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Iran and Palestinians the losers in Warsaw

Arab countries, mainly Gulf states, didn’t hesitate to partake in the summit alongside Israel, were willing to accept it as a full partner and even as a leader in the regional fight against Iran.

The Warsaw Summit and the Palestinians/ Lebanon’s new government

This Update is focussed on the Warsaw Conference on Peace and Security in the Middle East that took place yesterday with the participation of more than 60 countries -  which is widely seen as part of a US-led effort to create a new alliance against Iran's destabilising behaviour.

Europa Europa: Hatred in the air

The gilets jaunes are, apparently, leaderless and their grievances largely inchoate, apart from their obsession with antisemitic sloganeering. The movement was sparked by an increase in fuel tax, but nothing seems capable of assuaging their anger

Behind the News – January 2019

Police recommend charging Bibi On Dec. 2, Israel Police recommended indicting Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, on charges of bribery, fraud...

The Last Word: Season of Ill Will

A survey across Europe, asking Jews about the subject of antisemitism, revealed that nearly 40% of the respondents had a personal experience of antisemitism during a five-year period

A matter of definition: Why the IHRA working definition of antisemitism...

A new CNN survey has once again put antisemitism into the news headlines. According to the survey of 7000 people across seven European countries, as many as 25% of Europeans have traditional antisemitic attitudes.

Biblio File: Wall to Wall

The theme that we are morally obliged to demolish the barriers dividing us is that of Tim Marshall’s new book, which, while cleverly constructed and elegantly argued, devalues the protective function of walls and at times unfairly impugns the motives of those who build them.

Europa Europa: The Fall of Liberalism?

The liberal world order established after World War II may be coming to an end, challenged by populist forces without and within...

The EU, the Trump Administration, and Iran

Update from AIJAC Update 08/18 #03   With the Trump Administration announcing the formation of a new Iran Action Group and the EU recently issuing a statement doubling...

Europa Europa: From Helsinki to Damascus

US President Donald Trump was reviled by critics following the Helsinki summit with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, last month. Lost in translation was Trump’s assertion that the two men are planning to do “certain things with respect to Syria that have to do with the safety of Israel."

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