The Egyptian general has become smitten by the personality cult allowed to grow up around him.
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The former Israeli Prime Minister died today. This post also contains David Cameron’s tribute to him.
There are tactical reasons for his insistence that the Palestinians recognise Israel as a Jewish state.
Garvan Walshe: Despite a new boycott of Israeli academia and a bomb on a Tel Aviv bus, there are signs of hope in the Middle East.
Mahmoud Abbas understands that a serious outbreak of terrorism would ruin his chances of negotiating a Palestinian State.
Saturday’s agreement is only interim. It gives the world another six months to avoid war.
“We are right to test to the full Iran’s readiness to act in good faith”, Foreign Secretary tells the Commons.
It has highlighted the failure of the Conservative leadership’s Sweetshop Theory of Politics.
Netanyahu’s language – and hard logic – won’t allow a dangerous fudge. The prospect is the right deal, or air strikes.
J P Floru is a Westminster councillor and Head of Programmes at the Adam Smith Institute. Follow J P on… Read more »
Golda Meir, the Prime Minister of Israel from 1969 to 1974, once made a rueful remark about her country’s geographical… Read more »
Alistair Burt refuses to be drawn on whether the Government would support a Palestinian statehood bid
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter In an over-subscribed Urgent Question debate in the Commons yesterday, on the Palestinian statehood bid,… Read more »
Nicholas Soames and Sir Peter Bottomley are the only Tory MPs to support EDM in favour of Palestinian statehood
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter Nicholas Soames and Sir Peter Bottomley are the only Tory MPs who have signed an… Read more »
Conservative MPs insist Hamas must respect the State of Israel’s right to exist, and accept Quartet Principles
By Matthew Barrett On Monday, William Hague opened a debate about the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Questions… Read more »