Category Archives: International relations

Poland rewrites its history of the Shoah

The new Polish legislation to criminalize anyone who claims that Poland played a part in the Shoah has outraged all Jews from across the world, as well as angering genuine historians.  The fear is that Poland is attempting to whitewash … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Friday is here once again thank goodness, and it’s time for another Good News Friday edition. Let’s start with a great morale boost from none other than the British Defence Secretary (!) who hailed the UK’s amazing relationship with Israel: … Continue reading

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More antisemitism on the British Left

Antisemitism on the British Left is a story that does not go away, the gift (if that’s the right word) that keeps on giving. Over the last few weeks several items have popped up in the media and I give … Continue reading

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Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Israel

Earlier this week the American Vice President Mike Pence and his wife arrived in Israel on an official two-day visit, and it was a roaring success. I will take the liberty of quoting from the wonderful journalist and commentator Arlene … Continue reading

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Mahmoud Abbas’ tirade: antisemitic conspiracy theories and historical revisionism

Earlier this week Palestinian “President-for-Life” Mahmoud Abbas delivered an anti-Israel and anti-American tirade almost unprecedented in his career for its historical revisionism, antisemitic conspiracy theories, its ugly insults and its effect of burning all his bridges. The PA leader delivered … Continue reading

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The West’s shameful response to the Iran protests

In my earlier post about the Iran protests I mentioned the limp response from both Western governments and Western media.  Melanie Phillips picks up on the weak institutional response from the West, saying: … utterly risible the gloss initially put … Continue reading

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