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Yemen insurgency shows the danger of the lack of a coherent US Middle East strategy

In Yemen, which was not exactly a stable country let alone an advanced or democratic one, the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have marched in and taken over in a coup that has caused an outcry in Yemen and has seen local … Continue reading

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Obama “has Israel’s back” – with a knife in his hand

For reasons which remain a mystery to all right-thinking people (of which there appear to be fewer every day), the Obama Administration has chosen to abandon Israel in the same manner as the Perfidious Brits. In gob-smacking news yesterday we … Continue reading

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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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