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Posts Tagged: Israel
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.
Plus: The Enemy Within rings me during my LBC programme. Back Hunt – defy the BMA. And: I want to buy Margaret Thatcher’s clothes.
At a time of great change in the region, I’m very proud of the work we have done to connect our Party with the critical issues and people there.
Eric Pickles MP: Why is the Foreign Office turning a blind eye to Palestinian incitement of violence?
It should not equate the acts of a handful of extremists on the very fringes of Israeli society to the state-sanctioned incitement of violence rife within Palestinian society.
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.
Asymmetric war has failed for 70 years. There is an opportunity now to change tack – but it will be hard.
For councils to play politics with pension funds or with the procurement of local services is quite unacceptable.
The Russian scheme has a major, obvious flaw: the Syrian regime is mostly fighting not ISIS, but other armed groups.
Four things have surprised me during my recent weeks in the country.
From the Falklands to the Middle East, he’s reliably on the wrong side.
Mike Freer MP: Labour’s upper echelons can now be considered to be overwhelmingly hostile to Britain’s Jewish community
Corbyn’s election has all at once overtly politicised and alienated an entire community that has long been an integral part of British society.
His passionate defence of the welfare state runs counter to values that are truly embedded in their psyche: self-reliance, personal responsibility, entrepreneurialism.
Sir Eric Pickles MP: Business innovation. Humanitarian effort. And ceaseless security threats. What I found during a visit to Israel.
There is much more to the country than the political controversies which are the focus of most reports.
In the race between democratisation and the bomb, this deal buys time for democracy