Tag Archives: US

Israel prepares for action against Iran

There have been some interesting developments in Israel’s security sector which gives rise to opinions that Israel is preparing for action against Iran. The evident reason for Israel’s preparations is the US’s headlong rush to a nuclear deal with Iran, … Continue reading

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Blaming Israel leads to BDS

I hadn’t intended to write an extra post on this subject but several links came to my attention which you might find interesting. It seems that the Americans were taken aback by Israel’s fierce rejection of Kerry’s blame and are … Continue reading

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America spies extensively on Israel, but Jonathan Pollard still languishes in jail

Thanks to both Wikileaks and Edward Snowden’s massive leak of NSA secrets, we have now learned about yet another US espionage scandal. The US (and the UK) spied on the offices of Israeli Prime Ministers Ehud Olmert and Binyamin Netanyahu: … Continue reading

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Understanding Israel’s fears over the Iran nuclear deal

The media has been saturated with reports of Israeli “hysteria” and “over-reaction” at the interim nuclear deal just signed between Iran and the P5+1.  Reaction to Israel’s reaction has ranged from bemusement to mockery to gleeful schadenfreude, although there have … Continue reading

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A direct result of Kerry’s threat to Israel: Palestinian murders soldier in Afula

A Palestinian youth residing illegally in Israel stabbed a soldier to death on a bus in Afula this morning. (see update below). A soldier has died after an Arab terrorist stabbed him in the neck and upper body in the Central … Continue reading

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The perfidious White House leaking Israeli secrets again

A few days ago a mysterious explosion destroyed another Syrian missile base, apparently from a missile launched from the sea.  Despite the rumours and the usual finger-pointing at Israel, Israel kept maintained a strict silence as it usually does after … Continue reading

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