

This is going to be another catch-up post since I’ve been too busy to keep up with the news in recent days. I’m not sure how on earth this news item flew in under the radar of all the mainstream … Continue reading

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The West lacks a strategy to tackle ISIS

The West’s confrontation with the imperialist barbaric ISIS terrorists is floundering, and the reason is chiefly because the West lacks any coherent strategy. Daniel Pipes was interviewed for a magazine recently and gives us the transcript in a fascinating article … Continue reading

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Catching up on the news

There’s a fair bit of news out there which I’ve wanted to catch up on but I ran out of time during the week, so here’s a quick summary of the main points I missed. The big news of this … Continue reading

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Guest Post: An outsider’s view of the results of Protective Edge

This is another guest post by frequent commenter and contributor Brian Goldfarb. I thought that now we have an at least temporary period of calm in Israel/Palestine, perhaps it was time to get back to normal (whatever that is in … Continue reading

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Turkey’s new Prime Foreign Minister

While we were busy fighting Hamas in Gaza, new developments were taking place in another quasi-enemy of Israel, Turkey. In presidential elections held a few weeks ago in Turkey, the previous Prime Minister, our old “pal” Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was … Continue reading

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Rumours of Israel’s isolation in the Middle East are dead wrong

Israel is constantly being warned by its erstwhile allies and their wagging fingers that if we don’t correct our behaviour, or if we don’t agree to suicidal ceasefires with an implacable genocidal enemy, we are going to become isolated.  There … Continue reading

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