Tag Archives: Gaza

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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Israel and Turkey restore relations – peace in our time?

On reading the terms under which Israel and Turkey are to restore diplomatic relations today I felt I ought to title this piece by paraphrasing Neville Chamberlain: “I have here a piece of paper…”. Let’s start with the terms of … 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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Some hypocrisy for the weekend

A couple of interesting items caught my eye in the last few days, and their juxtaposition highlights in the clearest of ways the utter un-self-awareness of the West in their behaviour towards Israel; their total obliviousness to their screaming hypocrisy: … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week of ups and downs has gone past, and thank goodness it’s Friday, time to relax with a Good News Friday post before Shabbat comes in. Firstly some good news on the often cool British front. Here is the … Continue reading

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Confirmed by high-level international military experts: Israel did not commit war crimes in Gaza

The redoubtable British Colonel Richard Kemp, formerly Commander of the British forces in Iraq, has previously defended Israel from accusations of war crimes that were levelled against it by the UN and its assorted agencies, foreign governments, and of course … Continue reading

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