Daily Archives: May 2, 2010

OIL, CELL PHONES AND MOUNTAIN JEWS:WHAT FUELS AZERBAIJAN’S GOOD RELATIONS WITH ISRAEL?

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/archives-azerbaijan.html Farid Shafiyev, Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Canada. Photo by Rhonda Spivak. Rhonda Spivak Azerbaijan, a country made up mostly of Shiite Muslims, with only 25,000 Jews, has some rather large and powerful neighbors-- Russia to the north and...

Iran Drops Bid for Human Rights Council Seat, Eyes Women’s Rights Body Instead

Anne Bayefsky, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and editor of Eye on the U.N., disagreed that the development showed the HRC was becoming a serious agency for promoting human rights. "At the last...

Senior Iranian MP: Iran Capable of Blocking Strait of Hormuz

(with thanks to IMRA.ORG.IL for bringing this piece to our attention) News number: 890206158619:27 | 2010-04-26Defence http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=8902061586 TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy has the capability to block the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf as...

The False Religion of Mideast Peace And why I’m no longer a believer.

www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/04/19/the_false_religion_of_mideast_peace?print=yes&hidecomments=yes&page=full On October 18, 1991, against long odds and in front of an incredulous press corps, U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III and Soviet Foreign Minister Boris Pankin announced that Arabs and Israelis were being...

Infantry Needed To Fight Hizbullah: U.S. Report

The U.S. Army has commissioned a study that concluded that conventional ground forces would be required to battle the Iranian-sponsored Hizbullah. The Rand Corp. has relayed a study to the U.S. Army that analyzed Israel's 2006 war with...

MICHAEL IGNATIEFF ON IRAN, KAIROS, UNWRA, A PALESTINIAN STATE AND AN URBAN RESERVE IN...

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/michael-ignatieff-on-iran.html Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Michael Ignatieff. Photo by Rhonda Spivak. By Rhonda Spivak The following are questions given to Michael Ignatieff, the leader of Canada’s Liberal Party who was in Winnipeg during an interview...

Confirmed Israel Intelligence Study: Saudis Will Now Pose a Nuclear Threat – Yet It...

Saudi Arabia, the only Arab nation contiguous to Israel which remains in a total state of war with Israel since 1948, has taken a step towards posing a nuclear threat against Jerusalem. This past...

US State Department Report Warns: Syria Tries To Bypass U.S. Sanctions

Jerusalem - The Middle East Newsline newsletter has uncovered a U.S. State Department which documents that it has detected Syrian efforts to bypass U.S. sanctions imposed on Damascus over the last decade.In that report,...

Is Obama Moving To Topple Israel’s Prime Minister?

Jerusalem - The administration of President Barack Obama has launched what officials termed a psychological warfare campaign meant to topple Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Sources in the Obama Administration and the US Congress have...