He’s been known to ponder the way in which Singapore and Israel developed relatively quickly and with few assets – and draw lessons from their experience.
Posts Tagged: Israel
Ben Roback: So far, there is little sign of Trump’s promised ‘Deal of the Century’ in the Middle East
Delivering on his campaign promise to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy accordingly hasn’t helped.
Profile: Jonathan Sacks, who accused Corbyn of supporting “racists who want to kill Jews”, and compared him to Powell
The former Chief Rabbi felt he had to speak up against the Labour leader for “legitimising the public expression of hate”.
Our Executive Editor dissects Labour candidate Faiza Shaheen’s attempt to dismiss facts about the Labour leader as “hearsay”.
There is a solid reason why headlines about Labour prejudice have run for months and those about a claimed Tory equivalent for only a week.
Plus: Mugabe wrecked Zimbabwe. Tommy Robinson – and how Batten is wrecking UKIP. Can Farage save it?
Robert Halfon: A second referendum would be an insult to the people, a stunt worthy of a banana republic
Plus: Why it’s unfair to misrepresent Poland’s history; and the joy of a good book and a large cigar.
Iain Dale: A betrayal, a contortion, a rash, a shambles, a schism, a squabble. What’s the best collective noun for Cabinet ministers?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
Eric Pickles: Netanyahu is in Britain. And the Duke of Cambridge will visit Israel – a sign that the two countries are drawing even closer.
But it is important to acknowledge that there are growing concerns within Israel about the rise of antisemitism in Britain.
Iain Dale: Gammon if you think you’re hard enough. The patronising Remainers who’ve lost but can’t move on.
Plus: Boles was right (first time round) on Gaza. The Dambusters raid anniversary. A Tory poll lead. Plus: a man and a woman will marry in Windsor on Saturday.
The use of live ammunition is the result of decisions either made or approved by the defence minister.
The hard truth is that for the country’s politicians what European governments think is of secondary importance. What counts is Congress and Trump.
Defensive actions taken by the IDF have resulted in fatalities. Only when absolutely necessary and legally permitted, has force been used.
Obama and his partners ignored the loudly-voiced concerns of our key Gulf strategic partners and Israel that the deal ignored potential Iranian interference in the region.
The Israeli Prime Minister senses a chance to finally succeed in his years-long campaign to persuade the United States to bomb Iran’s nuclear programme.