Category Archives: International relations

Obama and Netanyahu at the UN GA: It could have been worse

The annual opening of the UN General Assembly, which took place this week, was attended by the ususal speeches from foreign leaders. Netanyahu’s speech was excellent. Palestinian “President-for-life” Mahmoud Abbas lied, and then lied again. As for US President Obama, … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s excellent speech at the UN

I missed Bibi’s speech last night as I was at a wedding.  I’ve now caught up on it (via Israellycool) and “excellent” doesn’t begin to describe it. Here’s the video: You can read the full text of his speech at … Continue reading

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The US military aid deal to Israel: Is it great or could it have been better?

Last week a massive 10 year, $38 billion military aid package to Israel was agreed between the US Administration and Israel: WASHINGTON (JTA) – President Barack Obama’s near parting gift to Israel, a guarantee of $38 billion in defense assistance … Continue reading

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The only ethnic cleansing that the world accepts is that of the Jews

Binyamin Netanyahu brought down the opprobrium of the world onto his head on Friday when he stated two categorical truths: the first: the Palestinians want to ethnically cleanse Jews off their land.  The second: that it is absurd that such … Continue reading

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How to bash Israel when you’re a foreign diplomat

I thought of starting this post with the words “Tis the season to bash Israel”, but I realized that every day is Bash Israel Day, at least in Scandinavia. Sweden certainly has become one of the main centres of Muslim-inspired … Continue reading

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Obama gets dissed in China

Regular readers of this blog will know how many times I have decried the laments, from within and without, that “Israel is isolated” diplomatically.  Of course recent headlines have put paid to these concerns very nicely, with relations warming up … Continue reading

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