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View from a panel: Iran, Israel and the Arab Spring

Last Sunday found me in Frankfurt, Germany in a convention surrounded by thousands of Israel supporters. There were Jews and gentiles. Christians who support Israel out...

How are geopolitics shaping Israel’s position in the Middle East?

Remember a few weeks ago when we blogged about UN Resolution 377, which enables the UN’s General Assembly to circumvent, or overrule, Security Council votes? The...

Israel’s new best friend?

Ask a random sampling of people when the Cold War ended and most will say 1989. A few may say 1991, when the soviet union finally dissolved. But was it in fact last...

Sound bytes

The Holocaust. Economic growth. Hezbollah. Iran. Sanctions. UN. Settlement freeze. These were some of the topics discussed a roundtable event here in Zurich as part of a...

Hillary Clinton’s sudden solicitude for Iranians

At its onset, the Obama administration said it would give Iran a chance, would not pre-judge Iran, would offer an olive branch, would not press Iran with sanctions,...

Fin de d

An expression used in arts and literature, the French fin de siècle translates to “end of the century”; it connotes the waning years of an era, while also...

Top ten stories of 2009

It’s always natural at the end of the year to reflect on the previous 12 months. This year’s “a look back” is more pronounced than most...

Obama awarded the Nobel – what a joke!

Breaking news. Guess who’s won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize? If you guessed the world’s golden boy, he who can do no wrong, you guessed correctly....

Iran threat: Israeli pilots training overseas

JERUSALEM —— On the day that US Vice President Joe Biden seemed to give Israel a green light for military action to eliminate Iran’’s nuclear threat, the...

Lost opportunity

This past week, Obama has managed to disprove his entire platform. That perhaps government intervention is not the best policy. Well, at least when it comes to masses of...