Tag Archives: peace talks

Kerry lied to blame Israel for the peace talks failure

Not only the Palestinians know how to lie. It turns out that our “honest broker”, Hizzoner John F. Kerry, is an accomplished liar too. As Israel feared all along, Kerry put the blame for the breakdown in the “peace” talks … Continue reading

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The Middle East peace talks – what just happened?

The last 24-48 hours have been like a crazy roller-coaster ride for Israelis and Middle-East watchers. The Obama-Kerry inspired “peace” talks between Israel and the Palestinians have taken so many turns, upsets, switchbacks and hairpin bends that anyone trying to … Continue reading

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Bumbling Obama bullies Bibi. Bibi hits back with AIPAC speech

President Obama did it again – he poured a great bucket of icy cold water on Binyamin Netanyahu’s head by implicitly threatening Israel with isolation and worse if they don’t cave in to every Palestinian (and American) demand in an … Continue reading

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This is how to do Hasbara

Naftali Bennett shows how it’s done on BBC’s Hard Talk program. The interviewer, Stephen Sackur, is quite hard-hitting, and is fairly irritating in places when he keeps harping on the purported instability of Netanyahu’s government and on the dangers of … Continue reading

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Negotiating peace under the threat of boycotts and violence

Another way of wording my headline would be “an offer that Israel can’t afford to refuse – for the sake of its own health”. Or we could just call it “Don Corleone rides again”. It seems quite incredible that no … Continue reading

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The Jordan Valley is vital to Israel’s security

Despite the noise about the settlements being the main stumbling block towards a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, the latest sticking point in the abortive “peace” talks with the Palestinians is the Jordan Valley.  Despite all the cajoling, … Continue reading

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