Daily Archives: 12 December 2011

And another mysterious explosion in Iran

Once more something has gone bump in the night, or rather, boom during the day, in Iran.  An explosion in a steel factory was reported as having killed 7 people in Ghadir e-Yazd. Iranian news agencies reported Monday that an … Continue reading

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Palestinians won’t come to the “damn” table

Since CIA Director Leon Panetta has declared his absolute determination to get Israel back to “the damn table” in order to start negotiations with the Palestinians, perhaps Panetta should address himself to those self-same Palestinians who once again are refusing … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich states the Palestinians are an invented people

Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich caused a stir last week when he declared, on the Jewish Channel cable TV station, that the Palestinians are an invented people. You can watch the various segments of his interview on that link.  He … Continue reading

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