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Five Minutes in the House of Commons

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0savesSave BufferFive Minutes for Israel addresses the House of Commons debate on Palestine and Israel Mr. Speaker: I call Mr. David Guy (Rehovot, Israel) (Five Minutes for Israel, non co-operative) to address the House. As with all the back-benchers before him he will … Continue reading

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7 things 2 consider

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0savesSave Buffer A Response to Ali A. Rizvi At the risk of damning Ali Rizvi with faint praise I will say his 7 Things to Consider Before Choosing Sides in the Middle East is a heroic effort to stay neutral, in an emotion-raising conflict. … Continue reading

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Conversation peace

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0savesSave BufferWho’s that we are NOT talking to? Two events happened this week that may or may not be very significant. Mahmoud (Abbas) threatened to leave the dollhouse, take his toys and go home and then decided that he and … Continue reading

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The one-eyed is King

Overview/Facts/Leaders/Media http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14631273 as it was on 31 August 2011 The first thing one notices in the profile on Leaders is that Fatah/PNA head Mahmoud Abbas receives more than twice the coverage of Hamas leader, Ismail Haniya. Why is that? The second … Continue reading

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Facts with the territory

Overview/Facts/Leaders/Media http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14631271 as it was on 31 August 2011  at 10:10 GMT Facts are supposed to be, well, factual. So what do we make of intended seat of government East Jerusalem? Fatah also intends Revolution until Victory. Is that a fact, a … Continue reading

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Comes with the territory

BBC profiles Palestine – as the narrative requires Overview/Facts/Leaders/Media http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14630174 as it was 28 February 2013 at 12:22 GMT Sometimes things pass under the radar and some never change. In 2005 I submitted a point-by-point fisking of the then current Israel and the … Continue reading

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Free books

7 February 2013 13 books from the GLORIA Center free online A few years ago I almost worked for Professor Barry Rubin, of IDC Herzliya’s Global Research in International Affairs center AKA GLORIA Center. Not to be confused with Van … Continue reading

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When is a Palestinian Not a Palestinian?

15 July 2012 Arab or Palestinian Do the Palestinians exist? I say, yes. Sometimes We all seen it. The battle lines are drawn. The Destroy Israel Lobby claims that the the Palestinians have been around for ever. They have to … Continue reading

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Palestine out of UNESCO

2 January 2012 Review Palestine’s admission as a member of UNESCO SIGN this petition Nothing is more likely to lead to violence and bring a negotiated settlement even further away than the Palestinian Authority using the ‘authority’ of UNESCO to … Continue reading

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New Hasbara from Free Middle East facebook page

The PLO Phased Plan Now, more than ever, the world is looking to the Middle East with a critical eye towards Israel, and a blind one toward the reality that is the Palestinian political game. As the peace talks commence, … Continue reading

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