Category Archives: Mideast news

Couldn’t happen to nicer people edition

Two recent incidents gave me a serious attack of schadenfreude, which I thought to share with you in order to lighten the beginning of the New Year. An “activist” (read: terrorist) who took part on the Mavi Marmara flotilla fiasco … Continue reading

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Abbas slanders Israel in incendiary UN speech, angering Israel and the US

It’s a New Year but at the UN it’s the same old same old. At the annual General Assembly opening speeches Palestinian Authority (unelected) “President” Mahmoud Abbas made an incendiary speech against Israel and the US which effectively put an … Continue reading

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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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