Tag Archives: Russia

Nukes? What nukes? The US delusions about Iran

The level of self-delusion to which the US Administration is submitting itself in order to justify the Iran deal would be highly comical if it were not so breath-takingly dangerous.  It has reached a state where the US is contradicting … Continue reading

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Foreign reactions to the Iran deal

The capitulation to Iran by the Obama Administration and the P5+1 has affected of course not only Israel but many other countries, for better or for worse. Let’s hear what they have to say. In news that’s not really surprising … Continue reading

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Chutzpah of the week: Iran? Russia? The ICC?

The week has barely started but I think it is safe to announce the candidates for this week’s Chutzpah of the Week Award. (No, this is not a regular occurrence on this blog even though the daily news provides us … Continue reading

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US Foreign Policy failures explained

An article in last Thursday’s New York Times illustrates all that is wrong with the Obama Presidency, aggravated with John Kerry at State. “Obama suffers setbacks in Japan and the Middle East” bemoans the NYT without digging too deeply into … Continue reading

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How the Russian-Ukrainian conflict affects the Middle East

We like to think that what happens on the other side of the world has nothing to do with us, so we ought to keep our heads down and just stay out of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis. Unfortunately, international crises have … Continue reading

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Bumbling Obama bullies Bibi. Bibi hits back with AIPAC speech

President Obama did it again – he poured a great bucket of icy cold water on Binyamin Netanyahu’s head by implicitly threatening Israel with isolation and worse if they don’t cave in to every Palestinian (and American) demand in an … Continue reading

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