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Witness: Sabra and Shatila

friday 15th september, 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio
sabra and shatila – a massacre in lebanon (presented by louise hidalgo) (in the witness series) 79 more words

A side of tachboulah, please

The Lion’s Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War
Steven Pressfield
New York: Penguin 2014
398 pages

In my last post, I suggested a few things to read once you’ve become satiated with Boyd himself (don’t worry, it happens). 1,471 more words

Boyd's Theories

Today in Middle Eastern history: Sabra and Shatila (1982)

Of all the atrocities that attended Lebanon’s 15 year civil war from 1975-1990, and of all the atrocities that have been blamed on the Israeli Defense Forces, or on American meddling in Middle Eastern affairs, over the past several decades, what happened in the Sabra neighborhood of west Beirut and the neighboring Shatila refugee camp between September 16 and September 18, 1982, stands out among the very worst.

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Middle East

BBC WS history programme dumbs down the story of a border dispute

The June 29th edition of the BBC World Service radio history programme ‘Witness‘ was titled “The Disputed Resort of Taba” and it was presented as follows in the synopsis. 864 more words

BBC

Heart-Stopper Israel-Russia

A lot of Russians left Russia to occupy Israel as Jews under the guise of wanting free land.

Ariel Sharon sensed something was amiss, but because he was Russian and feared for his own death by unnatural means he shrugged off the inevitable.

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MY ESSAYS

To Show America 'Has Israel's Back,' Trump and Netanyahu Should Restore Bush-Sharon Understandings on Settlement Polic

US President Donald Trump and the Israeli government should reaffirm the understandings on settlement policy reached by former President George W. Bush and the late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in 2004, a senior American Jewish official urged on Friday. 85 more words

Features

Trump's Time Machine Settlements Policy

A few weeks into the Trump presidency, the nascent stirrings of an Israel policy appear to be developing. Where President Trump will land on two states, Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the embassy move, or the American government’s relations with the Palestinian Authority are still more unclear than not, and will remain murky until his February 15 meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu, if not for longer. 1,019 more words

Israel