Tag Archives: Arab Spring

Guest Post: Israel is the only real winner of the Arab Spring

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, a frequent reader and contributor to this blog. Israel is the only real winner of the Arab Spring as this article in the Tower has it (via the Elder of Ziyon, may … Continue reading

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Egypt’s instability undermining the revolution

Now that Mohammed Morsi has been deposed, it is worth considering the multiple problems besetting Egypt, and how they are going to influence Egypt’s recovery – or lack of it – and how they will affect the wider region. First, … Continue reading

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Israel Air Force bombs Syrian “military research” center

What was this military center that the Israeli Air Force apparently bombed last night? Was it connected to Syria’s huge chemical weapons stores? Probably. Israeli warplanes attacked a military research center in Damascus province at dawn on Wednesday, Syria’s military … Continue reading

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Murder and Mayhem in the Middle East – but it’s Israeli houses that upset the world

In case the news had passed people by, here is a reminder of what’s been going on in the Middle East over the last few days: In Egypt, President Mohammed Morsi has appropriated all ruling powers for himself, crowning himself … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Here’s this week’s Good News Friday installment. The most important news of this week was the launch of BBC Watch, a sister site to CiFWatch (which monitors the Guardian).  BBC Watch describes its mission thus: In its editorial guidelines, the … Continue reading

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Worrying about Egypt

Israel has been very cautious about the Arab “Spring” from the first moment, even though her concerns were ignored or belittled by the international community, but now the next moves in the Middle Eastern chess game are becoming clearer.  Following … Continue reading

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