Tag Archives: politics

Reflections on the election of Hassan Rohani

As I mentioned earlier, while Hassan Rohani’s election as president of Iran was welcomed as a reformer, it was also advised, especially by Binyamin Netanyahu, to “approach with caution”. As to be expected however, Israel’s very own Delusionist-in-chief, aka President … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher, RIP

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away yesterday at the age of 87.  She was an extraordinary woman, a powerful politician who aroused very strong feelings of warmth or hatred, depending on your political point of view, but rarely … Continue reading

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Why the two-state solution is a non-starter

I am not a supporter of the Two State solution (i.e. one Jewish democratic state for Israel and one state for the Palestinians, which are intended to live side by side in peace and security) because it has always seemed obvious … Continue reading

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Supreme Court overturns Hanin Zouabi’s disqualification from running in elections

As I suspected in my earlier post on the traitorous Hanin Zouabi’s disqualification from running in the upcoming elections, Israel’s leftist Supreme Court overturned the disqualification: The Supreme Court on overturned the Central Election Committee’s decision to disqualify MK Hanin … Continue reading

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The Lieberman fiasco

A few weeks ago I wrote about the mystery surrounding the omission of Deputy FM Danny Ayalon from the Yisrael Beitenu list against the background of the resignation of the Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman. At the time there was speculation … Continue reading

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The Crazy Carousel of Israeli politics and other Middle East Madness

It’s time for some light relief, so I hereby present you with a round-up of some of the madness affecting our region, starting with the crazy carousel called Israeli pre-election politics. After Ehud Barak announced he was quitting politics, and … Continue reading

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