Tag Archives: East

01/12 Links Pt1: Paradigm-changing murder; The faded Palestinian issue; The Fiction that Destabilizes the Middle East

From Ian: JPost Editorial: Paradigm-changing murder The argument against the Trump administration’s approach, which has been used by Palestinians for years, is that if the PA is not kept afloat the alternative will be much worse. The occasional drive-by shooting, … Continue reading

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12/27 Links Pt2: Genocide Fail. Israeli Arabs have the highest Life Expectancy in the Arab World; Cary Nelson: The Middle East Studies Association Is Fundamentally Anti-Zionist

From Ian: Genocide Fail. Israeli Arabs have the highest Life Expectancy in the Arab World According to a recently released report from the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, Israeli Arabs have the highest life expectancy in the … Continue reading

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12/19 Links Pt2: If Obama protected Hezbollah, he should give back Nobel; Mattis: Iran Working to Destabilize Middle East

From Ian: Congressman: Investigate Obama protection of Hezbollah A Republican Congressman urged Congress to launch an investigation into a report that the Obama Administration shielded the Iran-controlled Hezbollah terrorist organization in order to protect the nuclear deal with Iran, Fox … Continue reading

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Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Israel sign MoU for East Med gas pipeline

This is a story that would be considered important in a sane world. It happened last week and was barely covered. On December 5, Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Israel signed a memorandum of understanding for constructing an underwater gas pipeline … Continue reading

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12/11 Links Pt2: 100 years later, Allenby returns to Jerusalem; The Middle East ‘Peace Process’ meme: What peace process?

From Ian: 100 years later, Allenby returns to Jerusalem British conquest was hailed by Jews as a Hanukkah miracleThe Old City’s Tower of David Museum launches an exhibit in honor of the centennial of the capture of the Holy City … Continue reading

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FAR EAST

Another installment of Trump’s “I  hate you/I love you” foreign policy  //www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/11/why-trump-insults-people-from-afar-then-praises-them-in-person/545462/?utm_source=feed Trump Insults People From Afar, Then Praises Them in Person  //www.vox.com/world/2017/11/9/16628008/trump-china-trade-fair-asia-trip-xi-jinping Trump used to blame China PBD – Progressive Blog Digest

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11/09 Links Pt2: Freedom House: Israel is the only Free Nation in the Middle East; Time to expose the industry of lies

From Ian: Freedom House: Israel is the only Free Nation in the Middle East Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. Each year, Freedom House analyzes the world’s nations … Continue reading

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3 Reasons the Cleveland Cavaliers Won’t Win the East

Where’s the shooting? It’s become a 3-point shooting league. The Cavs were 2nd in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game last year (13 per game), 2nd in 3-pointers attempted per game (33.9), and 2nd in 3-point percentage (38.4%). So … Continue reading

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10/02 Links Pt1: The Big Middle East Lie; Oslo at twenty-four – Failing the “crystal ball” test

From Ian: The Big Middle East Lie Nimer Mahmoud Jamal, the 37-year-old Palestinian terrorist who on September 25 murdered three Israelis at the entrance to Har Adar near Jerusalem, had a permit from the Israeli authorities to work in Israel. … Continue reading

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It’s 50 degrees in the Middle East. How do the Irish there cope?

Across the Middle East temperatures have touched 50 degrees in recent weeks in some places, but it is hot, hot, hot everywhere. Such highs are perfectly normal for this time of year. So how do Irish people living in the … Continue reading

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