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Posts Tagged ‘Israel/Palestine’

June 24th, 2017 - 5:31 pm § in Misc.

Kushner Lights Fires Under Israeli:Palestinian Conflict

Abbas was supposedly furious with the president’s son-in-law after Kushner relayed Netanyahu’s demands with no movement on new settlements in illegal areas of the West Bank but the immediate halt of payments to terrorists and their families.  Abbas angrily accused Kushner and Trump̵[...]

June 1st, 2017 - 3:37 am § in Donald Trump

The Donald’s Big Bad Idea: Sunni:Israeli NATO.

Donald Trump’s Saudi Trip Highlighted a Sunni:Israeli Nato.   This would be a terrible mistake Trump is acting like a frontman for the Saudis, demonizing the Shia and Iran.  This may please Israel extremists too , but it ignores the reality that Saudi’s version of Islam and their own S[...]

May 30th, 2017 - 10:13 am § in Jews, Politics, Religion, world

An Abrahamic Answer to Israel=Palestine

The Abrahamic Union: a Confederate solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Yakov Nagen Yakov Nagen is a Rabbi at the Yeshiva of Otniel, located near Hebron. On the day of Shimon Peres’s death, my neighbor Natan Meir stood before 100 Jewish and Arab interfaith activists and spoke of Peres’s[...]

May 26th, 2017 - 12:02 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

CHINA on Trump’s Proposal for a Sunni NATO

Trump’s intention to divide Middle East not helpful for lasting peace U.S. President Donald Trump presented a reversed Middle East policy during his maiden overseas trip to Saudi Arabia and Israel, by calling for an anti-Iran coalition, which may fuel the tension in the region and jeopardize e[...]

May 21st, 2017 - 8:13 am § in Donald Trump

The (low) price of peace

PA to Trump: We must have an airport, Dead Sea resort Palestinian Authority delegation reportedly told President Trump its infrastructure demands for Israel, including airport in Samaria. ISRAELNATIONALNEWS.COM[...]

May 21st, 2017 - 1:48 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Will Trump Survive A Stay in Jerusalem’s “Best” Hotel?

Maybe Trump Will Buy It?  These are Trump’s digs  in Jerusalem. The King David Hotel  was built in the 1930s by Ezra Mosseri, a wealthy Egyptian Jewish banker, who wanted to create an enduring symbol of luxury in what was then British Mandated Palestine. Since then the King David has been t[...]

May 16th, 2017 - 12:23 am § in Donald Trump

Why Is Trump Making This First Big Trip to The Holy Cities?

President Trump is seeking is to unite peoples of all faiths around a common vision of peace, progress, and prosperity. Following the chaos of Trump’s leaks to the Russians, it is worth asking WTF .. why is he going on this Big Trip?  HR McMaster, Trump’s national security answer, offer[...]

May 6th, 2017 - 12:14 pm § in Misc.

War, war, war, war

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May 2nd, 2017 - 12:08 pm § in Misc.

Liberal Hypocrisy: Tibet vs Palestine

“The occupation of Tibet by China has been longer and more brutal and less justified by protective or military considerations, and there are more Tibetans than “Palestinians”. Moreover, there exists no other state with a majority Tibetan population, whereas the Jordanian population[...]