The deal won’t stop Iran’s nuclear programme for good, but it is still better than alternative, military means of non-proliferation.
Posts Tagged: Benjamin Netanyahu
Eric Pickles: Netanyahu’s visit. It would be fitting were Britain later to sign its first free trade deal with the Middle East’s only true democracy.
Our relationship with Israel makes us safer, healthier, and more prosperous.
In political terms, 2016 is turning out to be every bit as important, in historical terms, as 1968.
Allowing Russia to become top dog in the Middle East has consequences for Europe – including Britain.
Plus: Fox, an assured voice for Leave. Clarke and Heseltine, missing voices for Remain. And: Mark Regev, a persuasive voice for Israel.
Plus: Obama: so that went well, then. Scotland: will it go well for Davidson? Wales – it may go well for Neil Hamilton (remember him).
I think regularly about the new West Bank Palestinian city that I visited , and how some of the things that confused me then still do now.
A year on since the Commons voted to recognise Palestinian statehood, we must apply proper diplomatic pressure and see it as an essential moral issue of our time.
The Russian scheme has a major, obvious flaw: the Syrian regime is mostly fighting not ISIS, but other armed groups.
In the race between democratisation and the bomb, this deal buys time for democracy
British MPs voting for the recognition of Palestine would not transform ISIS into liberal consumers of Love your Garden or Strictly Come Dancing.
Permanent war would be catastrophic for the country’s Arab population, and for an Israel that knows it ought to treat them as equals.
It needs Mahmoud Abbas in place, and its response to the kidnapping of three teenagers threatens to weaken his position.
Far from being an end to the power struggle within Palestinian politics, this latest deal could well be its next phase.
Garvan Walshe: Abbas is changing the Palestinian question. Will he also change the Israeli Prime Minister?
Abbas’s tactical push is helping to divide Israel’s Government.