EU Orders Special Label on Israeli Imports
What is this European fascination with identifying all things Jewish with some sort of label? In a stinging rebuke to Israel, the European Union insisted on Wednesday that some goods produced on land seized in the 1967 war must be labeled “made in settlements,” a mandate that added to Israel’s deep unease over a growing international boycott. European officials tried to play down the decision, | Read More »
Israel, Palestine, and Obama: Is the President Already Walking Back his Demands on Israel?
As may have been expected, President Obama’s decision yesterday to become the first American president to directly and overtly declare that Israel must withdraw to its 1949 borders was met with negative reactions both at home and abroad – particularly within the state of Israel, over 300,000 of whose residents currently live in the territories Obama demanded that the Jewish state cede to a future | Read More »
President Obama Again Demonstrates his Utter Ignorance of the Israel-Palestine Situation
President Obama addressed the nation – nay, the WORLD! – today on the subject of the “Arab Spring” events in the Middle East and North Africa, on the death of Osama bin Laden (has it yet been mentioned what a GutsyCall™ that was on Obama’s part?), and, above all, on the Israel-Palestine “peace process” that in reality is no such thing. In his remarks on | Read More »
Mahmoud Abbas’ Adviser: We’re Going With Hamas
(Via Hot Air) Unintended consequences: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to give up hundreds of millions of dollars of US aid if that is what is necessary to forge a reconciliation deal with Hamas, the Associated Press quoted his adviser as saying on Monday.
Carnage Averted: ‘Major Terrorist Attack’ Fizzles at Haifa Mall
Late Saturday evening, a car containing 100kg (220 lbs) of explosive compound was deposited in the outer parking lot of Lev Hamifratz mall in Haifa, Israel. The car was parked in a crowded section of the parking lot next to structural pilings holding up a portion of the mall, and the explosives were mixed with ball bearings to ensure maximum human and structural damage from | Read More »
Will Barack Obama Use Islamofascist Terrorists For Security?
Yesterday I saw the World Net Daily article suggesting Islamofascist terrorist organizations, including the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, will be providing security for Obama in Palestinian territory. Tony Blair, in a recent trip to Israel, cancelled a trip into Palestinian territory because the Palestinians intended that arrangement for him. I did not blog this then because I tend to want other sources to back up | Read More »