Category Archives: Iran

Want Peace in the Middle East? Vote for Trump!

The end of the historic “Arab-Israeli conflict” may be on the horizon, depending on the outcome of the US presidential election. Oh, It wouldn’t mean that the Palestinian Arabs will soon give up on the idea that they can flood … Continue reading

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Trump, Biden, Bibi, and Iran

I got up a few minutes before 0400 this morning to watch the American presidential debate. Things have changed a great deal since the previous campaign, because I can’t recall anything even close in verbal viciousness from the candidates themselves. … Continue reading

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The Government Fiddles while the People Burn

There is reason to believe that the present government of Israel is not only bloated and venal, but that it is staggeringly incompetent. The Prime Minister acts almost exclusively to protect himself, and not on behalf of the country. The … Continue reading

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A Short History of an Interminable Conflict

In 1948 the state was declared as the British colonialists finally left, and the ensuing war was called the “War of Independence.” Most wars of independence are fought directly against the former colonial power, but ours was a proxy war. … Continue reading

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A Nobel Prize for Donald Trump?

“…the person who has done the most or best to advance fellowship among nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies, and the establishment and promotion of peace congresses.” – the will of Alfred Nobel The Nobel Prize for Peace … Continue reading

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