Tag Archives: Middle East

The Palestinians don’t want a state. They want to destroy ours

We were all highly amused last week when we heard that Palestinian President-for-life Mahmoud Abbas wants to sue Britain for the “crime” of the Balfour Declaration in 1917, which laid the basis for the eventual establishment of the State of … Continue reading

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Obama’s secret Iran strategy has empowered Iran to build missiles that can now reach Israel

We all thought the Iran Deal was over and done – a done deal which gave Iran more or less everything it demanded and allowed them to get away with anything which the West demanded of it. The deal also … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s Shushan Purim today, the day after “regular” Purim, when the festival is celebrated in Jerusalem and other cities which were walled in the time of Joshua, so it is all the more appropriate to post a Good News Friday … Continue reading

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Israel marks the exodus of Jews from Arab countries

With the world’s obsessive focus on the plight of Palestinian refugees (who are the fattest, best fed and most educated of any refugees anywhere in the world) and with the current Middle East refugee crisis swamping Europe, it is of … Continue reading

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The Iran deal

Apologies for the lack of posting but I’ve gone down with a summer flu, which seems entirely appropriate given the appalling news that has dominated the media today. The Iran deal which appears to have been “cinched” – i.e. America’s … Continue reading

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The Six Day War: myths, facts and legalities

The 48th anniversary of the Six Day War was marked in Israel a few weeks ago on Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, and it’s civil anniversary, June 10th, was noted in several press reports both in Israel and overseas. As the … Continue reading

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