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Feeding the crocodile, hoping to be eaten last

The above headline is  a paraphrase of Winston Churchill’s memorable words warning against appeasement during WWII.  The parallels to the situation today are hard to ignore after the Western allies P5+1 group signed a deal last night with the Iranians to … Continue reading

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And again – France comes to the rescue

As predicted, the American-led sell-out of Israel and other anti-Iran Gulf allies has begun. A completely unnecessary “Peace in our Time” paper was about to be signed with Iran when, in the second time in as many months, France came … Continue reading

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The West is about to ease Iran sanctions, Russia wants Iran involved in Syria talks

As we feared last month, the West’s capitulation to Iran is indeed deepening, as rumours abound that the West, led by America, is about to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange for a spurious “scaling back” of its nuclear program: … Continue reading

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And so it starts: the West’s capitulation to Iran

On the heels of the cowardly American-led Western retreat from an attack on Syria’s chemical weapons and allowing Russia to fill the political vacuum, we see a similar further retreat in the face of the much more dangerous threat emanating … Continue reading

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Iran – the need to act before it’s too late

Iran has been leading the world on a merry chase after the elusive unicorn of nuclear disarmament. It has engaged in talks while simultaneously escalating its drive to pursue nuclear capability, and latest reports are that Iran has tripled its … Continue reading

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7 reasons why Israel should neutralize Iran’s nuclear threat

The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg wrote an article earlier this week explaining “7 reasons why Israel should not attack Iran’s nuclear facilities“. Goldberg is center-left on Israel, and he is always an interesting read. Here is a quick summary of his … Continue reading

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