Tag Archives: Middle East

Bumbling Obama bullies Bibi. Bibi hits back with AIPAC speech

President Obama did it again – he poured a great bucket of icy cold water on Binyamin Netanyahu’s head by implicitly threatening Israel with isolation and worse if they don’t cave in to every Palestinian (and American) demand in an … Continue reading

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The West is about to ease Iran sanctions, Russia wants Iran involved in Syria talks

As we feared last month, the West’s capitulation to Iran is indeed deepening, as rumours abound that the West, led by America, is about to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange for a spurious “scaling back” of its nuclear program: … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Israel is the only real winner of the Arab Spring

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, a frequent reader and contributor to this blog. Israel is the only real winner of the Arab Spring as this article in the Tower has it (via the Elder of Ziyon, may … Continue reading

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An assassination in Iran? Or a very convenient accident

The news out of Iran is that the Iranian head of cyber-warfare, Mojtaba Ahamadi, was found mysteriously shot dead in a wooded area: Mojtaba Ahmadi, who served as commander of the Cyber War Headquarters, was found dead in a wooded … Continue reading

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Distrust, Dismantle and Verify – Netanyahu’s UN speech

Binyamin Netanyahu delivered his much-anticipated speech at the UN General Assembly yesterday and there were no surprises there, not even a special gimmick like last year’s bomb cartoon. There were, however, several excellent sound-bites, of which the headline here is … Continue reading

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The (im)moderate Rouhani’s charm offensive at the UN and Obama’s appeasement

Following America’s abdication of power in confronting Bashar Assad and his use of chemical weapons, the West’s appeasement of third-world dictators continues. At the UN, many of the world’s politician’s and the international press are falling over themselves to praise … Continue reading

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