Tag Archives: Mahmoud Abbas

The battle for Jerusalem

Jerusalem has been under fire, both literally and diplomatically, for a long while now, but in recent weeks the situation has deteriorated sharply.  If the authorities, i.e Binyamin Netanyahu and his Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharanovitch don’t get matters in … 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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Chutzpah of the week

This post might be the start of an occasional (or even regular) series, but certainly there is no shortage of candidates for the Chutzpah of the Week award.  This week we go for a two-fer. Or even a three-fer. The … Continue reading

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Operation Brother’s Keeper and other terrorism updates

As Operation Brother’s Keeper, the IDF’s operation to find the kidnapped teens, enters its 7th day, PM Binyamin Netanyahu reported that we now know a lot more about the kidnapping of the three teenagers, but sadly there is nothing really … Continue reading

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Betraying Israel: the rush to recognize the PA-Hamas unity government

This article was written jointly by Brian Goldfarb and Anne. First is Brian’s post: “Curiouser and curiouser”, said Alice in the famous children’s novel Alice in Wonderland. In that same surreal story, Humpty-Dumpty (who, you may recall, fell off a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Col. Richard Kemp on the Fatah-Hamas unity agreement

This is another guest post from frequent contributor and reader Brian Goldfarb. Most, if not all, of the visitors to this site will be of the opinion that the Fatah-Hamas rapprochement is purely a means for allowing Mahmoud Abbas to … Continue reading

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