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Open Letter to Abu Marzuk, Deputy Head of Hamas

Earlier this year, IFLAC sent an open letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, to have Hamas change their Charter. In the open letter below to Hamas deputy leader Abu Marzuk, IFLAC emphasizes the need for mutual recognition of Israel’s and Palestine’s national rights and aspirations. 611 more words


44 miles

“Race the Promised Land” 70k (44 miles) from Modin to Tel Aviv, Israel – my first official ultra race. It all started with the means to control dangerously high blood pressure last year.  40 more words

Israel / Palestine

Palestinian Prisoners' Day

Today we stand in solidarity with the over 6,000 Palestinians prisoners in Israel right now.

Of those 6,000+ prisoners, over 150 are children. Over 700 Palestinian children are arrested at some point each year. 339 more words


If so, let the U.S. isolate itself

Iran says nuclear deal depends on lifting of sanctions | Reuters

This is a timely reminder to those who believe the Iran nuclear deal can be reduced to and hinges upon the deal between Congress and Obama. 86 more words

International Affairs

Nazi-Islamisme - som om ordet islamisme ikke var tilstrækkeligt modbydeligt

Hvor lavt kan danske politikere synke etisk og intellektuelt? Hvis der fandtes en tåbeparagraf ville d’herrer Pape og Khader blive dømt på den – det er klart efter deres… 117 more words


Middle East Desperate for a Course Correction

10 April 2015
President Obama has again spoken to Thomas L. Friedman of the New York Times. Although the interview essentially aimed at reassuring the people of Israel and Congressional opponents that the framework agreed upon in Lausanne represents the best possible solution under the circumstances, what the President said about the root causes of Middle East turmoil was also important. 900 more words

Post #73 - The Iran Framework: A Case Study in Engagement

We have every reason to celebrate the so-called framework agreement with Iran.  It exemplifies the best of President Obama’s foreign policy, namely, engaging adversaries.  Remember when candidate Obama’s argument for engagement during campaign 2008 was ridiculed by Hillary Clinton, among many others?  980 more words

US Foreign Policy