Europe and the United States: Diverging Destinies?

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by Peter Jenkins What are we to make of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s remarks at a political rally in Munich on May 28? The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I’ve experienced that… Continue Reading  

By Nixing German FM Meet, Netanyahu Ups Israel’s Tyranny a Notch

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by Mairav Zonszein Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled his meeting on Tuesday with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel just one hour before it was slated to begin, after the latter refused to cancel scheduled meetings with anti-occupation organizations B’Tselem and Breaking the Silence.… Continue Reading  

Iran Should Take American Threats Seriously

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by Shireen T. Hunter It was not surprising that Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, national security adviser to President Donald Trump, “officially put…Iran on notice,” following what he cited as “recent Iranian actions, including a provocative ballistic missile launch and an… Continue Reading  

Is Europe Choosing Iran over Saudi Arabia?

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by Eldar Mamedov On January 19, the European Parliament (EP) debated the escalating crisis between Iran and Saudi Arabia following the execution by Riyadh of Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr and the attack in response on the Saudi embassy in Tehran… Continue Reading