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ABC gives BDS-supporting Human Rights Watch activist a huge free kick

Last week, Israel’s Supreme Court upheld an Interior Ministry decision not to renew the work visa of HRW’s representative in Israel and the Palestinian territories, Omar Shakir. The Court agreed that Shakir had breached a 2017 law barring entry to foreigners who promote the BDS campaign and gave him 20 days to leave the country.

Jeremy Corbyn reads the words of fallen Jewish soldier-poet but fails...

Isaac Rosenberg is rightfully celebrated as one of the Great War’s greatest poets and “In the Trenches”  is indeed a fitting poem to read in memory of the millions slaughtered on the Western Front.

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Is an Israel-Iran war inevitable?

This Update asks the question, is a major military conflict between Israel and Iran its proxies inevitable in the next few years? Increasing numbers of knowledgable Israeli security analysts are arguing that it is, and this Update explores why. 

The Killing of Baghdadi/ Lebanon in Chaos

Turkey invades Kurdish Syria, as US backs off

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A distinctive Islamic voice against extremism 

Indonesia can use Islam as a source of diplomatic “soft power” diplomacy by promoting moderate, tolerant, humanitarian Islam.

Jerusalem faces Russia’s growing Mideast dominance

US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of nearly all US troops from northern Syria has cemented Russia’s status as the predominant global military power actively engaged in the Middle East.

Noted and Quoted – November 2019

Editorialising on Israeli PM Netanyahu’s failure to form a coalition government, the Age (Oct. 23) opined that “the very length of his tenure means that Mr Netanyahu has, rightly or wrongly, become the face of every impasse in Israeli public life