Tag Archives: Mavi Marmara

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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Some good news from the ICC!

Yes, you read the headline correctly. Just over a week ago I posted about the ICC’s illegal and anti-Israel move to reopen the case against Israel’s alleged war crimes committed during the Mavi Marmara fiasco. We had a hint that … Continue reading

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And now the bad news: the anti-Israel ICC; terrorists released in the Shalit deal return to terror

Sadly but unsurprisingly, there has been no shortage of bad news lately and I suspect that this situation will continue. The International Criminal Court, the ICC,  has gone against all precedent and broken any kind of law rule-book, in order … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

With all the tragic events of this past week, this week’s Good News Friday post is going to concentrate more on good news from the  political front. First we have the quite astonishing news that the ICC rejected a petition … Continue reading

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Couldn’t happen to nicer people edition

Two recent incidents gave me a serious attack of schadenfreude, which I thought to share with you in order to lighten the beginning of the New Year. An “activist” (read: terrorist) who took part on the Mavi Marmara flotilla fiasco … Continue reading

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