Tag Archives: Gaza

Israel in the Middle East – piggy in the middle

Israel is getting caught in the middle of intra-Arab feuds as well as the international rivalries playing out between Iran/Russia/Assad and the USA/Syrian rebels. The “playing field” is becoming increasingly perilous and we have to be constantly alert to the … Continue reading

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“A hell of a pinpoint operation”

Double standards time: The Coalition forces in Iraq comprise several Western countries and Middle Eastern allies, and their aim is the defeat of ISIS (or ISIL) in Iraq and surrounding territories. On 5 September, 15 September and 3 December 2014, … Continue reading

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UNRWA incites against Israel in schoolbooks, Haaretz incites against Israeli identity for Israeli-Arabs

UNRWA continues with its old tricks again. If it’s not allowing terrorists to hide rockets in their schools, they are poisoning the minds of Palestinians, young and old. In case anyone had any doubt about the teaching methods in UNRWA, … Continue reading

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The upside down world of the UN

I have written frequently about the upside down, Alice in Wonderland type of world which the UN inhabits. We see this surrealism at play once again these past couple of weeks as the UN’s World Health Organization awarded the IDF … Continue reading

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The Woes of the Women’s Flotillette to Gaza

We thought that the ridiculous flotillas to Gaza had come to an end after Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza was declared legal by the UN itself. But we were wrong. The latest stunt is a women’s flotilla, henceforth named by … Continue reading

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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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