Category Archives: International relations

Britain’s rush to warm up relations with Iran

From being one of the more cautious members of the P5+1 signers of the Iran deal, Britain has suddenly sprung into action in rapidly warming up its ties with Iran, up to and including a visit of the Foreign Secretary … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn, the Left, and its antisemitism problem

The hitherto almost-unknown British Labour MP and backbencher Jeremy Corbyn has surged ahead in the Labour elections for a new leader, and to the establishment’s surprise and utter horror, it looks like he will become the new leader. I wrote … Continue reading

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International inspections of Iran’s nuke sites are a sick joke

Originally posted on danmillerinpanama:
Over the past few days, Iranian officials have confirmed that international inspections of its nuke sites will be severely limited if permitted at all. This post provides excerpts from recent articles quoting them.  Iran’s nuke sites The restrictions noted in…

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Meanwhile the West crawls back into its Jew-hatred

As I have noted several times on this blog, the world has become a topsy-turvy place, and while certain Arabs are drawing closer to Israel, the West in many instances is moving in the opposite direction, not “just” into anti-Israel … Continue reading

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Arabs overturning their own preconceptions about Israel

There’s plenty of bad news out there which I will get to in a subsequent post, but for now, here’s some more good news from our Arab neighbours. (All emphases are added by me). Abdallah Al-Hadlaq, a Kuwaiti columnist wrote … Continue reading

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Compare and contrast: the attitudes of the White House and Arab journalists towards Israel

As I wrote in an earlier post, the politics of the new Middle East is making the strangest bedfellows and the unlikeliest adversaries.  The US Administration is actively distancing itself from Israel, and even slandering it.  (I covered Obama and … Continue reading

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