And it was a very difficult sell to communicate the urgency to this. Israel rejected a truce offer by the Hamas movement, while […]. Abbas stated that the talks failed to address the core issues of an Israeli withdrawal to the borders and a halt of […]. In October , the U. It was a unilateral Israeli move undertaken in what was seen, mistakenly in my view, as an Israeli national interest. Nasser and Arab Unity. In a liberal system of international order this is clearly desirable; in a realist dynamic of great power politics it is less effective.
It rewards a genocidal regime with billions and billions of dollars, much of which will go to further foment Middle East mayhem. Tony Blair wants to be a peacemaker. It is not so much his leadership style as it is the people he has chosen to follow him. A rogue state habitually violates international law, possesses weapons of mass destruction, and practices terrorism - the use of violence against civilians for political purposes. Iran is an oil superpower and needs nuclear energy as much as I, a rabbi, need a ham sandwich.
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The US arming of Sunni and Shia militias further undermines state authority. Click on Link to download or play MP3 file File The Arab-Israeli conflict is no nearer to a breakthrough. The Gulf states believe it unwise to be overly dependent on the US for their security. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. From Iran to Gaza - connecting the dots. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
When there are no good solutions, changing leadership styles is hardly likely to matter, despite what partisans critics on both sides of the political aisle would have us believe. Another de-stabilizing factor is the drive of the Kurds for de-facto independence, especially their effort to appropriate for themselves the oil resources of Kirkuk, unilaterally selling off oil concessions to Western companies. Eyewitness said the Israeli soldiers, manning the fence, opened fire at the resident's foot, shortly after […]. Gaza, however, is not simply a case of economic underdevelopment but a uniquely cruel case of deliberate de -development. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. It is difficult to see how starving and freezing the civilians of Gaza could protect the people on the Israeli side of the border. Tonight Thunderstorms likely this evening.