Tag Archives: Russia

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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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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Good News Friday

Once again we’ve had a week full of nastiness, so it’s great to be able to counteract the bad feeling with another Good News Friday post. We start with an incredible Israeli development which could improve the lives of autistic … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After a week of bad news it’s a relief to find it’s time for another Good News Friday post. Since this last week has been full of boycotts and badmouthing of Israel, it’s wonderful to be able to report that … Continue reading

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The West is about to ease Iran sanctions, Russia wants Iran involved in Syria talks

As we feared last month, the West’s capitulation to Iran is indeed deepening, as rumours abound that the West, led by America, is about to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange for a spurious “scaling back” of its nuclear program: … Continue reading

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The Cold War just got colder

We all thought the Cold War was over when the Berlin Wall fell and communist countries overthrew their corrupt dictatorships. Well, it appears we were wrong. Following is is a quick round-up of Putin’s latest shenanigans and interference in the … Continue reading

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