March 13, 2012

Netanyahu May Be Bluffing on Iran

Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg

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Whenever I’m in the Middle East, I find myself, sometimes within hours of arrival, more susceptible to the appeal of elaborate conspiracy theories.

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Israel's right to defend itself is a matter of consensus. But whether Israel is sovereign in its decision on when and how to use its American weapons and entangle its most important friend - that's another question. more ››
March 8, 2012
Hatred Toward Netanyahu Prevents Fair Debate
Israel Harel, Haaretz
Hatred, and not only bribery, blinds the eyes of wise men and distorts the words of the righteous. And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a hated man. The instinctive and uncontrolled hatred toward him interferes with the... more ››
March 9, 2012
Obama Won't Take the Bait on Iran
Gwynne Dyer, Winnipeg Free Press
If Netanyahu and his fellow hawks truly believed that Iranian nuclear weapons would mean the extinction of the Jewish state, then their wish to attack Iran would be defensible, but they don't. That's just for public... more ››
March 7, 2012
Israel Never Had Control Over Its Destiny
Democracy in America
News flash: Israel is not master of its fate. It's not terribly surprising that a country with less than 8m inhabitants is not master of its fate. Switzerland, Sweden, Serbia and Portugal are not masters of their fates. These... more ››