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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

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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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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

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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

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Lebanon: In the Early Zionist Imagination, 1900-1948

My Enemy’s Enemy: Lebanon in the Early Zionist Imagination, 1900-1948

Laura Zittrain Eisenberg

Reviewed by William B. Quandt

When General Ariel Sharon‘s troops slammed into Lebanon in the summer of 1982, their purpose was not only to drive out the PLO, but also to bring to power a friendly Maronite government led by… 177 more words

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People of Israel, You're Welcome.

Sometimes, when one has received a helping hand …. or as we used to say in Chicago, “a solid“, it can be difficult to truly explain the emotions that one feels. 484 more words

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How Israeli hawks and doves alike see Palestinians as a problem

Israeli newspaper Haaretz this week published minutes of a secret meeting between then-Israeli premier Menachem Begin and Shimon Peres, who was head of the opposition at the time. 822 more words

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