Barry Shaw’s Blog: The View from Israel

The United States’ dilemma vis-à-vis the Kurds

     By Barry Shaw in Israel National News The president’s decision is a mistake, but one that is consistent with his campaign promises. Trump is being consistent on the Kurdish issue. He has always said, years before he decided to run for president, that there shouldn’t be American boots on the ground, particularly in […]

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An Israeli Deadlock: Bibi, Gantz, Rivlin, and Liberman – Will Israel need yet another election to form their next Knesset?

          By Barry Shaw  – in the The American Spectator     This week’s Israeli elections proved one thing. Not only is Israel the only democracy in the Middle East, it is also a global democracy on steroids. The election results showed some benefits, but mainly the faults, of a multi-party electoral […]

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Israelis can reclaim their land at the ballot box

By Barry Shaw  – in the Times of Israel On September 10, Benjamin Netanyahu pulled off one of his famous political masterstrokes when he made a dramatic announcement one week before a contentious national election in which it looked far from certain that he would hold onto his record-breaking office as Israel’s prime minister. The […]

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MY PALESTINE ITINERARY FOR TLAIB AND OMAR

BY BARRY SHAW     Jerusalem Post AUGUST 24, 2019 https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/My-Palestine-itinerary-for-Tlaib-and-Omar-599572 Ilhan Omar tweeted, “Yesterday at Social Justice Day a student asked me, ‘How do I stay hopeful that change is going to come?’ This is tough to unpack,” she responded before going on to give a meaningless ramble. More perceptively, @rdunnflorida tweeted, “Only weak people […]

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The Corbyn and Omar Threat to Jews and Israel.

            Out of the political deterioration in Britain and America, the double-headed hydra of anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism has emerged. The venom from both heads has nothing to do with the root causes of the distress in either country. Instead, in both cases, the radical left, affiliated with an imported ideology, […]

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