Sunday, August 20, 2017

Tag: Zionism

Donald Trump’s Israel ambassador is hardline pro-settler lawyer

David Friedman opposes two-state solution, backs undivided Jerusalem as capital and has acted for Trump's failing hotels. Donald Trump has named as his ambassador to Israel a pro-settler lawyer who has described some US Jews as worse than concentration camp prisoner-guards. David Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer who represented the president-elect over...

Could Bibi’s Big Right-Wing Gamble Be His Undoing?

In a surprise reshuffling, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ditched the moderates in his government and taken up with hard-liners. Is it too much for Israel to bear? TEL AVIV — “It’s delusional,” said Benny Begin, a senior Likud parliamentarian, when asked what he thought of Avigdor Lieberman’s incipient appointment as...

After terrorist label, what is GCC’s next move against Hezbollah?

Iranian officials and media have condemned the recent decision by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to designate the Lebanese group Hezbollah a terrorist organization. GCC Secretary-General Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani said March 2 that the designation was the result of Hezbollah’s “hostile acts” in Syria, Yemen and Iraq. He...

Saudi Arabia and Israel: An Axis of Convenience

The Two Colonial Cat's-Paws Mauling the Middle East. Geopolitics makes strange bedfellows. Take Israel and Saudi Arabia for instance. The two Middle Eastern powers might be expected to have zero common ground. Israel is the arch-colonizer of Arabs and Muslims, while Saudi Arabia governs the motherland of the Arabs and...

How Zionism helped create the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The covert alliance between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Zionist entity of Israel should be no surprise to any student of British imperialism. The problem is the study of British imperialism has very few students. Indeed, one can peruse any undergraduate or post-graduate British university prospectus and...

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