Daily Archives: 12 June 2013

The EU’s not-so-hostile relations with Israel

Despite the EU’s intermittent cold neutrality, if not hostility, towards Israel, it can also be happy to warm up relations with Israel when it suits them – or when anti-Israel sentiment goes too far even for them. For example, the … Continue reading

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How hard can it be to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization?

Very difficult indeed, judging by the linguistic acrobatics that have been taking place in assorted diplomatic forums recently. As I have written here and here, despite Bulgaria concluding that Hezbollah was responsible for the Burgas bus bombing, the EU is … Continue reading

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