Category Archives: International relations

Obama’s last day as President – and his last act of spite

The day we have all been praying for for the last 8 years has come: Barack Obama is leaving the White House today, and not a day too soon! But before Donald Trump can get a foot in the door … Continue reading

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The Paris Piece Conference

While the Paris Peace Piece Conference’s aims were ostensibly to bring about peace between Israel and the Palestinians, it was quite clear from the start that its only intention was to make Israel give up a piece of this and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite the hard week we have just gone through, or maybe davka because of it, we need some good news to bring us into Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. Since so much of the news … Continue reading

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Gestures of support for Israel after the terror attack, but no change in EU policy

After this week’s terror attack Israelis were pleasantly surprised (if that’s the right term) and even gratified to see symbolic expressions of support extended to us from around the world. This is in stark contrast to previous attacks where, besides … Continue reading

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Resolution 2334: Support from our friends in New Zealand

After UNSC Resolution 2334 passed, with the sponsorship of New Zealand among others, large protests against the government’s sponsorship of Resolution 2334 and in support of Israel took place outside the New Zealand parliament. A New Zealand reader of mine, … Continue reading

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How should Israel respond to Obama’s betrayal and Resolution 2334?

The implications, immediate and far-reaching, have been discussed almost ad nauseum in the political world, in the media, even on this little blog. But the question remains: what ought Israel do in light of the resolution’s adoption, and how should … Continue reading

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