Tag Archives: nuclear program

Netanyahu’s UN speech: no new points, disagreement from the US

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivered his speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday evening, and the verdicts are varied.  You can read the full transcript here. He covered all the main points that we Israelis would wish him to make: … Continue reading

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Boycotting Israel for house-building, wooing Iran with its centrifuges

The signatures on the nuclear deal agreed with the US, whereby Iran agreed to halt its enrichment program, were hardly dry on the paper when the West sprang into action, salivating to do business with Iran once again, and to … Continue reading

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Americans free jailed Iranian scientist but won’t release Jonathan Pollard

Before I deal with the parallels between the two prisoners mentioned in the headline I feel it ought to be pointed out that  there is something inordinately topsy-turvy about the American deal with Iran to disarm its nuclear program.   (I … Continue reading

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Feeding the crocodile, hoping to be eaten last

The above headline is  a paraphrase of Winston Churchill’s memorable words warning against appeasement during WWII.  The parallels to the situation today are hard to ignore after the Western allies P5+1 group signed a deal last night with the Iranians to … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Strange bedfellows in the Middle East? Will Israel strike Iran alone?

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, with additional notes by Anne: Y’know, there are, just occasionally, moments that really warm the cockles of a Zionist’s heart, and this might, just might, be one of them. Especially as these … Continue reading

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A reminder to Kerry (and Netanyahu) about our right to build in Eretz Yisrael

The legality of house-building for Jews over the Green Line (which I shall call “settlements” for short and not for any other political reason)  has been the subject of much discussion in recent months, culminating in John Kerry’s unreasonable outburst … Continue reading

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