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Turkey’s election results – good for Israel and the Kurds?

Some good news emerged from Turkey last week after their parliamentary elections. Honest Reporting writes: 1. Elections results are in and Turkey’s ruling AKP Party lost it’s parliamentary majority. As it remains the country’s largest party,  the question is what kind … Continue reading

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We have a government (for as long as it lasts)

Last night, or early this morning, Binyamin Netanyahu finally cobbled together a governing coalition with the slimmest of majorities – 1 seat. The haggling and horse trading went down to the wire and no one was sure we wouldn’t wake … Continue reading

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Senator John McCain tells Obama: “Get over your temper tantrum”

Following on from Senators Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio, Republican Senator and former Presidential hopeful John McCain joined in in the Senatorial onslaught on President Obama’s petty vindictiveness against Binyamin Netanyahu in the wake of his win in the Israeli … Continue reading

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Senators Rubio, Cotton, slam Obama on his assault on Israel

At the end of my last post I promised to show how much support there is for Israel in Congress itself. Here are two fantastic videos of two senators staunchly defending Israel while slamming Obama for his disgraceful treatment of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After the roller-coaster week that we’ve just gone through, I feel the need to post a Good News Friday installment to ease our ragged nerves! :-) First, a sign from the Heavens!  A solar eclipse took place a couple of … Continue reading

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How the media got the Israeli elections so wrong

Beyond the embarrassingly erroneous polls, both pre-election and exit polls, that predicted a loss for Netanyahu and the Likud, the media itself lent a hand to these incorrect numbers by consistently reading Israel wrong: its society, its culture and its … Continue reading

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