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Like Saudi Arabia, Israel Has a Soft Spot for Sunni Extremism

In the War on Terror, Israel’s Government is Not a Reliable Friend of the American People—But Neither is Our Own

By Brian P. McGlinchey

Thanks to last summer’s release of  1,415 more words

Newshour: Security Council

this afternoon (saturday 24th), 2.07-2.14pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.32pm)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

“The Israeli government is still seething …”

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BDS is not the only tactic against Israeli occupation, but it is working

This week, the BDS National Committee (BNC) published a round-up of campaigning for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel during 2016, including a summary of “the most significant indicators of direct and indirect BDS impact in various fields”. 965 more words


Playing Identity Politics: Israel’s Targeting of Palestinian Christians

Around one fifth of the population of the Jewish state of Israel is not actually Jewish. Most of these around two million people are the descendants of the Palestinians who remained after the 1947-1949 ethnic cleansing that resulted in the founding of Israel. 960 more words


European Union obsesses on Israel as if EU didn't have real issues to address

Europe’s Continuing Fixation on Jews Must Not Grip the United States
by Michael Oren
July 7, 2016

“The fiercest arguments we have in parliament are over Israel.” These words, spoken by the chairman of the Dutch Foreign Affairs Committee, startled me. 73 more words

Israel & Middle East

Israel's Dilemma: "The problem is that in exchange for the expanded military aid, Obama is demanding that Israel surrender its diplomatic and military independence to the White House"

Obama’s money and Israel’s sovereignty
by Caroline B. Glick
June 23, 2016

…The former ambassador to Washington urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to sign the multi-year security assistance deal that US President Barack Obama demands Israel accept.  120 more words

Israel & Middle East

Bernie Sanders: The Senator Who Doesn't Know Much

“Bernie Sanders is a total ignoramus when it comes to the Middle East,” says civil liberties lawyer Alan Dershowitz. “But it is part of the package. 1,570 more words

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