Tag Archives: Operation Protective Edge

The upside down world of the UN

I have written frequently about the upside down, Alice in Wonderland type of world which the UN inhabits. We see this surrealism at play once again these past couple of weeks as the UN’s World Health Organization awarded the IDF … Continue reading

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Israel and Turkey restore relations – peace in our time?

On reading the terms under which Israel and Turkey are to restore diplomatic relations today I felt I ought to title this piece by paraphrasing Neville Chamberlain: “I have here a piece of paper…”. Let’s start with the terms of … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 5776 – Israel’s Memorial Day 2016

Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, began this evening at sundown with the sound of the siren, as Israelis commemorated their fallen. Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism formally began … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe another week has gone by, and another month too, since April begins today. And yet here we are, time for another Good News Friday post. I start with a piece of amazing, delightful and miraculous good news: … Continue reading

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Confirmed by high-level international military experts: Israel did not commit war crimes in Gaza

The redoubtable British Colonel Richard Kemp, formerly Commander of the British forces in Iraq, has previously defended Israel from accusations of war crimes that were levelled against it by the UN and its assorted agencies, foreign governments, and of course … Continue reading

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The Unholy Trinity: BBC, UN and Amnesty

Any reader of mine will have noticed by now the number of times I’ve mentioned the anti-Israelism and even antisemitism which motivate and inform the work of many international media outlets, numerous NGOs and of course the UN. This week, … Continue reading

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