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Obama’s revenge

We’ve come to know and not love Obama’s petulant thin-skinned persona who cannot take criticism from allies, or even disagreement on policy. Several times over the past years Israel has experienced the sharp edge of his or the Administration’s tongue, … Continue reading

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Why Netanyahu must go to Washington

The furor caused by Congressional Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to Binyamin Netanyahu to address Congress about Iran has brought about furious debate both in Israel and America. The fault lines are pretty much along partisan lines, with the Democrats in … Continue reading

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The US is interfering in Israel’s elections despite Obama’s ostensible “reluctance”

One of the prime reasons given by President Barack Obama for his objection to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress about the dangers of a deal with Iran and his further refusal to meet with Netanyahu is that … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s UN speech: no new points, disagreement from the US

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivered his speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday evening, and the verdicts are varied.  You can read the full transcript here. He covered all the main points that we Israelis would wish him to make: … Continue reading

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Thank you Mr. Harper

Israel has eagerly welcomed Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and with very good reason. Under Mr. Harper’s leadership Canada has become Israel’s staunchest friend in the world, with Australia coming in at a close second as exemplified by this week’s … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s Bar-Ilan speech: refusal to recognize Jewish state is at the core of the Mideast conflict

On Sunday, Prime Minister Netanyahu delivered a very important speech at the Begin-Sadat Center of Bar Ilan University. In a similar speech 4 years ago Netanyahu made the dramatic statement that he recognizes the principal of two states for two … Continue reading

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