Category Archives: International relations

Keeping up morale in the Corona crisis

How can I post a Good News Friday post amidst this unprecedented worldwide quarantine which has confined millions to their homes, shuttering businesses and places of entertainment and leisure, and bringing the world economy to its knees? There are more … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Apologies for the long hiatus in blogging. Family life, crises and dramas keep getting in the way. But now it’s time to catch up on some good news for a change, so here is my latest Good News Friday post. … Continue reading

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The Trump Deal, Palestinian war-crimes, and a UN boycott of Israel

The background to this post is the “Deal of the Century” peace deal from President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and several other Administration officials.  Their hearts were in the right place, and the initial reaction of most Israelis was that … Continue reading

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A civil uprising in Iran

It looks like a civil revolution is taking place in Iran, where the people are rising up against the regime of the Mad Mullahs. The courage, the sheer bravery of the Iranian citizens is awe-inspiring. They face arrest, torture and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday post opens with the startling – and very good – news that the US killed the leader of the Iranian Revolutionary Group Corps – Al Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani last night. Make no mistake about … Continue reading

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Antisemitism in America – Monsey stabbing attack is the worst in the latest wave

The subject of antisemitism in America is something I never thought would become “a thing” and I certainly never imagined it would become a series to write about. On Saturday night a domestic terrorist, for want of a better term, … Continue reading

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