Daily Archives: 11 October 2011

Is Gilad Shalit about to be released?

I hardly dare type the words for fear of bringing the ayin hara (evil eye) down on the whole deal. Is the Shalit deal within grasp? Saudi Arabia’s Al-Arabiya TV reported Tuesday that Egypt has made a breakthrough in its … Continue reading

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Turkey objects to sharing NATO anti-missile radar information with Israel

Turkey is trying to play a multi-sided game with varying degrees of success. It agreed to host a NATO missile shield radar on its territory, thereby placating Western powers, and receiving in return some weaponry benefits from the West.  But … Continue reading

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