Tag Archives: Egypt

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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Our “peace partners” are against normalization with us

One of the most desired results of any peace agreement between two countries or entities is the normalization of relations between the parties. Thus, after the Iron Curtain fell in the late 1980s, people, goods, business and trade flooded in … Continue reading

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The Six Day War: myths, facts and legalities

The 48th anniversary of the Six Day War was marked in Israel a few weeks ago on Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, and it’s civil anniversary, June 10th, was noted in several press reports both in Israel and overseas. As the … Continue reading

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New friends, new enemies

Never has the saying “politics makes strange bedfellows” been more relevant than the present moment in the Middle East. Israel especially is seeing the truth of this adage in real time as the collapse of Arab regimes all around us, … Continue reading

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The future’s bright. The future’s not Orange in Israel

Remember the old advert for Orange mobile phones? “The future’s bright. The future’s orange“.  Well, that’s all changed as of earlier today as yet another antisemitic boycott of Israel took effect when the CEO of Orange, the French telecom giant, … Continue reading

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