Tag Archives: nuclear weapons

Trump decertifies the Iran deal

After the festivals were over we were greeted with the very good news that President Donald Trump had announced that he was not going to recertify the JCPOA – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as “the Iran … Continue reading

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Obama lied about the Iran Deal, lies about Israel’s support, lies about Iran ransom payment

Presidents have been impeached for less. On Thursday last week Barack Obama came out with a breathtaking lie. I literally gasped out loud when I read his outrageous statement that “even Israel now says we were right on the Iran … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday installment was written by reader and frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb {with occasional comments and additions from me). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Just like pretty well all the readers of these pages, I look for good news from the … Continue reading

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Did Obama threaten to withhold support from Israel at the UN during an Israeli TV interview?

US President Barack Obama has once again opened his mouth and put his foot in it, compounding all the errors he made in his speech at the Washington synagogue last week. Certainly that is the strong impression have received from … Continue reading

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Through the looking glass with Barack Obama into the Iran nuclear deal

Shortly before Purim I wrote a post about “Venahafoch hu” –  how “everything was turned about” in matters to do with Israel and the Palestinians. Well, Pesach is now over and yet it seems that the Purim spirit is still … Continue reading

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The deal is done

Despite last minute hitches and haggling in the talks between Iran and the P5+1, and notwithstanding objections from the Europeans, the nuclear deal with Iran has been agreed – and Israel is furious: The United States, Iran and five other … Continue reading

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