Tag Archives: John Kerry

Guest Post: Good News to start the week

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. Having had a trip to Israel, to catch up with family and friends (and get to Masada, which we hadn’t been to for 25 years – is it my imagination … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

I missed posting a Good News Friday post so let’s start the week with some good news instead. The most important piece of good news is that there is a slight improvement in the health of Yehuda Glick who was … Continue reading

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Israel’s allies and enemies – which is which?

Lately I have been feeling that, like Alice in Wonderland, we have stepped through the looking glass and are living in an alternative universe.  Our old allies have turned against us whilst our old enemies are now siding with us … Continue reading

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Rumours of Israel’s isolation in the Middle East are dead wrong

Israel is constantly being warned by its erstwhile allies and their wagging fingers that if we don’t correct our behaviour, or if we don’t agree to suicidal ceasefires with an implacable genocidal enemy, we are going to become isolated.  There … Continue reading

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Kerry’s delusional ceasefire proposal: When the left and right are in agreement you know you’ve lost the argument

A lot has been said and much fun been made of John Kerry’s ridiculous ceasefire proposal, which was utterly rejected by Israel. It turns out that John Kerry’s delicate feelings and fragile ego have been mortally wounded by the mockery. … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge day 20 – Ceasefire see-saw

Israel has swung back and forth between 3 ceasefires today. First there was the ceasefire that was agreed yesterday to last from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m tonight. However that ceasefire was rejected early this morning (late last night?) by … Continue reading

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