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The world’s gone mad – attacks all over Europe and beyond

It has come to the situation where you wake up in the morning and are scared to turn on the news for fear of hearing about yet another ISIS-inspired atrocity, a mass shooting, hostage taking or worse. Europe is under … Continue reading

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Attempted coup in Turkey – implications and aftermath

In the last 48 hours or so the world has gone madder than ever. Following the ISIS-inspired terrorist atrocity in Nice, we watched in shock and amazement as an attempted coup in Turkey unfolded (see the timeline at the link) … Continue reading

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Hamas collapses the ceasefire with renewed rocket fire

Surprise surprise. Not. The extension to the 5-day extension to the schmeasefire ceasefire didn’t last through its full 24 hours before Hamas or one of its proxies or allies started firing rockets at Israel earlier this evening. The first barrages … Continue reading

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After the revolution, what now for Egypt?

Post-coup in Egypt, we are left with the question of “what now?”.  Has this quasi-coup been a good thing or a bad thing? Is it good for the Jews? And for the West too. Several people have attempted to answer … Continue reading

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Egypt’s instability undermining the revolution

Now that Mohammed Morsi has been deposed, it is worth considering the multiple problems besetting Egypt, and how they are going to influence Egypt’s recovery – or lack of it – and how they will affect the wider region. First, … Continue reading

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Egypt – Mohammed Morsi deposed by the Army

The Egyptian Army’s threats to depose President Mohammed Morsi if he did not resign by Tuesday afternoon were carried out today, with the Army effectively deposing the President: Egypt’s armed forces overthrew elected Islamist President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday and … Continue reading

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