Tag Archives: United States

Trump to announce recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

After holding our collective breath over the last couple of days, it emerged – without much fanfare from the American side – that Donald Trump has not quite refused to sign the waiver permitting the US to retain its embassy … Continue reading

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Obama gets dissed in China

Regular readers of this blog will know how many times I have decried the laments, from within and without, that “Israel is isolated” diplomatically.  Of course recent headlines have put paid to these concerns very nicely, with relations warming up … Continue reading

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Our worst nightmare: Iran empowered

Due to Obama’s fecklessness, or more likely his wilfulness, on Sunday, “Implementation Day” (the day the JCPOA – otherwise referred to here as the Iran deal – came into effect) Iran became the beneficiary of huge amounts of money and … Continue reading

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Obama strengthens Iran on its nukes and Syria while Israel and Arab nations express concern

Despite American denials to the contrary (as I wrote last week), the US is indeed keeping Israel out of the loop on its talks with Iran – although the confirmation came via the EU, as Honest Reporting reports: 3. European … 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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Israel and the Jewish vote in America

Now that Barack Obama has been re-elected for another 4 year term, it’s time for analysis both of the Jewish voting patterns in the elections, and for the future of the US-Israel relationship. Two articles on a similar theme caught … Continue reading

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