A Brief Comment on Loose Language

On May 4, 2015, in blog posts, by admin

A Brief Comment on Loose Language by Lawrence Davidson One of the problems with confrontational struggles is that they attract all types. Hopefully there is a core of sane folks on one side or the other, but it seems inevitable that you also get a wide variety of, well, less-than-clear thinkers. These latter often include […]

New Book: “Hezbollah: An Outsider’s Inside View”

On April 16, 2015, in blog posts, by admin

I am pleased to announce the recent publication of my book “Hezbollah: An Outsider’s Inside View.”  Whether you like or dislike Hezbollah, this book offers a unique and rewarding insight delivered from a Western viewpoint.  It encourages an understanding that is the fundamental step toward peaceful co-existence. In researching Hezbollah over the past eight years, […]

Resisting Israeli politics

On March 25, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Resisting Israeli Politics by Brenda Heard Six months prior to the upcoming UK general election, the Board of Deputies of British Jews published its “2015 General Election Jewish Manifesto.” This forty-page document urges both existing and prospective members of the UK Parliament to support various “policy asks” and to “champion these causes.”  The Manifesto was […]

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

On March 9, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes by Graham Peebles Besieged by civil war, poverty and violent repression, huge numbers of people are risking their lives making the hazardous journey from Tripoli or Benghazi across the Mediterranean to Italy. Crammed into unsafe, poorly maintained vessels, thousands of vulnerable men, women and children are leaving their homes in search […]

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Ideologically Dictated Worldview

On March 8, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Ideologically Dictated Worldview by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – The Delusional Leader On 3 March 2015 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came before the U.S. Congress and once again painted a false picture of Iran and its ambitions. His vision was both apocalyptic and simplistic: the state of Iran is evil and the […]

Apology or Empty Appeasement? A Scottish Council apologises for lesson on Palestine

On March 5, 2015, in blog posts, by admin

Apology or Empty Appeasement? A Scottish Council apologises for lesson on Palestine by Brenda Heard A Scottish primary school recently offered a crude lesson to students when teaching the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  The questionable homework assignment became public knowledge and complaints ensued.  The subsequent actions of the council governing the school show two things: (1) the […]

 

Why We Need the International Criminal Court

On February 16, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Why We Need the International Criminal Court by Lawrence Davidson   This is the first of two analyses on the International Criminal Court. The second one will consider the Palestinian appeal to the Court.   Part I – The Need for Rules and Laws Americans consider themselves citizens of “the Land of the Free” with […]

A little legal restraint on Israel at last?

On February 16, 2015, in Articles, by admin

A little legal restraint on Israel at last? Palestine defies the US/EU and joins the ICC By David Morrison   For many years, Britain has regarded Israel’s colonisation of Palestinian territory in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, as illegal under international law and an obstacle to bringing about a “two-state solution”, which is the stated objective of British policy.  Here is a […]

Palestine

On February 16, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Palestine By Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd   Evocative Palestine. Just to think of Palestine is evocative. From the lush orange orchards to the laden olive groves, many examples could be provided to confirm the fact that prior to the creation of Israel,  Palestinian society thrived in all areas of human endeavour.  Renowned for its […]

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Israel’s March 2015 Elections

On January 11, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Israel’s March 2015 Elections by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – Trepidation There is trepidation in the Zionist ranks over the March 2015 elections for a new Knesset or parliament. It seems that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu got angry at his more “liberal” coalition partners Tzipi Livni and Yair Lapid because of their opposition to […]