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Truth was the collateral damage

June 27, 2019 | Naomi Levin

This article was published in The Australian Jewish News on June 27 2019.   Todd Sampson is a former top…

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Australia should back up US pressure on Iran with sanctions of its own

June 26, 2019 | Colin Rubenstein

Australia should be doing whatever it can to contribute to the timely, calibrated and well-justified US-led strategy of increasing the pressure on Iran.

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Intransigent Tehran must be sent a message on nuclear deal

June 11, 2019 | Colin Rubenstein

In his last major statement on the matter in December, Morrison announced that his government “will keep the option of additional autonomous sanctions under active review”. Now is time for that ongoing review to deliver a pivot on Australia’s stance on the Iran nuclear deal, drawing the proper conclusions from Iran’s behaviour since the 2015 deal

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What are Russia, Iran and Cuba doing in Venezuela?

June 6, 2019 | Oved Lobel

Amid the continuing political, economic and humanitarian meltdown of Venezuela, an anti-American alliance consisting of Russia, Cuba and Iran is coalescing to counter US economic and diplomatic pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro.

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Netanyahu’s re-election was Israel’s liberal democracy in action

May 16, 2019 | Ahron Shapiro

The re-election of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been described by some of his critics as a blow to democracy, or as evidence of Israel’s progression towards becoming an ‘illiberal democracy’.

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Eurovision and the Greens’ green light for BDS

May 16, 2019 | Ahron Shapiro

With all the excitement about Australia being in the Eurovision grand final, it’s worth recalling that last May, Lee Rhiannon, a Greens senator at the time, pressured then SBS managing director Michael Ebeid to drop its broadcast because it would be held in Tel Aviv and therefore “could impact on Palestinians”.

Among the candidates to have their election posters defaced with antisemitic symbols was Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.

Antisemitic vandalism during this federal election campaign ― why is it happening? what can be done?

May 14, 2019 | Naomi Levin

The swastika has made frequent appearances during the 2019 federal election campaign. This is upsetting, but not really surprising given the fact that Jewish communities around the world have recorded a recent increase in antisemitic activity.

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Making mates with radicals bad look for Greens

May 2, 2019 | Naomi Levin

You can tell a lot about people from the company they keep.  That is certainly the case with the Australian Greens who have spent this term of Parliament in the company of some real extremists – both physically and in cyberspace.

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Letter: Voice of Mandela

May 1, 2019 | Allon Lee

I THINK one more important voice can be added to Peter Wertheim’s excellent response to Greg Barns’s comparison of Israel to Apartheid South Africa (Talking Point, April 26). That voice comes from no less an authority on apartheid than Nelson Mandela himself.

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Ahron Shapiro on the Israeli election results

April 11, 2019

AIJAC policy analyst Ahron Shapiro examines the preliminary Israeli election results on ABC News Radio.

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