Category Archives: Netanyahu

Obama Defeats Netanyahu In Iran Accord Battle

4th paragraph: “… precious view” — should that be “precious few”?

1st George Washington paragraph: presient should be prescient

On the viral video of the boy with the cast on his arm: surely the most salient factor is that it was a woman and two girls who fought the soldier off. And the creep let loose a tear gas canister as his fellow soldier rescued him. (btw, did you read The Angry Arab’s hilarious column on that incident?) …… well I see the Ha’aretz quote mentions the gender of the rescuers and a comment mentions the tear gas.

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More Democratic Senators Support Iran Deal

by James M. Wall Senator Charles Schumer, Democrat of New York and leader of the pro-Israel forces in the Senate, announced on August 6, that he would oppose President Obama’s effort to gain Congressional support for the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran. … Continue reading

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Two States Never an Option for Netanyahu

by James M. Wall Juan Cole reports that President Jimmy Carter was “brutally frank” in a recent interview with England‘s Prospect magazine. Carter was on a tour for his new book, A Full Life: Reflections at 90, when he told journalist Bronwen Maddox, “all … Continue reading

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House Members In Israel for Obama-Bashing

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Iran Political Fulmination Versus Diplomatic Deal

by James M. Wall Blessings upon New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof for pointing out that “fulmination” is the right word to describe opposition to the diplomatic deal President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have just reached with Iran and … Continue reading

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Thirteen Senators Who Could Make History

by James M. Wall Most U.S. media attention is focused this summer on Donald Trump and the latest outbreak of domestic violence in movie theaters. But look carefully at the internet and you will find Roland Nikles reporting for Mondoweiss on a story … Continue reading

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UCC Says No to Occupation, Votes 80% to Divest

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Bibi Coalition Echoes Groucho’s “Duck Soup”

by James M. Wall The Times of Israel, Israel’s leading right wing newspaper, can usually be counted on to lead the cheers for any Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli government. Not this time. After his recent narrow election victory Netanyahu turned to a right wing collection … Continue reading

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Bibi and 47 Senators Strike Dark Discordant Note

by James M. Wall A week before Prime Minister Netanyahu’s March 3 campaign speech to the U.S. Congress, Secretary of State John Kerry warned the Congress that the Israeli leader was up to his old tricks. Not only did the Israeli … Continue reading

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Obama Names Malley New Middle East Chief

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