“Greater Israel” and North Africa
In his diaries, the father of modern political Zionism, Theodor Herzl, wrote that the area of the Jewish State stretched from the Brook of Egypt to the Euphrates. The “Greater Israel” (or the “Yinon”) plan, first drafted more than a century ago, entails “weakening and eventually fracturing neighboring Arab states as part of a US-Israeli […]
Israel and US are Staging a War while EU Stands By
On May 25, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his new government has six key goals, the main one being to implement what US President Donald Trump describes as “the deal of the century” — the annexation of parts of Samaria and the Jordan Valley. Netanyahu called implementing US President Donald Trump’s peace plan […]
Is Israel Starting to Develop Closer Ties with Turkey Behind the Scenes?
It is no secret to anyone that President Donald Trump is unquestionably Benjamin Netanyahu’s most important diplomatic as well as strategic ally. And Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Israel on May 13 once again proved this to be the case. The US official and Benjamin Netanyahu’s new unity government discussed plans to annex the […]
Why is Israel Bombing Syria?
The civil war in Syria has already lasted 9 years. After Washington actively intervened in the Syrian conflict in 2014 and created a so-called international coalition under its leadership to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS is a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation), the time has come for the USA […]
Will Netanyahu Avoid Prosecution?
The political crisis continues, due to the fact that the two largest political parties in Israel being unable to reach an agreement on how to form a coalition government for the longest time. In spite the recent declaration made by Beni Ganz, leader of the Kahol Lavan and the current Prime Minister and leader of […]
Bibi Beats Benny but is Three Seats Short of Finish Line
One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. ~ Carl Sagan Update: Thursday morning brought bad news for Bibi. Avigdor Lieberman announced that he was adding his party’s votes to the Blue and White coalition to support a bill in […]
It is ‘Take No Prisoners’ Election Time in Israel Again
“War has rules. Mud wrestling has rules. Politics has no rules.” ~ Ross Perot The knives have been sharpened for weeks and the Prime Minister contenders have finally brought them out as we go into the March 12th election countdown. Benny Gantz of the Blue and White party used his knife to slash one of […]
US Middle East “Peace Deal” Designed to Perpetuate Conflict
A deal that is entirely unacceptable to one of its principal parties isn’t a deal at all. In the case of the US-proposed “Middle East peace plan” – unsurprisingly endorsed by the US and Israel and few others – everything about it is designed to sabotage peace and perpetuate conflict – perhaps even expand it. […]
Yet Another Israeli Provocation in the Middle Eastern Skies
While using a civilian airliner as cover, four Israeli F-16 fighters approached the outskirts of Damascus and launched an attack on local residential areas late night on February 6. There’s no disputing that by adopting such tactics the Israeli Air Force endangered the civilian aircraft – an Airbus A320 owned by the private Syrian Cham […]
Palestine – “Deal of the Century” – or Fraud of the Century?
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demolished President Trump’s “Peace Plan” or, as the Donald called it, “The Deal of the Century”, calling out “Jerusalem is not for sale”, warning that the “conspiracy deal will not pass. The Palestinian people will reject it.” He added, “[the Plan] belonged to the dust bin of history”. And he is absolutely right. […]
Great Land Grab: Two-State Solution or a Two-State Problem?
Analysis of Donald Trump’s proposed “two-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian problem has followed a predictable pattern. Trump supporters have hailed it as a realistic attempt to bring peace to the region. His opponents say it is a means of distracting from his impeachment and helping his ally Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing multiple corruption charges […]
Israel Pushes Washington Towards Another War
A lot of media articles based on reliable information have already been published about how Israel is using its lobby in the US to push Washington to implement Israel’s preferred policy in the Palestinian-Israeli peace-making process, in the Middle East, in armed confrontation, military interventions and the destruction of Israel’s military-strategic opponents in the region. […]