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The Iran deal – emerging details make it worse than ever

The more the Iran deal is discussed in the media, and as news emerged from the debate in the US Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, the more we realize that there is so much about this miserable deal that we were … Continue reading

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The lighter side of the Iranian bomb

If you look hard enough you can find a lighter side to almost anything. Yes, even to the Iranian bomb (and I’m not talking light or heavy water here). In a case of art imitating life – or rather, as … Continue reading

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Obama Advisers warn against the Iran deal which will leave it a nuclear threshold state

The deadline for the nuclear talks between the P5+1 and Iran was supposed to have been today, 30th June, but it appears that this deadline will not be met. This does not mean that we can all breathe easier. On … Continue reading

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Why Netanyahu must go to Washington

The furor caused by Congressional Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to Binyamin Netanyahu to address Congress about Iran has brought about furious debate both in Israel and America. The fault lines are pretty much along partisan lines, with the Democrats in … Continue reading

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Obama’s strategy has caused the US to be seen in the Middle East as the ally of terrorists

In my previous post I quoted from a very long essay by Michael Doran in Mosaic Magazine on Obama’s strategy in the Middle East, concentrating on Iran. Here, the article talks about Obama’s relations with Israel: To the Israelis, who … Continue reading

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Obama’s strategy: malevolence, not stupidity

According to the old adage, we should never attribute to malice what can be attributed to incompetence. For the first half of the Obama presidency, despite the swirling conspiracy theories about the President, his advisors and the Administration in general, … Continue reading

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