Post Tagged with: "conflict"

A Palestinian Failure

October 27, 2014 11:52 am0 comments
A Palestinian Failure

Shortly after the war in Gaza, trouble started elsewhere – this time in Jerusalem inside the Occupied Palestinian Territory of the West Bank. Although it is hard to pinpoint the exact start of the problems, Palestinians have been protesting the fact that Israeli Jewish settlers have been allowed access to […]

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Russia — European Union sanction conflict impact: expert opinion

September 12, 2014 12:45 pm0 comments
Russia — European Union sanction conflict impact: expert opinion

A one-year food import ban decree signed on August 6, 2014, by Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, caused massive backlash among the European farmers, as well as foreign politicians and analysts. The decree bans the import of certain foods, such as beef, pork, poultry and chicken, fruit, […]

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Iraq conflict requires diplomatic steps and new counter-terrorism strategy

July 21, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Iraq conflict requires diplomatic steps and new counter-terrorism strategy

The Islamic of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), the terrorist group that had taken over several cities and areas in Syria and Northern Iraq, announced the creation of the so-called Islamic Caliphate on the captured territories on 29 June, the first day of the month of Ramadan, and demanded the […]

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Israel’s missing teens – hypocrisy or empathy?

June 21, 2014 10:15 am0 comments
Israel’s missing teens – hypocrisy or empathy?

On Thursday the 12th of June, three Israeli teenagers went missing outside an illegal settlement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Since then, the Israeli and US government have suspected and blamed the Palestinian Islamist party, Hamas, of the incident and it is now widely believed that they have been kidnapped. […]

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Israel, Palestine and Ethnicity

February 25, 2014 1:35 pm0 comments
Israel, Palestine and Ethnicity

Note; Haaretz has premium status for some articles, meaning that, after some time, material may not be available to viewers unless they pay a subscription fee. This is why I may paraphrase a lot so as to respect their material.  The Israeli national newspaper, Haaretz, has published an article reporting on changes […]

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Russia–EU Summit provided opportunity for honest and open dialogue

February 21, 2014 11:28 am0 comments
Russia–EU Summit provided opportunity for honest and open dialogue

Another EU–Russia summit, which was shortened to just one day, took place on 28 January in Brussels. A new basic agreement between the EU and Russia was one of the main topics on the agenda. The event that was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey […]

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The Middle East is devastating itself – not Obama’s inaction

February 4, 2014 11:03 am1 comment
The Middle East is devastating itself – not Obama’s inaction

A recent article came out of the Independent titled Obama’s inaction is quietly devastating the Middle East.  My reaction is to disagree with this statement. Yes, the United States has been responsible; in a way; for some of the destabilizing and the conflict. Its invasion of Iraq has been a disaster […]

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The Life of Kia Garriques

November 5, 2013 10:00 am0 comments
The Life of Kia Garriques

“It is only in times of desperation and defeat that your full powers will come forth. But you must believe this. To believe is to survive.” Excerpt from Innovera Yakov – The Journey of A Thousand Eyes Innovera Yakov – The Journey of A Thousand Eyes is the first book in […]

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