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Why are the left so obsessed with Israel?

Why are the left so obsessed with Israel?

James Bickerton March 2, 2017 0

You don’t have to spend much time observing the politics of Britain, or any other Western nation, to realise that a section of the left are completely, utterly and unequivocally obsessed with Israel. That

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Google’s Palestine Question

Google’s Palestine Question

Matthew Cowley August 12, 2016 0

The politics of the map are often overlooked. Whether it be the fact that continents on conventional maps are sized not based on their real size, but on political sensibilities; or the fact that

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6 Inconvenient Elections The West Chose To Ignore And Undo

6 Inconvenient Elections The West Chose To Ignore And Undo

Lee Jenkins May 15, 2014 0

Flawed as they are, the elections in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea are reasonably representative. Yet the West has form in ignoring elections it doesn’t find useful. Iran 1953 The oil wealth of Iran had

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Have The Palestinians Scuppered The Latest Peace Talks?

Have The Palestinians Scuppered The Latest Peace Talks?

Backbencher November 14, 2013 0

Quell surprise; Middle Peace talks are going nowhere. But who’s to blame? Bad news and acrimony seem to be the only tangible products coming out of the latest round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. At

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Who are the real winners of intervention in Syria?

Backbencher September 2, 2013 0

The topic of chemical warfare in Syria continues to dominate the press and media. Following Parliament’s decision to reject military intervention in Syria, Obama has announced a ten day delay on action from the

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More of the Same in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations

More of the Same in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations

Backbencher July 22, 2013 0

Maura James, On Friday, 19 July, 2013, US Secretary of State John Kerry triumphantly touted progress in negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians. As we have seen in the period since the Oslo Accords, US

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Syria, And Obama’s Self-Inflicted Dilemma

Syria, And Obama’s Self-Inflicted Dilemma

Lee Jenkins May 9, 2013 1

Damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t, Obama has backed himself into a corner over Syria’s chemical weapons The carnage in Syria shows little sign of abating, with reports of a new massacre

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How I Learnt To Stop Worrying & Love (Iran’s) Bomb

How I Learnt To Stop Worrying & Love (Iran’s) Bomb

Backbencher April 18, 2013 1

An Iranian nuclear weapon should be supported, not opposed. I once took part in a Backbencher debate where I stated I would support military action against Iran to stop them gaining a nuclear weapon.

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The Truth About Hamas

The Truth About Hamas

Backbencher April 11, 2013 6

Hamas is not a partner for peace. We need to stop pretending it is, writes Stephen Hoffman. One of the most naive refrains I constantly hear on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the idea that

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Barack Obama and the Middle East Question

Barack Obama and the Middle East Question

Backbencher March 23, 2013 2

Samuel Kerr considers whether President Obama can succeed where his predecessors failed.  Barack Obama has begun the obligatory second-term responsibilities of an American President by visiting the Middle East and discussing peace. The President

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