Tag Archives: Obama

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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Obama tells UN to consider Israel’s security re Palestinian statehood – but do the Palestinians really want a state?

Kicking off the UN’s new General Assembly session, US President Obama’s speech made a refreshing change in his tone towards Israel and its security needs, as the JTA reports: President Obama appealed to the United Nations to recognize Israel’s security … Continue reading

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Israeli embassy in Cairo attacked, staffers evacuated safely

I’m a bit late with the news today, what with Shabbat and family celebrations out of town but now I’ve had a chance to catch up somewhat and the news out of Cairo is not good. Israel’s embassy in Cairo … Continue reading

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