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Understanding Israel’s fears over the Iran nuclear deal

The media has been saturated with reports of Israeli “hysteria” and “over-reaction” at the interim nuclear deal just signed between Iran and the P5+1.  Reaction to Israel’s reaction has ranged from bemusement to mockery to gleeful schadenfreude, although there have … Continue reading

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Or else what Mr. Hague?

Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague made a very undiplomatic, almost overt threat against Israel today not to undermine the Iranian nuclear deal: Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Monday that Israel should avoid taking any action that would undermine … 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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And again – France comes to the rescue

As predicted, the American-led sell-out of Israel and other anti-Iran Gulf allies has begun. A completely unnecessary “Peace in our Time” paper was about to be signed with Iran when, in the second time in as many months, France came … Continue reading

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The (im)moderate Rouhani’s charm offensive at the UN and Obama’s appeasement

Following America’s abdication of power in confronting Bashar Assad and his use of chemical weapons, the West’s appeasement of third-world dictators continues. At the UN, many of the world’s politician’s and the international press are falling over themselves to praise … Continue reading

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