Category: Israel

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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An unnecessary and unhelpful Israeli election

May 1, 2012

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We already have a reasonable Israeli government that represents what most of the public wants and what is realistically attainable, and the margins for significant policy change are slim.
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A spiritual calculus for Israel Independence Day

Apr 25, 2012

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Israel is guided by an astral calculus that is not always perceptible. This explains why we sometimes stubbornly refuse to recognize the rational calculations of diplomatic cost and benefit – calculations politely impressed on us by well-meaning allies.

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Abbas’ empty threat

Apr 23, 2012

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Abbas would be better off not threatening us with his own demise. Israel can manage without him and his Palestinian “authority.”

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Got our back? More like stabbing us in the back

Mar 30, 2012

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In a deliberate American campaign to scuttle any planned Israeli hit on Iran, the Obama administration is leaking classified intelligence assessments and documents that rip deep into Israel’s most sensitive military zones.

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Egypt-Israel Peace: Whereto?

Mar 29, 2012

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The cold peace gets even colder. And the Mediterranean basin is in danger of becoming an Islamic sea. Time to rebuild Israel’s defenses in the south.

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National Unity, Now!

Mar 28, 2012

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National responsibility demands that Shaul Mofaz and Avi Dicter take Kadima into Netanyahu’s coalition government, and the sooner the better.

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Migron: Yalla, Pogrom!

Mar 26, 2012

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The ideological hate of the left-wing for settlers and settlements is in full view this week. Tearing down an icon of the Yesha Council –is what the current campaign is all about.

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Kadima Undone

Mar 21, 2012

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Livni may win the Kadima party leadership vote, but the party will rupture, and the Mofaz-Dicter combo will have the political upper hand.

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