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Chas Freeman – Israel, Asset or Liability?

Chas Freeman – Israel, Asset or Liability?

Is Israel a strategic asset or liability for the United States? Interesting question. We must thank the Nixon Center for asking it. In my view, there are many reasons for Americans to wish the Jewish state well. Under current circumstances, strategic advantage for the United States is not one of them. If we were to reverse the question, however, and to ask whether the United States is a strategic asset or liability for Israel, there would be no doubt about…

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Hosni Mubarak’s days are numbered

Hosni Mubarak’s days are numbered

The Egyptian capital Cairo was the scene of violent chaos on Friday, when tens of thousands of anti-government protesters stoned and confronted police, who fired back with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons. It was a major escalation in what was already the biggest challenge to authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak’s 30 year-rule. They are demanding Mubarak’s ouster and venting their rage at years of government neglect of rampant poverty, unemployment and rising food prices.

A forceful comeback

A forceful comeback

Israeli Watch has now returned to the scene of reporting the latest news and events in the only apartheid state in the world. We apologise for the long hiatus and the lack of coverage, especially since many events had happened since our last coverage of the events in the Zionist entity and its relations with its neighbours. The recent War On Gaza was a strong case in that point. We hope to make up for it with our return to…

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“Butcher of Lebanon” resigns in disgrace

“Butcher of Lebanon” resigns in disgrace

Ehud Olmert officially tenders his resignation as Prime Minister of Israel and Tzipi Livni is expected to take his place. The “Butcher of Lebanon” is no more. Olmert told his Cabinet yesterday morning that he would resign and followed that with a visit to the official Jerusalem residence of President Shimon Peres — both formalities in a process that began in late July, when Olmert caved under the pressure of multiple corruption probes and announced he would step down after…

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“Israel has lost the right to exist”, Norwegian article

“Israel has lost the right to exist”, Norwegian article

Ha’aretz An article in a leading Norwegian newspaper last weekend lambasted Israel and Judaism and said Israel has lost its right to exist in its present form. Entitled “God’s chosen people,” the article by author Jostein Gaarder in Aftenposten is raising a storm in Norway. Gaarder, author of the book “Sophie’s World,” links the Israel Defense Forces’ acts in Lebanon to Jewish history and foresees the coming dismantling of the state as it exists today, with the Jews becoming refugees….

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