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Understanding Israel’s fears over the Iran nuclear deal

The media has been saturated with reports of Israeli “hysteria” and “over-reaction” at the interim nuclear deal just signed between Iran and the P5+1.  Reaction to Israel’s reaction has ranged from bemusement to mockery to gleeful schadenfreude, although there have … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Strange bedfellows in the Middle East? Will Israel strike Iran alone?

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, with additional notes by Anne: Y’know, there are, just occasionally, moments that really warm the cockles of a Zionist’s heart, and this might, just might, be one of them. Especially as these … Continue reading

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The perfidious White House leaking Israeli secrets again

A few days ago a mysterious explosion destroyed another Syrian missile base, apparently from a missile launched from the sea.  Despite the rumours and the usual finger-pointing at Israel, Israel kept maintained a strict silence as it usually does after … Continue reading

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Who owns Stuxnet virus?

Last week an article in the New York Times reported that US President Obama claimed responsibility for ordering the wave of cyber attacks that have been hitting Iran’s nuclear program.  The article goes on to give credit to former President … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech and its implications

Here is a link to the full text of Binyamin Netanyahu’s speech to the AIPAC conference earlier this week. (Apologies for being a couple of days late on this subject, but life suddenly got very busy.)  I will just post … Continue reading

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Obama’s AIPAC speech – what a difference an election year makes

It’s hard to believe that nearly a whole year has passed since that contentious speech by Barack Obama and the diplomatic lesson given to him by Binyamin Netanyahu that followed. President Obama, addressing the AIPAC convention today in Washington, portrayed … Continue reading

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