Category Archives: Middle East

Wednesday briefs

Yet another reconciliation: Hamas and Fatah are reconciling again. Okay, let’s start the pool now. Who’s got a week? A month? Three days? Benjamin Netanyahu is telling Mahmoud Abbas to pick his peace partner: Israel or Hamas. Oh, come on. … Continue reading

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More threats, less peace

Mahmoud Abbas doesn’t want peace. All he wants is to give Israel preconditions and ultimatums. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for the first time spoke about the Palestinian demands for extending peace talks: A three months freeze in settlement construction during … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday briefs

Happy Easter, my Christian friends and readers! CNN now publishes Iranian propaganda: Apparently, CNN wants to be just like the New York Times. It’s publishing an op-ed favorable to Iran by members of NIAC. NIAC is an arm of the … Continue reading

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This is why I hate the AP

Look at this misleading headline and lead. Iran: Rouhani talks peace, outreach at army parade Iran’s president underscored his moderate policies and outreach to the West in a speech Friday during a military parade on the country’s National Army Day. … Continue reading

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Friday briefs

He’s done it before: Martin Indyk is trashing Netanyahu and manufacturing an anti-Israel crisis so that Israel will take the blame for the failed negotiations. Remember, more than 80% of American Jews voted for the administration that is doing this. … Continue reading

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Wednesday briefs

Sure, right after you free Tibet: China says Israel should make “brave decisions” about peace talks with the Palestinians. See title. Of course he does: John Kerry blamed Israel for the failure of the peace talks. But we saw that … Continue reading

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Monday briefs

They don’t even try to hide it: Why should they? The world never penalizes nations and terrorist groups that target Jews. But good old Chipmunk Cheeks Nasrallah, from his secure, undisclosed location (where he lives in constant fear of assassination … Continue reading

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Thursday briefs

But hey, let’s concentrate on Israel: There are now one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon that have registered with the UN. The irony of the Lebanese Hezbollah being part of the reason they have fled Syria doesn’t appear to have … Continue reading

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Kerry’s pressure tactics?

Boy, did I call that wrong. John Kerry is colluding with the Palestinians to put pressure on Israel, not learning that the Palestinians don’t want peace. I forgot that you can’t teach a man something he refuses to hear. But … Continue reading

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John Kerry’s teachable year

John Kerry has gotten his very own teachable moment. Of course, that moment has been an utter waste of, well, all the time he’s been Secretary of State. The U.S. is stepping back from trying to get the Palestinians to … Continue reading

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