Tag Archives: Iran

Israel prepares for action against Iran

There have been some interesting developments in Israel’s security sector which gives rise to opinions that Israel is preparing for action against Iran. The evident reason for Israel’s preparations is the US’s headlong rush to a nuclear deal with Iran, … Continue reading

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How the Russian-Ukrainian conflict affects the Middle East

We like to think that what happens on the other side of the world has nothing to do with us, so we ought to keep our heads down and just stay out of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis. Unfortunately, international crises have … Continue reading

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Obama weakens America on Iran, takes offence when weakness is criticised

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe “Bogie” Yaalon has done it again.  He pointed out that the American emperor has no clothes regarding Iran – and once again (as happened in January) the overly-sensitive Americans have taken offence. Yaalon remarked that Israel … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Silver Linings to those Middle Eastern Clouds

This is another guest post by frequent contributor and reader Brian Goldfarb. There are these three articles, two from the Henry Jackson Society and the third from The Tablet, which together weave a fascinating picture of what’s happening in the … Continue reading

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The West’s hypocrisy at Iran’s cover-up of weapons smuggling to Gaza as well as its nukes

So what was on that Iranian weapons ship, the Klos C, seized by the Israeli Navy in international waters off Sudan last week? Here is the full shopping list: 40 M-302 missiles, 181 120-mm mortars, and 400,000 7.62 caliber bullets … Continue reading

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Israeli Navy intercepts missile-laden Iranian boat – proving the necessity and success of the Gaza blockade

In a dramatic announcement yesterday we were informed that the Israeli Navy intercepted a boat laden with Iranian missiles.  Naval Commandos boarded the boat and discovered a haul that, if it had reached Gaza, would have had severe consequences for … Continue reading

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