Tag Archives: US

Britain’s rush to warm up relations with Iran

From being one of the more cautious members of the P5+1 signers of the Iran deal, Britain has suddenly sprung into action in rapidly warming up its ties with Iran, up to and including a visit of the Foreign Secretary … Continue reading

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The Iran deal – emerging details make it worse than ever

The more the Iran deal is discussed in the media, and as news emerged from the debate in the US Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, the more we realize that there is so much about this miserable deal that we were … Continue reading

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First the good news

This post is to make up for the missed Good News Friday installment last week. (I should note at this stage that this coming Friday too I won’t be publishing a Good News Friday post since it will be erev … Continue reading

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US Supreme Court confirms State Department delusion: Jerusalem is a stand-alone city

We have witnessed the ongoing surrealism (surreality?) of the US State Department insisting that Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel, and this week the US Supreme Court confirmed this stance when they issued their decision that Menachem Zivotofsky cannot … Continue reading

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Boycotting the boycotters: anti-BDS legislation wins the day

Following on from the previous post by Brian about the origins of BDS, it is important to keep things in proportion. Despite the outrageous nature of the motives of BDS (it basically boils down to antisemitism), and notwithstanding their self-promotion … Continue reading

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Ratcheting up the anti-Israel rhetoric, Obama accuses Israel of spying

Obama and his misadministration are absolutely determined to keep the tension with Israel simmering if not actually boiling over. Binyamin Netanyahu’s walkback of his rejection of a Palestinian State was scorned by the White House as “not sincere”, and his … Continue reading

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