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Talk on Palestine / Israel by former UK Consul-General to Jerusalem

Transcript of talk by Sir Vincent Fean at SOAS on 20 January 2015

Israel/Palestine – does recognising both states make a difference?

My deep thanks for the opportunity to discuss the Israel/Palestine conflict, and what action we in the United Kingdom can take to advance the prospect of peace with justice and democracy in the Holy Land. 3,467 more words


Syria, Danger of Escalation. To Strike or Not to Strike, Israel’s Electoral Calculus

By Jonathan Cook
January 22, 2015
Jonathan Cook’s Blog, January 21, 2015

An Israeli air strike in southern Syria on Sunday that killed 12 commanders from the Lebanese militia Hizballah and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard follows a long and ignoble tradition in Israeli politics. 1,122 more words

Human Rights

Boehner Bringing Bibi to Washington

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, U.S. President Barack Obama stated once again, and quite firmly,

that he would veto any new sanctions bill against Iran. 112 more words


My heart is with the French people, but I am sorry, I am not Charlie

The murderous attack on the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine took place on the 7th of January, my birthday. I happened to be on a day trip to France for a meeting for work. 1,387 more words


I Love Israel - And I Apologize

 I Love Israel – And I Apologize

Apologizing would not solve anything or atone for anything, but it could signal a genuine intention to turn a new leaf. 743 more words


On the UN Security Council move by the PA

The end of 2014 saw an attempt by the Palestinian Authority to secure a United Nations Security Council Resolution setting a date both for the end of negotiations and an end of occupation fail to secure the necessary number of votes. 964 more words


2014, a year of Israeli thuggery and Palestinian diplomacy

As 2014 draws to an end, it will be remembered as the year when Palestinians regained the initiative in the Palestine / Israel injustice, through a wave of Parliamentary recognitions and a change in strategy at the UN. 1,371 more words