Category Archives: Mideast news

Another look at the Israel-Turkey reconciliation deal

Despite my deep misgivings, not to mention moral objections, to the reconciliation agreement between Israel and Turkey, it is important to take note of other views, particularly those which don’t see the deal as a disaster but rather as an … Continue reading

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Melanie Phillips puts the Middle East conflict into the right perspective

The British pro-Israel advocacy organization Campaign4Truth  (follow them at their Facebook page at the link) recently held an evening of debate of “The Two State Solution – dead or alive?,” the videos of which Brian of London posted at Israellycool, … Continue reading

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Obama’s secret Iran strategy has empowered Iran to build missiles that can now reach Israel

We all thought the Iran Deal was over and done – a done deal which gave Iran more or less everything it demanded and allowed them to get away with anything which the West demanded of it. The deal also … Continue reading

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There’s trouble brewing down south on Gaza’s border

The knifing intifada appears to be waning – for the moment at least, a testament to the IDF and the police’s counter-terror and intelligence activities. But down south on the border with Gaza, there is trouble brewing once more. Last … Continue reading

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Speaking truth to power: Hillel Neuer at the UNHRC; a Saudi TV host criticises Islam

I was going to title this post “Into the Lion’s Den”, since the stars of both videos are taking on very controversial, if not downright dangerous, positions. First, here is Hillel Neuer, from the amazing UN Watch organization, in his … Continue reading

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The UN’s war against Israel

I have written extensively on the anti-Israel bias of the UN and more particularly about the UNHRC on this blog, and the ongoing farce that goes by that name becomes repetitive. But occasionally the UN transcends even its own below-minimum … Continue reading

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