Tag Archives: John Kerry

The confused British response to UNSC Resolution 2334 – support, then condemnation

A couple of weeks ago we were all delighted with Theresa May’s hearty support of Israel in her heart-warming speech to the Conservative Friends of Israel. We were equally gratified when Theresa May strongly condemned John Kerry’s anti-settlements speech last … Continue reading

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John Kerry’s speech on Israel: delusional and disgraceful

The Obama Administration’s “January surprise” took its next steps today with John Kerry’s absurd and outrageous speech on Israel, in which he claimed to lay out his vision of Middle East peace but which in practice was simply a screed … Continue reading

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Who will rid me of this troublesome Kerry?

The answer to my rhetorical question in the title is President-elect Donald Trump. In a parting shot at his nemesis, outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry takes aim at Binyamin Netanyahu, the settlements, and Israel. His Jeremiad sounds awfully familiar, … Continue reading

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Our worst nightmare: Iran empowered

Due to Obama’s fecklessness, or more likely his wilfulness, on Sunday, “Implementation Day” (the day the JCPOA – otherwise referred to here as the Iran deal – came into effect) Iran became the beneficiary of huge amounts of money and … Continue reading

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US’s espionage on Israel also caught up members of Congress

In a scandalous “gotcha” moment, it has been revealed that despite Barack Obama’s promise to stop spying on allies, the US continued its espionage on Israel  – thus displaying perhaps its true feelings about its “closest ally in the Middle … Continue reading

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Self-Defence for me but not for thee

There are days, (OK, most days) when it seems the whole world feels entitled to condemn, warn, chide and generally boss Israel around on its security situation. We Israelis ahve become used to this, and generally try to ignore it, … Continue reading

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