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Americans free jailed Iranian scientist but won’t release Jonathan Pollard

Before I deal with the parallels between the two prisoners mentioned in the headline I feel it ought to be pointed out that  there is something inordinately topsy-turvy about the American deal with Iran to disarm its nuclear program.   (I … Continue reading

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How the Palestinians cut off their nose to spite our face

No matter how many concessions the Palestinians receive from Israel, they are always received with such bad grace and so much negativity that it’s hard to see why on earth Israel should negotiate with them about anything at all.  They … Continue reading

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Incitement, peace talks and releasing terrorists

The three items mentioned in the headline ought, in a sane and civilized world, not to have any relation to one another.  In the Middle East where Israel is involved however, as we all know, the three are intricately and … Continue reading

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About those Palestinian “heroes” to be released for “peace”

I am so furious and so frustrated I could spit and scream. As reported last week, Bibi is indeed going through with the release of the worst, most violent and longest serving Palestinian murders doing time in Israel’s jails, all … Continue reading

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Perverted logic: Releasing murderers for peace

What kind of inverted and perverted logic demands that murderers be released from prison in order to prove the peaceful intentions of the side that is more eager to achieve peace? Palestinian logic, that’s what. For some reason the balance … Continue reading

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Palestinian intransigence and preconditions – but it’s all Israel’s fault

Here we go again: Palestinian “President” (when was his term up? 4 years ago? 5?) Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to dismantle the Palestinian Authority (the PA) if peace talks with Israel don’t start. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened … Continue reading

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