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Backgrounder: Saudi vs. Qatar …and Trump

So what’s the story with Saudi Arabia vs. Qatar? And why is Trump in the middle of it, making things worse? We know that the Saudis are in a cold war (sometimes kind of hot) with their former friend (and US ally) Qatar. We know that the Saudis would like Qatar to stop being diplomatic…

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It Wasn’t Just Russia

Fascinating article over on The Intercept this week. Check out Jeremy Scahill’s More Than Just Russia — There’s a Strong Case for the Trump Team Colluding With Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the UAE. In it, Scahill says that Trump and Trump’s minions may have colluded with Russia to get the White House, but it is…

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Israel: Unlearned Lessons and Squandered Opportunities

By Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant Max Fisher wrote in Vox news more than three years ago (April, 2015), a piece entitled Israel’s Dark Future. His article has taken on even more relevance today. The embassy move is the latest phase in Israel’s steady encroachment upon Palestinian land. A review of the conditions of Jews in…

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Sanders Says We Need To Look At Israel

Bernie Sanders is, once again, rushing in where angels fear to tread. Or, at least, where American political candidates fear to tread. He is openly saying that Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian people is oppressive. That this is dangerous, to say the least, is obvious. American political figures have traditionally voiced unquestioning support of Israel,…

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Israel, and the Broken Trust

We may have a problem. We certainly have a question. It involves one of our dearest friends, who may have hurt us. The United States has always had a special relationship with Israel. It is our only true friend in the Middle East. It has been a model democracy for most of its history. It…

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Syrian War Gets Hot

News outlets are reporting that Israel launched a major air strike into Syrian territory yesterday and last night. Details remain very sketchy, but apparently Israel launched the attack in retaliation for the downing of one of its jets from Syrian anti-aircraft fire. According to the Washington Post and BBC, among other outlets, the confrontation began…

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