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The political mugging of Israel over the Hagel and Kerry nominations

Following the furore over the possible nomination of Charles Hagel as US Secretary of Defence, Gil Troy in his Jerusalem Post blog writes that Israel was sandbagged in a political mugging over the nomination of Hagel: (Emphases are mine.) During … Continue reading

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Guardian’s David Hearst compares Israel to Syria

This article was cross-posted on CiFWatch. David Hearst, one of the Guardian’s “foreign leader writers” according to his bio, has never met a dictator or Israel-hater he didn’t love. In his article in yesterday’s Commentisfree, in which he addressed the … Continue reading

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