Tag Archives: US

Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

The world cries “Never Again” every year on the annual International Holocaust Memorial Day. And yet, seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz and the defeat of the Nazis by the allies, it is becoming sickeningly evident that the lessons … Continue reading

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Iran’s nukes, sanctions that don’t bite, Obama’s incompetence and Netanyahu’s visit to Washington

Iran has been playing America for a fool for a long time now in respect of their nuclear program, while the Obama Administration has tacitly permitted this. This has now reached a stage where the Americans are so fed up … Continue reading

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The Palestinians’ gamble at the ICC

As I mentioned in my post last week, Mahmoud Abbas, acting in what appears to be a fit of pique on not achieving his goal of a Palestinian state at the UN Security Council, applied to join the International Criminal … Continue reading

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The Palestinians grab a non-existent opportunity. Result: Fail

Abba Eban famously remarked that the Palestinians the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. Yesterday however the reverse happened. The Palestinians took an opportunity that wasn’t there and achieved a spectacular fail. (Amended as advised by cba … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

With all the tragic events of this past week, this week’s Good News Friday post is going to concentrate more on good news from the  political front. First we have the quite astonishing news that the ICC rejected a petition … Continue reading

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Israel’s allies and enemies – which is which?

Lately I have been feeling that, like Alice in Wonderland, we have stepped through the looking glass and are living in an alternative universe.  Our old allies have turned against us whilst our old enemies are now siding with us … Continue reading

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