Category: Iran

Washington vs. Jerusalem on Iran

Oct 2, 2013

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It is not “blind mistrust” of Iran or “militarism” or niggardly Israeli nay-saying that leads Israel to insist on complete dismantlement of the nuclear facilities in Iran, but rather hard-nosed realism and years of unfortunate experience with false and failed peace agreements.

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A grand American retreat from confronting Iran?

May 24, 2013

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The soft signals and acquiescent music coming from prominent US think-tanks are increasingly hard to miss. Washington wags are paving the way for a climb-down from Obama’s declared policy of halting Iran’s nuclear drive.

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Is America moving to accommodation with Iran?

Apr 28, 2013

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Thomas R. Pickering and colleagues are paving the way in Washington for a climb-down from Obama’s declared policy of preventing (and not merely containing) Iran’s obtainment of a nuclear weapon.

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Fill your sandbags

Nov 7, 2012

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Obama’s reelection means that Olmert is going to run against Netanyahu with Obama’s backing, that Palestinian statehood is bearing down on us, and that an American “grand bargain” with Iran at Israel’s expense is possible.

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Obama’s Red Carpet for Islamic Radicals

Oct 25, 2012

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The centrifuges continue to spin in Qom and the Obama White House doors continue to revolve – with Islamic radicals and apologists coming and going. It’s no wonder that many Israelis hope for a different president, soon.

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Canada’s moral leadership

Sep 9, 2012

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Canada’s bold words and actions, such as the decision to cut diplomatic ties with Iran, give Israelis hope that there are indeed many decent people who will stand in defense of Israel.

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Kicking the Iranian Can Down the Road

Aug 22, 2012

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As the debate intensifies regarding unilateral Israeli action against Iran, everybody seems to be playing kick the can down the road. Blame the other. A very dangerous game.

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Why Israelis remain leery of Obama

Jun 19, 2012

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When the centrifuges continue to spin in Qom, it’s no wonder that many in Israel prefer Mitt Romney… A new public opinion poll shows that large majorities of Israelis are dissatisfied with Obama administration’s policies on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and on Iran.

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Obama and Iranian hegemony

May 22, 2012

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The interim agreement with Iran that the P5+1 powers seem set to conclude with Iran in the Baghdad talks this week – involving the suspension of Iran’s 20 percent uranium enrichment – is dangerous on four levels.

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Buy batteries and bottled water

May 8, 2012

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The bold re-jiggering of the Israeli political map can only be explained as preparation for tackling the biggest of all challenges: the Iranian nuclear threat.

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