Hugh Fitzgerald

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Israel, Jordan, and That “Peace Treaty” We Hear So Much About

As talk of Israel’s annexation of part of the “West Bank” continues, it is important to recall that last November, the Kingdom of Jordan cancelled…

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We Don’t Want War with Israel

In an interview on a Lebanese television station, a former minister, Sejaan Azzi, recently declared that Lebanon did not want war with Israel, and was…

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In the Czech Republic, A Contretemps Over Israel

From the Jerusalem Post: Politics in the Czech Republic have been roiled in the past few days by debate over how to respond to the…

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UAE Foreign Minister Warns On Israeli Annexation Plans

The UAE ambassador to Washington was one of three Arab representatives – the other two were the ambassadors of Bahrain and Oman – to attend…

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Ghassan Weshah: Tomorrow Belongs to Islam! (Part 1)

At MEMRI.org there is an interview with Palestinian historian Ghassan Weshah that is remarkable for its surpassing absurdity. Even among the many examples of nonsense…

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Mahmoud Abbas Threatens – Ruat Caelum! – to Let the P.A. Collapse (Part 1)

Here is the story from Israel Hayom: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas plans to run his administration to the ground to prevent Israeli from pursuing…

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“Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.”

From CTech, news of yet another, quite special Israeli startup: On paper, it sounds like just another startup. A young company developing advanced technology, being…

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How Weak Is Hezbollah? (Part 2)

Hezbollah now faces the worst crisis of its existence. It has thrown in its lot with a Lebanese regime widely perceived as both corrupt and…

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How Weak Is Hezbollah? (Part 1)

The story, posted at The National, a UAE paper opposed both to Iran and to its proxy Hezbollah, is here: Some would say that, given…

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Israel Apologizes and Sends Condolences for the Death of an Autistic Palestinian

The story is from Reuters: More than a week after Israeli police shot dead an unarmed and autistic Palestinian in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…

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