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Posts Tagged ‘Arabs

Lowest US prestige ever in the Middle East

May 31, 2011

This month, in the Middle East, has seen the unmaking of the President of the United States. While Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu played out their farce in Washington – Obama groveling as usual – the Arabs got on with the serious business of changing their world, demonstrating and fighting and dying for freedoms they […]

Revolution in Egypt bad news for Jews of Israel

February 16, 2011

The view from Israel is that the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions are bad, very bad. Educated Arabs — not all of them dressed as “Islamists,” quite a few of them speaking perfect English whose wish for democracy is articulated without resorting to “anti-Western” rhetoric — are bad for Israel. The images that moved and enthused […]

American Foreign Policy Folly

January 30, 2011

The U.S. keeps Mubarak in power—it gave his regime $1.5 billion in aid last year—mainly because he supports America’s pro-Israel policies, especially by helping Israel maintain its stranglehold on Gaza. [Israel and Egypt alone receive 1/3 of America’s total American foreign aid!] The U.S. supports Mahmoud Abbas for the same reason: he is seen as […]