Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

It might as well have been a declaration of war. (More…)

The headline could not have been more provocative: Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe? (More…)

“He’s going to save Israel from the Europeans.” So said my late aunt, handing me a photocopy of something written by its new ambassador to the UN. “Netanyahu speaks the truth.” (More…)

Three decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia is back. Not as an economic power. Western sanctions have seen to that. But as a military power. (More…)

I could see Istanbul from the plane. Staring out of the Cessna window at the sprawling city below, from the coastline to the horizon, it was hard to believe that there was anything else to Turkey. (More…)

Guy Verhofstadt. Massimo D’Alema. Sigmar Gabriel. David Miliband. Over thirty strong, the list of former European foreign ministers and prime ministers had been attached to a letter published in The Guardian, imploring the EU to stay committed to the two-state solution. (More…)

“Israel is outraged over the legislation against it in the Dail which is indicative of hypocrisy and anti-Semitism.” That was the statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the lower house of the Irish parliament advanced a bill in late January that would make it illegal for anyone in Ireland to buy goods or services from Israel’s settlements in the West Bank. (More…)